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Easy Tomato and Arugula Quiche recipe

Easy Tomato and Arugula Quiche recipe

Oven roasted tomatoes, peppery arugula, and a kick of jalapeño make this easy vegetarian quiche recipe a family favorite.

  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 mins
  • Yield: 1 inch quiche 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 C all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 8 TBSP cold butter (unsalted)
  • 4-5 Tbsp ice water
  • 2 Roma tomatoes
  • 1/2 jalapeño, seeded and diced
  • 1 C cheese diced or shredded (we use colby-jack)
  • 1 C arugula
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 C whole milk
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

  1. Quarter and seed tomatoes. Place on baking sheet and bake in 275° oven for 45 minutes.
  2. Place jalapeño on baking sheet and roast with tomatoes
  3. While vegetables are roasting, prepare the pie crusts
  4. In a bowl, combine flour and salt. Add butter cut up into small pieces and smash into flour until mixture is "pea" like.
  5. Mix with hands to combine and form dough.
  6. Add water one tbsp at a time until dough forms a ball.
  7. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate until tomatoes are done
  8. Once tomatoes have roasted, remove from oven and allow to cool.
  9. Transfer dough to floured surface and roll out till dough is 1/4 in thick.
  10. Transfer to pie pan and clean edges of dough overhanging pan
  11. In a large bowl, combine eggs, milk, and salt and pepper and mix until smooth.
  12. Place cheese, diced jalapeño, diced tomatoes, arugula in pie pan
  13. Slowly pour egg mixture into pan and allow to sit as some of it will absorb into the vegetables. Fill to 1/4 in from top.
  14. Place in 325° oven for 35-45 minutes until golden brown
  15. Remove from oven and allow to cool for at least 15 minutes.
  16. Slice as you would a pie and enjoy.

Notes

  • If you don't have time to make your own crust, buy a pre-made one at the supermarket. This will cut down the cooking and prep time!
  • This recipe will make one deep dish (9") quiche or two small (5") individual ones.
  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/6 pie
  • Calories: 376
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 725.5 mg
  • Fat: 23.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.2 g
  • Protein: 13.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 176 mg

Keywords: brunch, breakfast, vegetarian, arugula, tomato, quiche, cheese, egg, easy, lunch

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