Delicious Cabin Quiche

11 Oct 2012 Cottage Meals

Cottage Quiche

When you are looking for a unique and healthy meal to take to the cottage, a homemade quiche is a perfect choice.

Here is our recipe for a delicious quiche to take to the cabin.

Kathy’s Cottage Quiche

This meal requires little preparation, can include a variety of ingredients, and is easy to pack in the cooler for the trip to the cottage.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 35 minutes
Makes: One serving for 4 people

The Ingredients You Need

1 tablespoon of oil (vegetable or olive)
1 unbaked pie shell
1 onion – chopped
1 pound of fresh asparagus – trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
1 small red pepper – cut in strips
1.25 cups of sliced mushrooms
1.5 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
1.5 cups of diced ham
½ cup of sun-dried tomato bits
2 table spoons of fresh basil or 1 table spoon of dried basil
½ teaspoon of salt
3 eggs
1 cup of milk

Note: If you are using a frozen pie shell, thaw it to room temperature before you start.

How to Make the Quiche

Pre-heat the over to 425 degrees.

Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat.

Sauté the onions, asparagus, pepper, mushrooms, and ham until they are tender.

Sprinkle half of the cheese into the pie shell.

Cover the cheese with the cooked vegetables and ham.

Mix the eggs and milk together in a bowl and beat them until the mixture is consistent.

Pour the mixed eggs and milk over the vegetables.

Spread the remaining cheese on top of the filling.

Bake for 10 minutes at 425 degrees and then reduce the heat to 350 degrees and bake for another 25 or 30 minutes until the filling is set.

Special Note:
The great thing about a quiche is that it can be made with whatever vegetables or meat you want. It is a simple and tasty cottage meal that produces no waste because the pie plate can be reused or recycled. The quiche freezes well, is easy to transport, and can be quickly reheated when needed.

Go to the Planning Cottage Dinners page.
Go to the How to BBQ at the Lake page.
Check out all of our simple and tasty cabin recipes on the Cottage Meals page.

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