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Matt’s Mommy’s Yummy Quiche

on November 22, 2010

This is a recipe that I got from my roommate in college, and now it’s a Thanksgiving favorite at the Chin household. Note that it is for two quiches (my family eats a lot), so cut the ingredient list in half to make one quiche.

Matt’s Mommy’s Yummy Quiche


  • 2 pastry crusts
  • 1 1/2 onions, fried in butter (enough to comfortably cover the bottom of each pan)
  • 2 small bunches of chopped up, uncooked broccoli
  • About 14 ounces grated cheddar medium or sharp cheese (to taste)
  • 4 XL eggs
  • 2 cans evaporated milk (not nonfat or lowfat)
  • 1/2 cup ‘regular,’ nonfat or whole milk (no soy milk)
  • 1/2 tsp pepper, sugar and salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper


  1. Mix eggs, evaporated milk, regular milk, pepper and cayenne.
  2. Place pastry crusts in two 9-inch round pie dishes.
  3. Place onions, broccoli, and cheese into pastry dishes.
  4. In separate bowl, mix eggs, evaporated milk, salt, papper sugar, and cayenne pepper.
  5. Pour mixture over vegetables and cheese into pie dish.
  6. Sprinkle mixture with cayenne pepper before baking.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes @ 425 degrees then bake for 30 minutes @ 325 degrees
  8. Let sit for 15 minutes before serving.

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