Salmon Quiche

This tasty quiche is a hearty main dish for a summer brunch when served with tomato mozzarella salad!

Smoked Salmon Quiche

Mary
This tasty quiche is a hearty main dish for a summer brunch when served with tomato mozzarella salad!
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 40 mins
refrigeration time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 6
Calories 783 kcal

Ingredients
  

Quiche Crust

  • 1.5 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Salted Butter
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 3 tbsp Salted Butter To butter pie plate and brush pie dough edges

Quiche Filling

  • 6 Large eggs
  • 1.5 Cup Cream
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Cup Fresh Basil
  • 1 Bunch of Scallions
  • 1/2 Cup Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • 2.5 Cups Portabello Mushrooms
  • 1 Cup Fresh Spinach
  • 1 tbsp Pressed garlic 3-4 garlic cloves
  • 2 Cups Smoked Salmon
  • 1 Cup Grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 3/4 Cup Finely Grated Parmesan Cheese

Instructions
 

Quiche Crust Mixture

  • Sift Flour and salt together
  • Add butter and use pastry cutter to work into flour until mixture is crumbly
  • Add water and gently work on a floured cutting board, kneading for a few turns until it forms a dough; add a small amount of flour on cutting board as needed to prevent sticking.
  • Flour cutting board and put dough in the middle. Press dough flat. Sprinkle flour on the surface. Roll out in a circular shape.
  • Lift rolled dough gently onto a buttered ceramic pie pan. Press dough down into the base and sides. Use fingers to crimp dough edges around pie pan. Brush edges with melted butter.
  • Bake in pre-heated 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven

Quiche Egg Mixture

  • Combine eggs, cream, salt, pepper, and finely chopped basil. Whisk together and set aside

Quiche Filling Mixture

  • Finely chop scallions, sun dried tomato, mushrooms, and spinach
  • Press garlic cloves
  • Finely chop smoked salmon
  • Combine all prepared quiche filling ingredients and sauté until al dente. Let sit under lid for a few minutes and remove from stove top. Drain off all liquid. Add Smoked Salmon and mix well.
  • Grate Cheeses and mix together

Quiche final steps

  • Pour quiche filling into pie crust
  • Sprinkle roughly 1/2 of the cheese mixture evenly over filling
  • Pour egg mixture over the top and sprinkle remaining cheese mixture over the quiche.
  • Bake in 350 degree oven for 35 minutes until lightly browned or until quiche custard is set and a knife pulls clean.

Refrigeration Time

  • Put Quiche on plate or towel and place on top shelf of fridge. Leave in refrigerator for 1.5 hours to set. Once cooled slice into 8 pieces and serve for a hearty lunch when with tomato mozzarella salad on the side. Enjoy!
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