Primavera Quiche

Recipe by TishT
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins




  • In medium bowl, stir together flour and 1/4 tsp salt; add butter.
  • With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs with some pea-sized pieces.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of the water; stir until dough begins to form, adding additional water 1 teaspoon at a time, if needed.
  • Shape into flat round; cover.
  • Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Heat oven to 425°F.
  • On lightly floured surface, roll dough into 12" round.
  • Place dough in bottom and up sides of 9" tart pan with removable bottom.
  • Trim excess dough; reserve small piece.
  • Line dough with aluminum foil; fill with dried beans or pie weights.
  • Bake 12 minutes; remove foil and weights.
  • Bake an additional 5-7 minutes or until dough is set.
  • Remove from oven; reduce oven temperature to 375°F.
  • If any cracks have developed in the crust, use reserved dough to patch.
  • Meanwhile, bring medium saucepan of water to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Add bell pepper and squash; boil 3 minutes.
  • Add peas; boil 2 minutes.
  • Drain well; place over bottom of partially baked crust.
  • Arrange turkey over vegetables; sprinkle with Gruyère, green onions and Parmesan.
  • In medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, basil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and nutmeg; pour into crust.
  • Bake at 375°F.
  • for 30 minutes or until set.
  • Shredded carrot or chopped cauliflower may be substituted for the squash.
  • Note: If you are going to freeze the quiche for later, freeze on a tray; then wrap with freezer paper, heavy-duty aluminum foil, or slide it into a freezer bag.
  • Seal, label and freeze up to two months.
  • Do not thaw before reheating.
  • Unwrap and bake in a 375°F oven for 20-25 minutes, or until heated through.