The crust was by far my favorite element of the dish. It was flaky and delicious and could be easily adapted for a variety of quiche recipes.—Julia Monti

Recipe by Oxmoor House August 2011


Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375°.

  • Weigh or lightly spoon baking mix into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine baking mix and oil in a medium bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles small peas. Add ice water, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing with a fork until moist. Place between 2 sheets of plastic wrap; roll into an 11-inch circle. Place in a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate. Fold edges under and crimp; chill.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add sausage to pan; cook 6 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently. Drain on paper towels.

  • Coat pan with cooking spray. Add bell peppers and onion; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in squash, thyme, and crushed red pepper. Coat vegetables with cooking spray; cook 4 minutes or until squash is almost tender, stirring frequently. Stir in 2 tablespoons water; cook 1 minute, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Remove from heat; stir in sausage.

  • Combine egg, egg whites, and milk in a medium bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Spoon sausage mixture into prepared crust. Pour egg mixture over sausage mixture.

  • Bake at 375° for 35 minutes or until set. Remove from oven; sprinkle with cheese. Cut into 8 wedges.


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Nutrition Facts

226 calories; fat 12.2g; saturated fat 4.6g; mono fat 4.1g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 11.7g; carbohydrates 18.1g; fiber 2.4g; cholesterol 53mg; iron 3.3mg; sodium 498mg; calcium 160mg.