Mix Herbed Zucchini Quiche Recipe

This Zucchini Quiche is a great way to include nutritious veggies in your diet. A very delicious combination of cheese, bacon, zucchini and herbs, this Zucchini Quiche is so satisfying a breakfast or dinner to make. Give it a try, it is also very easy to make.

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 9 inch pie shell1 , unbaked
 Soft margarine1 Tablespoon
 Bacon slices8
 Zucchini3 Cup (48 tbs), cubed
 Whole eggs4
 Cream/Undiluted canned milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Marjoram1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Basil1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Onion salt3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cayenne pepper1 Dash
 Shredded swiss cheese/Medium cheddar cheese2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2805 Calories from Fat 1444

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 161 g248.3%

Saturated Fat 75.3 g376.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1066.6 mg

Sodium 3344.4 mg139.3%

Total Carbohydrates 236 g78.6%

Dietary Fiber 8.1 g32.2%

Sugars 51.9 g

Protein 103 g206%

Vitamin A 83.6% Vitamin C 108.7%

Calcium 219.5% Iron 54.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Spread pie shell with soft margarine, sprinkle with bacon that has been fried crisp, drained on absorbent paper, and crumbled.
Steam zucchini until tender, then drain well.
Combine zucchini with eggs in blender container and blend until smooth.
Add cream; blend briefly to mix.
Stir in seasonings and fold in cheese.
Pour into the prepared pie shell.
Bake at 425° for 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 300° and bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until center is set, and a knife inserted halfway between edge and center comes out clean.
Let stand 10 minutes before cutting to serve.
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