Carrot Cashew Quiche

Carrot Cashew Quiche

Giamarie Saponaro 1

"One of my mom's favorites for buffets or brunches and afternoon lunches. Served with a nice salad, this is a nice light meal."


1 h servings 586 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 586 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 47.4 g
  • 73%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.1g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 10.2 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 175 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 468 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the carrots and cashews, and cook until carrots are tender and cashews are golden brown. Mix in the honey.
  3. In a bowl, beat together the eggs, heavy cream, nutmeg, and salt.
  4. Evenly spread the cheese in the bottom of the pie crust. Layer the carrot mixture over the cheese, and top with the egg mixture.
  5. Bake 40 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
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  1. 25 Ratings


After reading the reviews, I made a few changes to the recipe. I shredded the carrots in the food processor, and used another attatchment to break up the cashews into smaller pieces. With the p...

I did tweak this one. I took everyone's advice... Cut back on the butter, only 1/4 Honey, cut up the nuts & carrots more so they didn't sink to the bottom & I tossed in a dash of garlic powder &...

Simply nice, so very, very nice. I loved it and thought a nice salad would have been so nice with this nice quiche. But alas, only crude cupboard items were at hand - what a pity!

After reading the other reviews here, I was thinking that maybe these flavors were going to be too weird for us in a quiche, but we totally loved this. It got even better the next day as well. O...

This dish has a lot of potential. I think it's way too heavy on the heavy cream, which tends to overwhelm the eggs and makes you forget that it's a quiche. Also, the next time I make it, I'll cu...

Fantastic recipe but I decreased butter to 1 tablespoon; crushed the cashews; decreased honey to 1/4 cup and changed heavy cream to milk and only used 1 cup.

Really enjoyed this - always looking for something different - Got rid of the honey and used fat free half and half. Chopped the carrots and cashews in food processor. Will make it again

I'd like to rate this higher, but the flavor, while good, was not stellar. As my daughter and I ate it, we were thinking, it wants to be sweeter or it wants more egg and something like onion and...

This is a very unique and tasty recipe. It was all the rage at a potluck brunch I attended. I altered the recipe by adding one more egg to give it a bit of bulk and reducing the honey to about...