Cora's Savory 3-Cheese Quiche

Submitted by Nancy Ness

 

1 (9-inch) prepared pie shell (unbaked)

1 cup grated Swiss

1/2 cup grated marbled jack

3 tablespoon grated Romano, plus 1 tablespoon

1/2 cup chopped medium onion

1 cup fresh broccoli florets

1 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

1/4 teaspoons dried marjoram

1/2 teaspoon dried basil

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

eggs

1 cup milk

1/2 cup half-and-half

7 or 8 cherry tomatoes

 

Preheat oven to 425º F.

 

Sprinkle the cheese over the bottom of the pie shell, then evenly distribute the onion, broccoli, and mushroom over the cheese layer.

 

Mix the eggs and the spices together in a bowl.  Add the milk and half-and-half and mix well. Pour over contents in the pie shell.

 

Cut the cherry tomatoes in halves and place, cut side up, in a ring on top of the mixture. Sprinkle the 1 tablespoon of Romano over top. Bake for 15 minutes.

 

Turn oven down to 300º F and bake an additional 45 to 55 minutes or until cake tester inserted in middle comes out clean.