Primavera Breakfast Quiche

This red, yellow and green pepper and onion breakfast quiche recipe is a great, mouthwatering way to incorporate vegetables to the most important meal of the day.

  • Servings 8
  • 60'
  • Easy


How to make a bell pepper and onion quiche recipe and not crumble (pun intended) in the attempt? This Primavera breakfast quiche recipe is easy and delicious!

Ingredients for the Breakfast Quiche

  • For the Dough:
  • ¼ cup Mazola® Corn Oil
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • For the Filling:
  • 2 tablespoons Mazola® Corn Oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Fresh Rosemary
  • 1 cup shredded Cheese (Mozzarella or Parmesan)
  • 1 cup Cream Cheese
  • 4 Eggs

How to make the Primavera Breakfast Quiche

  1. Combine the Mazola® Corn Oil, flour, and milk to make the dough. Stretch it with your fingers on a baking sheet until you cover its surface. Set aside.
  2. Cut the bell peppers and the onion in slices.
  3. Heat a pan over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of Mazola® Corn Oil, the sliced peppers and onions in a pan with the rosemary, salt and pepper. Cook them until they are slightly golden in their edges.
  4. In the meantime, pour the eggs and the cream cheese in a medium-large bowl and whisk them. Add the shredded cheese and mix. Set aside.
  5. Remove the rosemary from the vegetables mix and place it on the dough covered baking sheet.
  6. Then pour the mix of eggs, cream cheese and shredded cheese on top.
  7. Bake the Primavera Breakfast Quiche for 30 mins. at 350°F in the oven.
  8. Finally, once you take it out from the oven, cut the quiche in squares and serve. Enjoy your Primavera Breakfast Quiche!

Pro Tips

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What goes well with quiche for breakfast?
Citric flavors go well with a breakfast quiche because their tanginess balances out the richness of the pie. You can serve it with fruit juices such as orange, lemonade or even tomato juice!
If you’re more of a smoothie person, try it out with a banana, mango, papaya or pineapple smoothie.

What’s the difference between quiche and egg bake?
An egg bake is any of different baked dishes similar to a casserole (that includes eggs, of course) while a quiche is a pie made mainly with eggs and dairies in a pastry crust, and other ingredients, such as vegetables.

What sides to serve with quiche?
You can serve your Primavera Breakfast Quiche with a side or a tasty fruit salad.
For the cold days when you just need something warm and comforting, a tomato soup is the way to go. And if you’re in a comfort-food mood, how about some focaccia?

Why is my quiche watery?
The filling needs the eggs’ proteins to coagulate correctly for its firmness. If you add too much liquid dairy (remember, just ¼ cup of milk is more than enough!), the egg’s proteins won’t be enough to set the filling. And that will leave you with a soggy quiche.

What is the difference between a quiche and a quiche Lorraine?
Usually, a quiche lorraine uses heavy cream, bacon, and swiss, gruyere or emmental cheese. A regular quiche has other variations of cheese and meats (if the recipe requires them).

This recipe is brought to you by Mazola® Corn Oil.

Please note that:

Very limited and preliminary scientific evidence suggests that eating about 1 tablespoon (16 grams) of corn oil daily may reduce the risk of heart disease due to the unsaturated fat content in corn oil. FDA concludes that there is little scientific evidence supporting this claim. To achieve this possible benefit, corn oil is to replace a similar amount of saturated fat and not increase the total number of calories you eat in a day. One serving of this product contains 14 grams of corn oil.
Corn oil is a cholesterol-free food that contains 14g of total fat per serving. See nutrition information on product label or at for fat and saturated fat content.


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