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Broccoli Quiche Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nancy O'Neal
Added: Thursday, October 15, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 bunch broccoli
1 c. cream
1 c. milk
4 eggs
salt and pepper
nutmeg
3/4 c. grated Gruyere cheese
2 T. Madeira
1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Line a deep 10" quiche pan with your favorite tart pastry and bake unfilled 15 minutes at 425. Brush with Dijon mustard and bake an additional 2-3 minutes.
Use tops of broccoli, cut into even-sized pieces and blanch in boiling salted water for 5 minutes. Drain, cool and chop coarsely (do not puree). There should be approximately 2 cups. Whisk together the cream, milk, and eggs; season with grated nutmeg, salt and pepper. Add broccoli, Gruyere cheese and Madeira. Pour into pastry shell and sprinkle top with Parmesan cheese. Bake in 375 oven for 30 minutes until puffed and slightly brown on top. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

 

 

 

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