Provolone and Pesto Quiche

Jazz up a basic quiche, made with refrigerated pie crust, with prepared basil pesto and red bell pepper.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
2
cups shredded Provolone cheese (8 oz)
3
tablespoons refrigerated pesto
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
5
eggs
1 1/2
cups milk
1/4
teaspoon salt
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie using 9-inch glass pie plate. Bake 7 minutes.
  • 2 Remove crust from oven; sprinkle 1 cup of the Provolone cheese over bottom of crust.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix pesto and Parmesan cheese until smooth. Carefully spread over Provolone cheese. Sprinkle with bell pepper and remaining Provolone cheese.
  • 4 In large bowl, with wire whisk, beat eggs, milk and salt until well blended. Pour over cheese.
  • 5 Bake 7 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F; bake 15 minutes. Cover edge of crust with foil. Bake 23 to 28 minutes longer or until set and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    320
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    160mg
    160%;
    Sodium
    610mg
    610%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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