Broccoli Garlic Pancetta Quiche
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 2-4
  • 1 head broccoli
  • 2 c. sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ t. kosher salt
  • 6 eggs
  • 1½ c. half-n-half
  • ¼ t. nutmeg
  • ¼ t. cayenne pepper
  • 2 T. grated parmesan
  • 2 slices pancetta (rounds)
  1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ.
  2. If making individual quiches, make pie crush to fit two 8 oz. ramekins
  3. If making whole quiche, make pie crust to fit 9 inch pie plate
  4. Press pie dough into pie plate or ramekins. Prick with fork and bake 20-25 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
  5. Chop broccoli into florets, discarding stems
  6. Bring small pot of water to a boil and add broccoli
  7. Boil for 4 minutes
  8. Remove broccoli to ice bath to stop cooking
  9. Grate cheese
  10. Finely chop garlic and make paste by sprinkling ½ teaspoon of salt over top and using flat end of knife to make garlic paste
  11. Crack eggs into mixing bowl, add half-n-half nutmeg and cayenne and and whisk
  12. Ladle into whole pie crust or divide into two ramekins
  13. Spoon broccoli over top and sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Top with parmesan. Lay pancetta over top and bake 40-45 minutes
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