Although quiche is a traditionally French dish with a name that comes from German, it’s a dish that you can find almost anywhere in the world – and almost every family has a recipe for a unique quiche that’s practically a family tradition somewhere in their ranks. Most people imagine that quiche is complicated, lengthy or expensive – but there’s no reason why it has to be one of these three at all.
It’s a simple dish to make, and it’s an even simpler dish to expand upon – and as you’ll see from the rest of the article, there are plenty of things you can do with it that range from simple to more elaborate if you’d like to go for a fancier spin on the same classic recipe.
It all starts with the same base, give or take a few ingredients you can find.
Here are 13 easy and tasty quiche recipes.
1. Basic Quiche
Quiche isn’t as complicated to make as the majority of people imagine the recipe to be, and you can make the greatest type of quiche even if you have just the base ingredients around your kitchen. It’s the main thing that helps to make quiche great: It’s extreme versatility. For this article, we’re starting off with the most basic quiche recipe out there – and most of the recipes in this article will be a variation on the basic recipe.
Basic quiche starts off with eggs, milk, salt and pepper mixed together – how many eggs versus how much milk will depend on how many people you have to feed and what consistency you’re going for. To this mixture, add ham, cheese and spring onions – and pour this over a simple crust.
You can finish the basic quiche recipe off with some cheese, or add any number of ingredients to it that you have.