Blissful Mediterranean Quiche

August 4, 2017 by Jenny Melrose

Summer is for spending time with family, traveling, relaxing by the pool and this blissful Mediterranean quiche! We are all about simple, easy, healthy food. (Beautiful colors and presentation are a bonus!)

Blissful mediterranean quiche. Red pepper, red onion, garlic, zucchini & tomato make this quiche tasty & nutritious. | ahedgehoginthekitchen.com

This mediterranean quiche is all that and more. To make this quiche, you will need a red onion, one red bell pepper, a clove of garlic, a large and juicy tomato, one medium zucchini, 7 mint leaves, 1 premade roll of pastry dough (we always use organic), 3 eggs, some cream and your favorite cheese (we used swiss emmental but cheddar would taste amazing too). We use a combination of spices that we love called ras-el-hanout. If you can’t find it near you, that’s fine. You can replace it with 1 tsp of curry powder instead. (The spice combination is similar.) If you’d like to learn more about cooking with spices, download our free printable spice guide

Blissful mediterranean quiche. Red pepper, red onion, garlic, zucchini & tomato make this quiche tasty & nutritious. | ahedgehoginthekitchen.com

Looking for a healthy dessert to make while your quiche is in the oven? Prepare these sugar-free matcha chocolate
popsicles
for later!

You know this Mediterranean quiche is in your near future if :

  • You get excited about easy and delicious meals!
  • You love meal planning – this quiche fits so beautifully into a
    healthy dinners meal plan.
  • You love experimenting with spices.
  • You’re looking for a healthy meal with a European twist!

Blissful mediterranean quiche. Red pepper, red onion, garlic, zucchini & tomato make this quiche tasty & nutritious. | ahedgehoginthekitchen.com

We hope you love this blissful mediterranean quiche as much as we do! Can’t you imagine yourself enjoying a slice with a glass of rosé in hand? We can.

If you are looking for more delicious quiche recipes, we have you covered with this goat cheese and zucchini
quiche
, this pumpkin goat cheese quicheand this sweet potato and leek
quiche
.

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Blissful Mediterranean quiche

Summer is for spending time with family, traveling, relaxing by the pool and this blissful Mediterranean quiche! We are all about simple, easy, healthy food. (Beautiful colors and presentation are a bonus!)

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author Alix and Hugo

Ingredients

  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 tsp ras-el-hanout (or curry powder)
  • 1/4 tsp hot pepper
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 7 mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 pastry
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1/2 cup Emmental cheese or your favorite cheese (cut into cubes)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a pan on medium heat.

  2. Add onion and a pinch of salt.

  3. Cook for 4 minutes.

  4. Add red bell pepper and garlic. Cook for 10 minutes.

  5. Add tomato and ras-el-hanout (or curry powder). Cook 5 minutes.

  6. Preheat oven to 350°F / 175°C.

  7. Line a tart or quiche mold with the puff pastry.

  8. Place baking beans on the puff pastry to keep it from rising in the oven.

  9. Put in the oven and bake for 10/15 minutes.

  10. Meanwhile, add zucchini and mint to the vegetable mixture in the pan.

  11. Mix eggs, cream, salt and black pepper in a bowl.

  12. Remove the puff pastry from the oven and remove the baking beans.

  13. Pour the egg mixture into the quiche mold.

  14. Pour the vegetable mixture over the egg mixture in the quiche mold.

  15. Add the cheese on top.

  16. Bake for 10/15 minutes or until the puff pastry is cooked through and the cheese is melted.

  17. Serve with green salad (our favorite is arugula!).

Recipe Notes

We used an 11 inch quiche mold for this recipe

 

Alix & Hugo A Hedgehog in the Kitchen. Healthy, French & International recipes, food in Paris & food & wine travel. | ahedgehoginthekitchen.comAlix & Hugo
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