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Mini Quiche

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Savory Mini Vegetable Quiche recipe for a wonderful appetizer or brunch entrée!

Mini Quiches are so festive and pretty and so yummy too. With this mini quiche recipe you can make beautiful appetizers for any party. Are you going to or hosting a brunch or maybe a baby or wedding shower? Make mini quiche! These pretty quiches will be the hit of the party. These savory vegetable mini quiches are quick, easy and healthy! You can adapt the recipe to use any veggies you have on hand. Read on to find out how simple it is to make these pretty, tasty appetizers. You will find step-by-step instructions for this recipe for these savory mini quiche.

There used to be a buzz line that "Real Men don't eat Quiche." Well, I say real men (and women, and kids too) eat Quiche! How about you?

Gather your Ingredients for Savory Mini Veggie Quiche!

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All you need are eggs, milk, cheese, mushrooms, zucchini, onion, fresh garlic, bacon, and pie crust (I use ready made, but you can make your own). You can also use whatever fresh vegetables you have on hand instead.

Chop the veggies to make mini quiche - Chopping is easier with a great chopper!

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I use a chopper to chop the zuchinni, mushrooms, onion, and the bacon. A hand food chopper is an invaluable tool in your kitchen.

Roll out and cut your pie crust - Cut out flower shapes to make pretty mini quiche

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I use ready made pie crust. I cut the flower shapes out with the bottom of my fluted bread pan or you can use a floral cookie cutter. Reroll and recut the extra crust until you have filled all of the mini muffin cups.

Use a tart tamper to push the mini quiche crust into the mini muffin pan.

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A tart tamper assures that your crust is evenly placed in the mini muffin pan's cups.

Get a tart tamper!

Crusts ready to fill!

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Aren't they pretty?

Mix all the other ingredients together

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Use a small cookie scoop to fill the mini quiche crusts - The small scoop gives the perfect amount every time

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It is so easy to fill the mini quiche crust with just the right amount of filling when you use a small cookie scoop!

Get a cookie scoop - Great for quiches, cookies and more!

Bake your Mini Quiche at 375 degrees - Ready to go into the oven!

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One pan full is never enough. Get 2 mini muffin tins so you can make 48 appetizers at a time!

Yum! Mini Quiche hot out of the oven!

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Now all you need is to put them on a pretty serving plate. My tip for getting your mini quiche out of the muffin pan--gently tap the muffin pan against the stove top when you take the pan out of the oven. This loosens them so they pop out easily!

I love savory appetizers like these mini quiches. But some prefer sweeter appetizers like brownie bites. How about you?

Everyone will love you when you bring these beautiful, delicious Mini Quiche to your next gathering!

Everyone will love you when you bring these beautiful, delicious Mini Quiche to your next gathering!

Everyone will love you when you bring these beautiful, delicious Mini Quiche to your next gathering!

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Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

30 min

20 min

50 min

24 mini quiche

Ingredients

  • 1 package (15 ounce) refrigerated pie crusts (2 crusts)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 slices bacon crisply cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped zucchini
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 garlic clove pressed
  • dash of ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375. Let pie crusts stand at room temperature for 15 minutes. Lightly spray mini muffin pan with non-stick spray. Whisk milk and eggs together. Chop bacon, zucchini, onion, and mushrooms. Press garlic. Add veggies and bacon and dash of black pepper to egg mixture and mix well. Roll one pie crust out onto lightly floured surface and cut out pastry pieces with fluted bread pan edge or cookie cutter. Press one pastry piece into each muffin cup using tart tamper. repeat with remaining crust to fill all muffin cups. Using small scoop, fill each muffin cup with a rounded scoop of veggie/egg mixture. Bake 17-20 minutes or until crusts are light, golden brown. Cool in pan 2 minutes; carefully remove mini quiches from pan.

Are you ready to make mini quiche? - What else do you like to make?

anonymous on November 19, 2012:

Festive, pretty and yummy are perfect words to use for your mini quiche! I love you step by step pictures and have to say they must be the prettiest ever and you have introduced me to the tart tamper....deliciously done and how special with the holidays coming!

anonymous on September 10, 2012:

Wow, that is Awesome but I still like the Big Quiche as well!! ;)

Cynthia Sylvestermouse from United States on September 01, 2012:

Looks like a delicious recipe and what an awesome and beautiful mini quiche idea! I love it!

Kellenmadagan7 on July 19, 2012:

yummy

Katie Harp on July 02, 2012:

blessed by a squid angel! :) <3

floppypoppygift1 on June 24, 2012:

i love quiche. Unfortunately I am the only one in my house who does! Cheers~cb

JoyfulPamela2 from Pennsylvania, USA on June 17, 2012:

I have been craving quiche. I need to bake some soon. =D

Lorelei Cohen from Canada on April 17, 2012:

Your mini quiche are so cute in their petal shape crusts. Deliciously yummy but the best part is that they are also good for you. What a great breakfast to start the day.

sherioz on February 29, 2012:

This is terrific. I love quiche and I never thought of making minis. Love the crust flower idea. Gonna invite some people over just for the excuse to make these.

Deadicated LM on January 01, 2012:

You bet, especially since I just shelled out close to $20 for a box of 40 hors d' oeuvres. Thanks for sharing, I enjoyed this Lens.

poutine on January 01, 2012:

Superb presentation and looking delicious.

homeschoolmomof4 on December 20, 2011:

Ryan's mouth is watering as he is ready over my shoulder. They look yummy.

Ann from Yorkshire, England on December 20, 2011:

these look great, I shall have a go at them this week

JoyfulPamela2 from Pennsylvania, USA on December 20, 2011:

Your mini quiches sure were tasty at the party!!

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