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Mushroom Quiche! A simple, easy to make crustless quiche that is loaded up with mushrooms! Plus tons of tips & tricks for making the perfect quiche! This recipe will be the highlight of your brunch!
This quiche is so easy to make, perfect for the person in your life who absolutely loves mushrooms! And a huge compliment to any lovely brunch you have planned. From baby bella, to shitake, to Portobello you can really let loose on this quiche as far as your mushroom choices go depending on which you like more.
Tips for Making This Mushroom Quiche
There’s definitely a science to making a perfect quiche. Check out our basic quiche recipe for even more information!
- Keep the ratio! Remember Julia Child. She taught 1 egg in the measuring cup plus milk or cream to the 1/2 cup level. 2 eggs and milk or cream to the 1 cup level. 3 eggs and milk or cream to the 1 and 1/2 cup level. And so on and so on. Simple right? Just crack the egg first into a measuring cup.
- You can make quiche with a crust or without. If you notice, I prefer mine crustless. Just a personal preference. If you’re using a crust just use your favorite pie crust recipe, or you can always use a store bought. If making a recipe that says crust, you don’t have to include it, you can probably just add an extra egg and cream to fill up your quiche dish.
- The fat content of the dairy you use will make a difference. If you go with a 2 percent milk your quiche will not be as creamy if you were to use a half and half or a heavy cream. I prefer to use a mixture of both milk and cream. But I have to admit that I love what a heavy cream does to a quiche.
- Dry ingredients. Dry them out! Wet ingredients will make for a soggy quiche. Which will make you want to cry. So pat out moisture with paper towels or whatever you have to do to ensure that your ingredients are pretty dry before putting them into the quiche dish.
- Beat those eggs. I actually have been using my hand mixer for making my quiches. We want our eggs frothy before we pour them into the quiche dish. So either get to whisking, or use a hand mixer. Either way, get those frothy eggs!
And there you have it. Some helpful tips and tricks to see you through this little recipe here! Trust me, you will be so glad you’re taking my advice here. You can really use this basic idea for any quiche. Really. Any filling ingredients your little heart desires.
- 1 lb sliced mushrooms
- 4 large eggs
- ½ cup half and half
- 1 cup milk *follow instructions in regards to measuring milk
- ¼ tsp salt
- ⅛ tsp pepper
- 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- Prepare the mushrooms by cleaning them, drying them, and then slicing thinly.
- Saute (cook briefly in hot oil until tender) in a large frying pan with about 1 tablespoon of oil.
- Spray 9 inch quiche dish with cooking spray to prevent sticking. Spread the cheese, and mushrooms on the bottom of the quiche dish.
- Crack the eggs and add to a large liquid measuring cup, add the 1/2 cup cream and then add milk until the total volume is 2 cups. Mix quickly with a hand mixer or a whisk until light and frothy. Add the salt and pepper and continue to mix or whisk until frothy again. Pour the egg mixture into the quiche dish over the cheese and mushrooms.
- Bake for about 40-45 minutes or until the egg is cooked, no longer liquid looking in the center, and turning golden on the edges.
- Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Serve quiche room temperature.
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.