A fresh homemade basil pesto and all the caprese fixins' are a match made in brunch heaven in this skillet basil pesto sausage caprese quiche! Cut BIG slices of this luscious quiche for best results.
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Total Time 1hour5minutes
1/2cupfresh basil leaves
3tablespoonsgrated Parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Pie pastry for 1 (9 in) pie
1/4cupheavy whipping cream
1/4lbcooked turkey sausage
2mediumroma tomatoes, thinly sliced
4-6slicesfresh mozzarella cheese
2tablespoonstorn fresh basil leaves
In a food processor, pulse basil, pine nuts, garlic, and Parmesan while drizzling oil through top until pesto is smooth, scraping down sides as necessary. Season pesto with salt and pepper to taste.
Roll out pie pastry to fit a 9-in pie plate. Prick bottom and sides of crust and bake at 400F 10-12 minutes or until a very light golden brown. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, cream, milk, salt, pepper, and garlic powder until smooth. Place sausage in bottom of pre-baked crust and pour egg filling on top. Top with roma tomato slices and mozzarella slices. Swirl pesto around top of quiche.
Bake quiche at 375F 35-40 minutes or until crust is golden and a knife inserted in middle of quiche comes out clean. Cool quiche 15 minutes before slicing and serving. Enjoy!