Brocholli with Cream and Cheese Quiche

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what you need...

...for the Pie Crust:
2 cups      all purpose flour
1/2 tsp.    salt
1/3 cup    Crisco shortening
1/3 cup    butter
3-4 tbsps. cold water

...for the filling:
6 pcs.      eggs
1/2cup    heavy Cream  
1/2 cup   milk
1/2 cup   sour cream
               ground white pepper and nutmeg to taste
1 head     brocolli (steamed and cut to florets)
1 cup       cheddar cheese (grated)

what to do...

1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
    Prepare Pie Crust:
    a. In a medium bowl, combine flour and salt.
    b. Cut in shortening and butter using 2 knives, until mixture resembles  coarse crumbs.
    c. Drizzle water over the mixture and roll dough into a ball.
    d. Let rest for a few minutes then roll in between two sheets of wax paper using a rolling pin, even out dough until it is flat.
    e. Gently place dough into a quiche pan snd press bottoms and sides.
    f. Bake for about 10-12 minutes. Crust should look light golden in color and only partially cooked. Remove from oven.
      *(please do not turn off the oven)

2. In a medium bowl, beat eggs. Add cream, milk and sour cream. Season with salt pepper and nutmeg.

3. Get the pie crust and pour in egg-milk mixture. Arrange the brocolli florets on top of the pie and sprinkle grated cheddar cheese too.
4. Bake for another 20-25 minutes or until the egg filling is golden in color. Remove from oven and let stand for a few minutes before  serving.

* makes 4-5 servings


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