Ham, Leek, and Broccoli Quiche

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • one hour
  • 6 servings

The quiche is part of French cuisine, but it is without a doubt, famous all around the world. You can either serve it hot or cold, and it’s great for serving in just about any moment of the day. There are lots of ingredients that make a fabulous quiche, so, for today you can start with a simple combo, with smoked ham, leek, broccoli, and lots of delicious cheese.

Ingredients Needed for Ham, Leek, and Broccoli Quiche

2 tablespoons of butter
1 red onion, thinly sliced
1 leek, thinly sliced, white and light-green parts only
thyme
1 spring onion, chopped
8 broccoli florets
3.5 ounces of smoked ham, cubed
salt
pepper
3 eggs, whisked
1 cup milk
½ cup cheddar, shredded
3 filo pastrys sheets
3 tablespoons of olive oil
½ cup mozzarella

How to Cook Ham, Leek, and Broccoli Quiche

  1. Pour 2-3 cups of hot water in a large bowl. Add the broccoli and soak it for 5-6 minutes.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add the butter and melt it. Add the red onion, leek, thyme, and spring onion and saute them for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the smoked ham, broccoli, and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 2-3 more minutes.
  4. Add the whisked eggs in a large bowl and mix them with milk, pepper, and Cheddar.
  5. Preheat the oven to 350°F/180°C.
  6. Grab a round baking tin, around 10 inches (25 cm) in diameter. Add a layer of filo pastry, gently pressing it into the corners. Top it with olive oil and thyme.
  7. Repeat layering the filo sheets until you’ve used all of them. Remove the excess filo and slide the tray into the oven for the next 3-5 minutes.
  8. Remove the tray from the oven, and top the base with the cooked mixture. Pour the egg mixture, and top with some extra shredded mozzarella.
  9. Slide the tray into the oven and bake it for the next 25-30 minutes.

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