Cheddar, Leek and Broccoli Quiche

Making quiche for brunch means not deciding between breakfast and lunch. From Top Chef Just Desserts judge Dannielle Kyrillos.

Yield: 2 servings ( Serving Size: quiche )
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Cool: 15 Minutes


Ingredients

  • 1 pound(s) thickly sliced bacon, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 2 large leeks, white and light green parts only, sliced in thin rounds
  • 6-8 scallions, thinly sliced
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3 cup(s) steamed, chopped broccoli, drained well
  • 8 ounce(s) reserve Cheddar, shredded
  • 2 baked 10-inch pie crusts
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) heavy cream or half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon(s) paprika

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 375°. Cook bacon in large skillet over medium high heat until crispy, about 7 minutes. Drain bacon, leaving 1 tablespoon of fat in pan. Add leeks and scallions to skillet, season with salt and pepper and cook over medium heat until leeks are softened but not browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in broccoli and transfer to a bowl; let cool. Stir in bacon and cheese.
  2. 2. Spoon bacon-and-veggie filling into pie crusts. Whisk eggs with egg yolks and heavy cream. Season with salt and pepper; add paprika. Pour custard into crusts and bake for about 30 minutes. Rotate halfway through for even baking, until golden brown on top. Transfer quiches to a rack and cool for 15 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve.
October 2011

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