Chicken-Olive-Cheddar Quiche

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Other: 1 Hour, 3 Minutes


1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated piecrusts
2 cups chopped grilled chicken
1 (8-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
2 to 3 green onions, chopped
2 tablespoons sliced black olives
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
Vegetable cooking spray
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup half-and-half
4 large eggs
1/4 teaspoon pepper


Unfold piecrust, and place on a lightly floured surface. Roll out to 1/8-inch thickness. Carefully place piecrust in a 9-inch pieplate. Fold edges under, and crimp.

Bake on lowest oven rack at 400° for 8 minutes. Cool.

Sauté chicken and next 6 ingredients in a skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat 5 minutes. Spoon mixture into prepared crust. Sprinkle with cheese.

Whisk together half-and-half, eggs, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Pour over chicken mixture.

Bake at 400° on lowest oven rack for 45 minutes or until set. Let stand 10 minutes.

March 2003
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