Swiss Chard and Cheddar Quiche

Swiss Chard and Cheddar Quiche
Charles Masters
This anything-but-basic quiche—filled with cheese, Swiss chard, and onions—makes a great light dinner when served with a green salad.

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Serves 6
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
60
minutes

Ingredients

3
tablespoons
olive oil
1
bunch Swiss chard, chopped
1
onion, chopped
3
large eggs
3/4
cup
half-and-half
kosher salt and black pepper
2
ounces
Cheddar, grated (1⁄2 cup)
1
prebaked 9-inch piecrust
4
cups
baby lettuce
1
tablespoon
red wine vinegar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chard and onion and cook until tender, 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs with the half-and-half; season with 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Add the Cheddar and chard mixture and mix to combine. Pour into the prebaked 9-inch piecrust and bake until set, 40 to 45 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, toss together the lettuce with the vinegar, the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  5. Serve the quiche with the salad.
Dawn Perry
March 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 226
  • Fat 25 g
  • Sat Fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 133 mg
  • Sodium 813 mg
  • Protein 9 g
  • Carbohydrate 23 g
  • Sugar 3 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Iron 2 mg
  • Calcium 152 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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