Presto Pesto Italian Quiche

2016 Mountain State Fair - Second Place - Sharon Gates, Leicester, NC


Prep Time: 15 Mins

Cook Time: 45 Mins

Makes: 6 Servings


1  unbaked 9″deep dish pie crust
6 large eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup basil pesto
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning blend
1 Tablespoon butter
1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup onion, minced
3/4 cup shredded Italian cheese blend



Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, pesto, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning.  Whisk well.  In a skillet over medium heat, melt butter and sauté bell pepper and onion until softened 4-6 minutes.  Pour pepper and onion mixture into pie shell.  Top with cheese.  Add egg mixture.  Bake for 45-50 minutes, until center is set.  Serves 6

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