Broccoli Basil Quiche

1 pie pan lined with pie dough
1 cup finely diced broccoli
2 green onions, chopped
1 cup shredded cheddar or Gruyere cheese
1 tablespoon flour
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup half-and-half, heavy cream or milk
2 tablespoons basil pesto
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

Heat oven to 425 degrees.  Prick bottom and sides of crust and line with foil.  Bake 8 minutes, remove foil and bake another 8 minutes.  Reduce oven to 325 degrees.  Toss broccoli, green onions, cheese and flour in a bowl.  Spread mixture over the bottom of the crust.  Whisk remaining ingredients in the bowl.  Pour filling into crust.  Bake until knife inserted near center comes out clean, about 35-40 minutes.  Makes 6 servings.

Source: From Asparagus to Zucchini: A Guide to Cooking Farm-Fresh Seasonal Produce by the Madison Area Community Supported Agriculture Coalition


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