Basic Cheese Quiche Recipe

Add shredded cheese to the eggs and pie crust before you bake this simple cheese quiche.

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  • farm fresh eggs in a carton
    Use your extra eggs and put together this filling Cheese Quiche Recipe from the American Egg Board.
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  • farm fresh eggs in a carton

The French-inspired quiche is a perfect lunch or dinner. Try adding chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley, basil or oregano.

Basic Egg Recipes 

Basic Cheese Quiche Recipe

1/2 to 1 cup shredded cheese (2 to 4 ounces) 
1 9-inch pie crust, baked 
1/2 to 1 cup filling of choice 
6 eggs 
1 cup milk 
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves or other herb 
1/2 teaspoon salt 

Heat oven to 375°F.

Spread cheese evenly in bottom of pie shell. Top with filling in even layer.

In medium bowl, beat eggs, milk, thyme and salt until blended. Carefully pour over filling in pie shell.

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