Surprise holiday guests with this delicious, unique quiche filling. Perfect for brunch and beyond, this tasty quiche is a cinch to prepare.
Why use Safest Choice™ Eggs in this recipe? Using Safest Choice™ naturally pasteurized eggs means you don’t have to worry about contaminating your kitchen with Salmonella when you cook with eggs.
Active time: 15 minutes
19-inch refrigerated pie shell
4Safest Choice™ pasteurized egg(s), beaten
1 1/4 chalf and half
2 tspchopped fresh rosemary
1/8 tspground nutmeg (optional)
1 1/4 cshredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 capple, peeled and chopped
Preheat oven to 425°F. Place shell in pie plate. Line shell with double thickness of aluminum foil. Bake 8 minutes; remove foil. Bake about 5 minutes longer until firm and dry. Reduce heat to 325°F.
Beat eggs, then stir in half and half, rosemary, salt, and nutmeg, if desired. Stir in cheese.
Sprinkle apple evenly over baked shell. Pour custard mixture over apple layer.
Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Select an apple that is crisp with strong flavor and is suitable for baking, such as Rome Beauty or Golden Delicious.
If desired, other favorite cheeses such as Swiss or Monterey Jack may be substituted for Cheddar.
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by Julie L. on 09/21/11
I made this for a baby shower brunch. Everyone was surprised about the apple but really liked it. I didn't add the nutmeg but I think it would be really good with it. I was just afraid that not everyone would like it.
Safest Choice™ Eggs taste great and are safe for all your favorite egg dishes! The Safest Choice™ all-natural, gentle water bath pasteurization process eliminates the risk of Salmonella in eggs without changing the nutrition or flavor. In fact, Safest Choice™ Pasteurized Eggs have earned the Seal of Approval for exceptional flavor and culinary performance from the the American Culinary Federation (ACF).