While this quiche qualifies as a simple quiche, it is a stunning addition to your Sunday brunch. This red pepper quiche is beautiful and full of flavor!
Delicious and Easy Simple Quiche Recipe
Quiche was always something that I enjoyed when I ate gluten, but I never made it. Then when I had to remove gluten from my diet, I really missed quiche, but I still did not make it.
I did not make it because I thought it was too difficult, I thought making quiche was out of my cooking range. Wow, I was wrong. With a little help of a pre-made gluten-free crust, I am in business! The business of making my family a delicious quiche!
I’ve been to so many different gatherings and parties where quiche was one of the main dishes. Not only is this dish pretty to look at, but there are also so many different flavor options as well.
This roasted red pepper version is always popular during the winter months, and some people prefer to add a few ingredients turning it into more of a spinach and red pepper version as well.
Truth be told? My taste buds aren’t overly picky. I just love being able to try new flavors and food dishes!
INGREDIENTS FOR MAKING SIMPLE QUICHE
Frozen Pie Crust - I used a pre-made gluten free crust. If you eat gluten, use any frozen pie crust that you like.
Roasted red peppers - These little guys give so much flavor to anything you add them too. I love them in pasta and salads, and they shine in this quiche as well.
Spinach - Spinach adds color, bulk, and some excellent nutrition to this brunch dish.
Eggs - Fresh eggs make up the base to our quiche.
Milk - Thins down the eggs and helps to incorporate all of the flavors.
Sour Cream - This is my secret ingredient for a rich, savory quiche.
Cheddar cheese - Any type of cheese will work here, but I love a nice white cheddar.
Parsley - Fresh parsley on top of this quiche is just beautiful.
If you have any questions, please leave a comment below and I will get back to you ASAP!
This red pepper quiche recipe is SO easy….just how simple is it?
I think that so many people tend to shy away from making it at home because they feel that they are a ton of work. WRONG!
Are their elaborate recipes out there? Sure. This just isn’t one of them. What if I told you that this recipe has less than 6 steps from start to finish...seriously, I’m not pulling your leg here.
HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE QUICHE WITH SPINACH AND ROASTED RED PEPPERS
- To the premade pie crust, add drained and chopped roasted red peppers.
- Top with diced fresh Spinach.
- Then top with cheese and fresh parsley.
- Whisk together eggs, sour cream, and milk. Add mixture to the crust. Bake as directed in the recipe below until done.
These numbered steps match the numbered photos above and are for illustration purposes. For the complete list of ingredients and instructions, please see the recipe below.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO BAKE QUICHE?
Honestly, the baking of this spinach and pepper quiche is the part that takes the longest. Don’t be tempted to turn up the heat to get it to back quicker...just set your oven to 350 degrees (preheat oven to 350 degrees first!) and be patient for 30 to 35 minutes.
You can find SOMETHING to do during that time, right? Want to know a little secret of mine? While I’m waiting for items to get done baking in the oven, I like to “disappear” for a bit and have a little bit of “me” time.
I’ll go to my favorite chair and read a book, or take a quick walk outside in the backyard getting some sunshine and fresh air.
What else should a mom or dad do while waiting for the oven to bake? In my mind, you prepped the meal, compiled the meal and now have placed that meal in the pie plate and oven to bake, so you deserve to take a little break!
Tips For Making This Roasted Red Pepper Quiche Recipe:
- Start with a premade pie crust - Yes you could make it yourself but that's what makes this recipe so simple.
- Use premade ingredients - Some recipes require you to cook the ingredients before hand, but using roasted red peppers and chopped spinach makes this simple, simple, simple.
- Cover the crust - If your crust edges get too brown while baking, then you can cover up the crust with pie crust ring, or with tinfoil.
- How Can I Tell When A Quiche Is Done? A quiche should be silky and soft in your mouth if its been cooked properly. The center should be set, but just a little jiggly. It will continue to set up as it cools.
