Cauliflower Pepper Jack Quiche Recipe - Delicious and Easy to Make

Cauliflower Pepper Jack Quiche

Cauliflower Pepper Jack Quiche Recipe - Delicious and Easy to Make
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes | Servings: 6


Cauliflower Pepper Jack Quiche
Cauliflower Pepper Jack Quiche

Cauliflower Pepper Jack Quiche is a delicious and savory dish that combines the flavors of cauliflower, pepper jack cheese, and a variety of vegetables. This quiche is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or even a light dinner.


Quiche is a traditional French dish that dates back to the Middle Ages. Originally, quiche was made with a custard filling and a pastry crust. Over time, variations of quiche have been created, including the Cauliflower Pepper Jack Quiche.


How to prepare

  1. Cook the cauliflower for 10 minutes, then drain and place it in a pie plate.
  2. Sprinkle the onion, cheese, and pepper over the cauliflower.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, milk, baking mix, salt, and pepper. Beat well.
  4. Pour the egg mixture over the cauliflower mixture, then bake at 375°F (191°C) for 45 minutes.


  • Add cooked bacon or ham for a meatier quiche.
  • Use different types of cheese, such as cheddar or Swiss, for a different flavor profile.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to cook the cauliflower until it is tender but still slightly firm.

- You can customize this quiche by adding your favorite vegetables or meats.

- Make sure to beat the egg mixture well to ensure a light and fluffy quiche.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Cauliflower Pepper Jack Quiche with a side salad or fresh fruit for a complete meal.

Cooking Techniques


Ingredient Substitutions

You can use any type of cheese in place of the pepper jack cheese.

- Substitute almond milk for regular milk for a dairy-free option.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the quiche ahead of time and bake it when ready to serve.

Presentation Ideas

Garnish the quiche with fresh herbs or a sprinkle of paprika for a pop of color.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair this quiche with a crisp green salad and a glass of white wine for a delicious meal.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat in the oven or microwave until heated through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 280 per serving


Carbohydrates: 15g per serving


Total Fat: 18g per serving

Saturated Fat: 9g per serving


Protein: 14g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

This quiche is a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Calcium.


Contains dairy and eggs.


This Cauliflower Pepper Jack Quiche is a balanced dish with a good mix of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. It is also rich in essential vitamins and minerals.


Cauliflower Pepper Jack Quiche is a flavorful and nutritious dish that is perfect for any meal of the day. With a creamy custard filling and a cheesy topping, this quiche is sure to be a hit with your family and friends.

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I was drawn to it like a magnet. It was a cool autumn day, and I was flipping through an old cookbook that I had inherited from my own grandmother. As I turned the pages, a picture of a golden brown quiche with chunks of cauliflower and melted pepper jack cheese caught my eye. My stomach growled in anticipation, and I knew I had to learn how to make it.

I scanned the ingredients list and instructions, taking mental notes of each step. Cauliflower, pepper jack cheese, eggs, milk, and a flaky pie crust were among the key components of this delectable dish. The recipe seemed simple enough, but I could tell that it would require a delicate touch and a keen eye for detail.

I decided to call up my friend Martha, who was known for her culinary skills and vast recipe collection. When I mentioned the cauliflower pepper jack quiche, her eyes lit up with excitement. "Oh, I have a great recipe for that!" she exclaimed. "Come over to my house tomorrow, and we can make it together."

The following day, I arrived at Martha's house with a bag of groceries in tow. We gathered in her cozy kitchen, and she showed me how to prep the cauliflower by cutting it into small florets. As the cauliflower boiled on the stove, Martha grated the pepper jack cheese and whisked together the eggs and milk.

Once all the ingredients were ready, we poured the mixture into the pie crust and topped it with the cauliflower and cheese. The quiche went into the oven, and the tantalizing smell of melting cheese filled the air. We chatted and laughed as we waited for the quiche to bake to perfection.

When the timer finally dinged, we pulled the quiche out of the oven and marveled at its golden brown crust and bubbly cheese. Martha sliced it into wedges, and we each took a bite. The flavors exploded in my mouth - the creamy eggs, the tangy cheese, and the tender cauliflower all melded together in perfect harmony.

As we savored our meal, Martha regaled me with the story of how she had learned to make the cauliflower pepper jack quiche. She had come across the recipe in a magazine many years ago and had been making it ever since. Over time, she had tweaked the recipe to suit her tastes, adding extra spices and herbs for a more flavorful dish.

Listening to Martha's story, I realized that recipes were not meant to be rigid guidelines but rather starting points for culinary creativity. Each cook could put their own spin on a dish, making it uniquely their own. I thanked Martha for sharing her recipe with me and vowed to make it a staple in my own kitchen.

Since that day, the cauliflower pepper jack quiche has become a beloved favorite among my family and friends. I have shared the recipe with anyone who asks, passing on the tradition of culinary exploration and experimentation. As I continue to cook and bake, I am reminded of the joy and connection that food can bring to our lives. And I am grateful for the many recipes, like the cauliflower pepper jack quiche, that have enriched my culinary journey.


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