Broccoli Quiche for $5.22

The perfect pairing for a Sunday brunch, or an excellent dish to share at a bridal or baby shower, this broccoli cheese quiche with coleslaw is sure to please. Filled to the brim with fresh onion and broccoli, you won’t feel any guilt about making or enjoying this hearty dish with just the right amount of cheese. The coleslaw adds a fresh, crunchy, contrast to the piping hot quiche. The total for this recipe came out to $5.22!The total for this recipe came out to $5.22!

This recipe is part of our “Feed a Family for $5.55” series. The price of this recipe does not include items from our list of pantry basics.

Broccoli Quiche

Prep. Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 35 Minutes

Makes: 1 quiche

A simple broccoli quiche, perfect for breakfast or dinner, paired with coleslaw.


  • 1 ball pastry ($.78)
  • ½ an onion, finely chopped ($.25)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 c frozen broccoli ($1.20)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 c Mexican cheese blend ($1.50)
  • 5 eggs ($.60)
  • 1/2 c milk ($.25)
  • Half a cabbage, finely shredded ($.34)
  • 1 grated carrot ($.30)
  • 1/3 c mayonnaise


Preheat oven to 350F. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Saute onion in oil until translucent (about three minutes). Roll out pie crust to fit into a deep pie plate and trim edges to fit. Distribute broccoli in plate, then cover in sautéed onions and cheese. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Beat 5 eggs with a fork, add milk, then pour over the broccoli/onions/cheese. Bake for about 35 minutes (until middle doesn’t jiggle). Serve with coleslaw of finely shredded cabbage, grated carrot and mayonnaise.

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