- How To Store Quiche Quiche will last in the fridge, covered for 3 to 4 days. Any longer and I recommend wrapping the quiche well and freezing it. This zucchini quiche will last about 2 to 3 months in the freezer. Because quiche is a “custard” in a sense, be sure to refrigerate this after 2 hours at room temperature.
- How To Reheat Quiche You can definitely make this a couple days ahead of time, and then simply reheat. Or just to enjoy the leftovers! I recommend reheating in the oven. Reheat at 325 for about 15 minutes, covered with foil.
Ways to share this recipe with others
Making up a food item to share with friends and family is always a great idea. Think of this recipe as a “loving quiche” recipe where you make it, take it and share it with someone that you love.
Being gluten-free takes the worry out of wondering if others can eat it or not as well, and they’ll never know that it’s gluten-free at all by just how crispy and amazing the crust is!
This holiday season, why not share with your family and friends. Perfect for breakfast gatherings, tailgates and even as a healthy holiday option, why not let the magic and flavor of this quiche bring you and your family together!
Quiche is such a versatile dish!
Try Gluten Free Quiche Bites for a delicious appetizer to share.
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Simple Quiche - Spinach + Roasted Red Peppers
- 1 frozen Pie Crust
- 1 c roasted red pepper diced
- 1 ½ c fresh spinach diced
- 4 eggs
- ¾ c milk
- ½ c sour cream
- ½ c cheddar
- ¼ c fresh parsley
- Place pie shell on a lipped baking sheet. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- In the bottom of the pie shell, gently place your diced roasted red pepper.
- Layer the diced spinach on top of the red pepper.
- Top with cheese and parsley.
- Whisk together the eggs, milk and sour cream. Pour into crust.
- Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a knife comes out clean from your quiche when inserted. Let sit for 5 minutes.
- Garnish the top of the quiche with more fresh parsley, ENJOY!
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OH MY. Strawberry rhubarb pie?! <3
OH yes, that sounds awesome!!!
Love that you can buy gluten free pie shells. My wife is gluten-intolerant and I have been missing little treats like this. Love the recipe too!
Thanks so much for stopping by and checking out the recipe!
I had no idea you could get gluten-free pie crusts. That's awesome! This quiche looks fantastic. I love red peppers, and I imagine they're great in this. To answer your question, I would just put lots and lots of cheese. Maybe some onion and tomatoes, but it really doesn't matter to me what's in there as long as there is plenty of cheese. 😉
Oh Tracy, I am so glad I had you at cheese! YUMMMMO!
A quiche is always a great recipe and dish to share with others and you make this version look so simple! Can't wait to make it! XO
Thanks so much Sarah! I hope that you enjoy!
I'm so glad you were able to find a gluten free pie crust you enjoy! For a while I thought quiche was out of my realm too, but once I started making them, they've become one of my favorite ways (other than a veggie heavy stir fry) to use leftovers! There are so many combinations! I'm going to borrow your idea and add roasted red peppers next time... yum!
There are so many delicious combinations. I know you will enjoy this one!
I'd love to try the pie shell. This quiche looks great!
Thanks Margaret, you will love this company!
Oooh, that looks mighty good. I make a gluten-free quiche using rice for the crust instead of dough. Yum.
We recently found a fellow growing pesticide peaches, so my vote would be a peach pie. Mmm-mmm.
Oh a peach pie does sound delicious! YUM!
I haven't made a quiche in a while--love how simple this is. Roasted red pepper is one of my favorite ingredients; I'm also a big fan of corn quiche. : )
I love roasted red pepper too! YUMM
(SIMPLE QUICHE – SPINACH + ROASTED RED PEPPERS) Wow! This sounds like a recipe that I would enjoy making for my family for one of our next big get togethers. I have not made a quiche in years now-
This is a delicious one! I hope that you enjoy! It is fun to bring back dishes we haven't made in a while 🙂