Kale Quiche

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 8 servings


A hearty vegetarian quiche chock full of kale, roasted red peppers, mushrooms and onions!


  • 1 refrigerated rolled pie crust AT ROOM TEMPERATURE
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon freshly minced garlic
  • 3 cups tightly packed roughly chopped kale (rinsed, cleaned and large stems removed)
  • 1 (7-ounce) jar roasted red peppers, drained well (about 3/4 cup drained)
  • 1 (4.5-ounce drained weight) sliced mushrooms, drained well
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • Pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and garlic, cooking until onions are soft and translucent, stirring frequently (about 2-3 minutes).
  3. Add chopped kale, roasted red peppers and mushrooms. Stir and saute until the kale is wilted (about 3-4 minutes). Set aside kale mixture.
  4. Spray a 9-inch pie or tart dish with cooking spray. Carefully unroll pie crust and place in dish, pressing bottom and sides.
  5. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk and desired amount of pepper until blended.
  6. Place kale mixture in bottom of pie crust first, then sprinkle evenly with cheese.
  7. Pour egg mixture evenly over cheese and vegetables.
  8. Bake for approximately 40 minutes, or until center is firm and toothpick inserted comes out clean.