Recipe Recipe By Healthy Eating For Families

Broccoli and Swiss Cheese Quiche

makes 6 servings


  • 3/4 pound broccoli
  • 1 small yellow onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (9-inch) premade pie crust that doesn’t contain lard
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/4 cups evaporated skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon dill weed
  • 1/3 cup Swiss cheese, grated
  • Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2.  Rinse broccoli in warm water, remove stalks, and cut into florets.
  3.  In large 12-inch skillet, sauté onion and broccoli in olive oil until tender but not soft. Place vegetables in bottom of piecrust.
  4.  Mix together eggs, evaporated skim milk, and dill weed. Pour over vegetables into the piecrust. Top with Swiss cheese.

Nutrition Information per 1 slice quiche: 323 calories, 17 grams protein, 22 grams carbohydrate, 18 grams fat, 7 grams saturated fat, 146 milligrams cholesterol, 2 grams fiber, 254 milligrams sodium

Vegetarian Tip: For vegetarians who do not consume eggs or milk, use an egg-free substitute, a nondairy creamer or soy milk for the evaporated skim milk, and soy cheese in place of the Swiss cheese.