Broccoli feta quiche

Vegetarian

Quiche is one of those feelgood foods that are tightly placed between healthy choice and soul food. That’s a winner in my book. It originates from the Lorraine region in France. This recipe is French inspired but ultimately – not least thanks to the feta cheese – very much a cosmopolitain. Now weather you treat this broccolli feta dish as a breakfast, lunch or dinner, this broccoli feta quiche will taste amazing no matter with meal of the day you grace with it.

If you are a quiche afficionado like me, don’t forget to check out these tasty quiche recipes.

At a glance

  • Cuisine: French, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Servings: 12
  • Calories per serving: 243 kcal
  • Preparation time: 15 min (with store bought quiche crust) – 45 min (if you make the quiche dough for the crust 3,from scratch)
  • Oven time: 30 min
  • Start to finish: 45 min

Ingredients for the broccoli feta quiche

  • 1 quiche crust (see recipe below)
  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of feta cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 crushed garlic cloves
  • 3.5 ounces (100 ml) of heavy cream
  • 3.5 ounces (100 ml) of sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds

Ingredients for the quiche drust

  • 2 cups (250 grams) of flour
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 4.4 ounces (125 grams) of cold butter
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 3 tablespoons of water

Mix the salt and flour in a large bowl. Cut the butter into smallish dices and add them to the bowl. Now the hard labor part starts: knead the butter into the flour until the mix is flaky. Then add the yolk and water and continue kneading until you have a smooth dough.

Let the dough rest in the fridge for 25-30 minutes. You can also perfectly freeze the dough. I therefore tend to always make a larger badge so i homemade quiche dough ready.

Now that you got the star of the show ready, let’s make some broccoli feta quiche.

How to prepare broccoli feta quiche

  • Butter and flour the quiche pan and lay out the dough for the crust.

    Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F/175 degrees C.

  • Cook the broccoli for 3-4 minutes, drain the water and place the broccoli in the quiche pan and drizzle the feta on top.

  • For the filling, add the eggs, heavy cream, sour cream, garlic, nutmeg, cayenne pepper and salt to a blender and blend it to a smooth mix.

    Then pour the filling over the broccoli and feta.

  • Bake the broccoli feta quiche for 30 minutes.