Make Ahead and Freeze Holiday Recipes: Quiche

6 servings
50 min

There are a few recipes that will always remind me of holidays. They remind me of the family members who make them every year and memories of many family gatherings. This brings us to make ahead and freeze holiday recipes: quiche

Gather ingredients. I had left over Swiss and gruyere cheeses from a batch of yummy spaetzle that we made and it was already grated, so that made for less prep work.

Bake thawed pie crust. Per the box directions, the pie crust bakes for 10 minutes. Make sure to follow the instructions for your crust.

While crust is baking, complete the remaining prep.

Chop veggies. We happened to have asparagus and mushrooms, which make for yummy quiche filling. Bacon, ham, spinach and leeks are all great in quiche as well.

Sautee veggies. White onions, red onions, shallots, or green onions add great flavor to the veggies.

Whisk eggs.

Add ingredients to egg mix.

Pour mix in pie crust. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until eggs are set. I test the middle of the quiche with a toothpick, much like you would a cake.

If you decide to freeze your quiche, don’t thaw before baking. Pop it straight into the oven to avoid a soggy crust.

You can freeze the entire pie pan of quiche or slice it into smaller sections.

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Make Ahead and Freeze Holiday Recipes: Quiche

Recipe details

  • 6  servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 35 Minutes Total time: 50 min
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Ingredients


  • 1 pie crust dough

  • 6 large eggs

  • 1 cup diced onions

  • 1 1/2 cups grated cheese

  • 1 cup milk, heavy cream or other milk option

  • 1/2 cup chopped asparagus

  • 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions


Place thawed pie crust in pie pan and bake according to instructions on box.

Drizzle olive oil into a medium-low heat. Add onions, then asparagus, and lastly mushrooms.

Whisk together eggs and milk until fluffy. Add salt and pepper. Stir in mushrooms, onions, asparagus, and cheese.

Pour into pie shell and bake for 35-45 minutes at 350 or until egg mixture is set.

Remove from oven and let rest 5 minutes before cutting.

Tips

  • Add bacon or ham for meat lovers.
  • Ready made pie crust will make this recipe even easier.

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