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Crescent Quiche in the Ninja Foodi Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

Whipping up a crescent quiche in my Ninja Foodi is a breeze! Just layer dough, pour a simple egg mix, sprinkle cheese and ham, then bake. Voila, a golden, delicious quiche!

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Here's my secret weapon when hunger strikes - Crescent Quiche in the Ninja Foodi! Picture warm, flaky pastry giving way to creamy, cheesy goodness...and that's just the first bite! Simple to whip up, yet impressive enough for guests. My kitchen's been witness to this recipe more times than I can count. Trust me, once you try this quiche, your breakfasts (or brunches or dinners) will never be the same. Excited? Let's roll up our sleeves and get cooking!

Ingredients Needed for Crescent Quiche

  • Crescent roll dough: Convenient base for the quiche, providing a flaky and buttery crust that complements the savory filling perfectly.
  • Eggs: Essential for binding the quiche together and adding richness and texture to the dish when baked.
  • Milk: Adds creaminess and moisture to the quiche, creating a tender and flavorful custard-like filling.
  • Shredded cheese: Melts beautifully on top of the quiche, adding a gooey texture and a delicious cheesy flavor to each bite.
  • Diced ham: Brings a savory and salty element to the quiche, infusing each bite with a burst of meaty goodness.

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Essential Tools for Making Crescent Quiche in the Ninja Foodi

  • Ninja Foodi: Cooks and bakes the quiche to perfection in one appliance.
  • Bowl: Whisk eggs, milk, and seasonings together for the quiche filling.
  • Whisk: Blend the eggs and milk to create a smooth mixture for the quiche.
  • Oven mitts: Protect hands when handling the hot Ninja Foodi inner pot after baking.

Serves: 6 people

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 can crescent roll dough
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup diced ham
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Ninja Foodi on the bake/roast setting at 375°F (190°C).
  2. Roll out the crescent roll dough in the bottom of the Foodi's inner pot.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper.
  4. Pour the egg mixture over the crescent dough.
  5. Sprinkle the cheese and diced ham on top.
  6. Close the Foodi lid and bake for 25 minutes or until the quiche is set and golden brown.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy!

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 285 kcal | Carbohydrates: 15 g | Protein: 15 g | Total Fat: 18 g | Saturated Fat: 8 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 210 mg | Sodium: 570 mg | Dietary Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 3 g | Calcium: 150 mg | Potassium: 180 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Vitamin A: 300 µg | Vitamin C: 2 mg

Can You Make Crescent Quiche Ahead of Time or Freeze It?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the crescent quiche as directed in the recipe.
  • Once baked and cooled, store the quiche in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • After baking and cooling, wrap the quiche tightly in plastic wrap and foil.
  • Label the package with the date and freeze for up to 2 months.
  • To reheat, thaw overnight in the refrigerator and bake in a 350°F (175°C) oven until heated through.

One interesting twist you can add to this crescent quiche recipe is to sprinkle a layer of crispy hash browns on top before baking. This will give your quiche a delicious crunch and extra flavor that will surprise and delight your taste buds.

Common Questions About Making Crescent Quiche in the Ninja Foodi

FAQ:
Can I use a different type of meat in this recipe?
Yes, you can substitute the diced ham with cooked bacon, sausage, or even vegetables for a vegetarian option.
Can I use a different type of cheese?
Absolutely! Feel free to swap the shredded cheese with your favorite variety such as cheddar, mozzarella, or Swiss.
How can I make this recipe vegetarian?
To make this recipe vegetarian, simply omit the diced ham and add more vegetables like bell peppers, spinach, or mushrooms.
Can I prepare this quiche ahead of time?
Yes, you can assemble the quiche ahead of time and refrigerate it overnight. Just bake it in the Ninja Foodi when you're ready to enjoy.
Can I freeze leftovers of this quiche?
Yes, you can freeze any leftover quiche. Just make sure to wrap it tightly in foil or plastic wrap before placing it in the freezer.

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