A combination of sweet peppers, shallots, onion, kale, sausage, gruyere, and creamy custard brings this appetizing budget friendly deep dish bake together in minutes. It’s the perfect way to add vegetables into a dish for picky eaters.
1 ¼Cups Heavy cream (milk or half and half works fine)
1Small yellow onion, chopped
1small shallot, chopped
2garlic cloves, chopped
8Sweet peppers, chopped ( Bell pepper works fine)
2Smoked sausages, cubed (Bacon and Ham are also great substitutes)
2cups Chopped kale (Baby spinach works fine)
Salt and pepper to taste
½ cup Shredded gruyere
Preheat oven to 375°F and grease the pie dish or any oven safe dishpan.
Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat, add onion and shallots, saute until softened about 3 minutes. Add the garlic and pepper and cook for 2 mins, add kale, stir to combine for a minute. Set aside to completely.
Crack eggs into a large bowl, add heavy cream then season with salt and pepper, whisk to combine. Gently add the cooled kale mixture and sausage into the egg mix. Using a wooden spoon or spatula, gently stir the mix to incorporate the ingredients. Adjust taste.
Carefully pour the mixture into the greased pie dish. Place in the oven and bake for 40 minutes or until set. Place a toothpick in the center, and if it comes out clean, the quiche is ready.
Allow cooling for about 10 minutes before cutting through. Serve with bread or salad.
You can use muffin tins or a casserole dish to make this dish; make sure to grease the pan properly for easy release.
If, for some reason, the quiche begins to brown at the top when it’s not yet cooked, cover the top with aluminum foil and bake at 5 minutes intervals making sure to check before adding more time to avoid it from drying out.
This dish is easy to prep ahead of time. Just combine all the ingredients mentioned above and transfer to an airtight freezer container or ziplock bag, making sure to release any air. Freeze for a month or so, and thaw completely in the refrigerator when you are ready to use. Pour the content into a baking dish and bake.