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Beet, Arugula, and Goat Cheese Quiche

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This delicious recipe comes courtesy of our friends at Love Beets. They put tremendous amounts of time, effort, and love into growing their ruby-hued beets and you can seriously taste the difference in this recipe. This Beet, Arugula, and Goat Cheese Quiche doubles as an easy crowd-pleaser and a fancy brunch centerpiece. Which is what all recipes should aim to be really.  

Serves 6-8

Ingredients

Crust 

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 8 tbsp cold unsalted butter, diced
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup milk

Filling

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 package Love Beets Organic Cooked Beets, sliced into rounds
  • ¾-1 cup goat cheese

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour and salt.
  2. Add cold butter and use your hands or a dough cutter to work the butter into the flour.
  3. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the egg and milk. Make a well in the flour mixture, add egg/milk mixture and stir together until just incorporated. Do not overmix.
  4. Then, transfer to a floured surface and knead the dough until it comes together in a smooth ball. Roll out dough to a 15-inch circle.
  5. Press dough into the bottom of an 8-inch tart pan (or any 8-inch pan) and remove any excess dough. Transfer to refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  7. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, heavy cream, salt, pepper, thyme, and dill. Stir in arugula, then pour into chilled crust.
  8. Top with sliced beets and goat cheese.
  9. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until the center is completely set and the top is slightly browned. Cool for a few minutes, then slice and enjoy.
  10. Garnish with fresh arugula and more goat cheese (optional).

Recipe Notes and Variations

  • Store any leftovers in a sealed tight container in the fridge or freezer.
  • If you loved this Beet, Arugula, and Goat Cheese Quiche, try our gorgeous recipe for a Beets and Sweets Gratin.

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