Pizza Quiche

This recipe is taken from the 1983 Milk Calendar. Be prepared to tackle the slopes with this terrific pizza-flavoured, high energy dish.

  • Prep: 15 min - 20 min
  • Cooking: 20 min - 30 min
Yields 4 - 6 servings
pizza quiche

Ingredients

  • 1 lightly baked 9-inch (23 cm) pie crust
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) cream 35 %
  • 3 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) Italian herb seasoning or dried oregano
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) tomato paste or tomato sauce
  • 1 cup (250 mL) grated Canadian mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) thinly sliced pepperoni

Preparation

Sauté onion, mushrooms and green pepper in butter; set aside.

Combine milk, cream, eggs and seasonings; add sautéed vegetables.

Spread tomato paste over bottom of pastry shell; sprinkle with Canadian Mozzarella, and then cover with milk-vegetable mixture.

Arrange pepperoni slices on top. Bake at 425 °F (220 °C) for 20 to 30 min, or until set. If crust begins to brown too quickly, cover with a foil collar.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 401 Calories
Protein: 12 g
Carbohydrate: 24 g
Fat: 29 g
Fibre: 1.2 g
Sodium: 703 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 17 % / 188 mg
Vitamin B12: 49 %
Selenium: 31 %
Riboflavin: 24 %
Folate: 23 %