Maine Lobster Quiche

Maine Lobster Quiche

Katrina Crowell

Upscale brunch-time like never before with this decadent quiche recipe starring fresh Maine lobster. 

By: Foodness Gracious, sponsored by the Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative

Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 sticks butter, cold
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tbsp ice cold water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups spinach leaves
  • 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups (1 lb) cooked Maine Lobster meat
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degree F
  • Place the flour in a large bowl and grate the butter into it
  • Add the salt and gently mix together with your fingers
  • Add the cold water and mix until the dough forms and comes together to form a ball
  • Once the dough is in a ball, cover with plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes in the fridge
  • Spray a 9 inch deep pie pan with non stick spray 
  • Roll the dough out to a large circle about a quarter inch thick
  • Line the pie dish with the dough making sure to fit it in snugly to the dish
  • Trim the edges and flute the rim for appearance
  • Line the unbaked pie crust with parchment paper and fill with dry beans to bake it blindly
  • Place the pie crust into the oven and bake for 20 minutes before lifting off the beans and paper and baking for another 5 minutes

Set the crust aside 

  • In a pan, warm the olive oil and add the spinach
  • Cook until the leaves are wilted, about two minutes, set aside
  • Place the spinach into the base of the pie crust followed by the grated cheddar and lobster meat

In another bowl whisk together the eggs, milk, cream, salt and pepper

  • Pour the liquid into the pie crust and sprinkle the chopped chives over the filling
  • Bake in the oven for 55-60 minutes and the center feels firm and no longer wobbles when moved
  • Let the quiche cool before slicing into wedges and serving
  • Enjoy!

Inspired by this recipe?

Fly in some fresh Maine lobster meat today, and you can give this decadent quiche recipe a try tomorrow! And be sure to let us know how it turns out 😀.