Salmon and Broccoli Quiche – Chef’s Pencil

Two healthy ingredients—smoked salmon and broccoli—make this quiche recipe a must for health-conscious quiche lovers. Add some high-quality mozzarella to the mix, and you’re in for a great treat.


Salmon and Broccoli Quiche

Salmon and Broccoli Quiche

Diana Oana

A colorful, filling and savory quiche with broccoli, salmon, and mozzarella.

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook Time 45 minutes

Total Time 1 hour

Course Appetizer, Pastry

Cuisine International



For the crust:

  • 200 g flour
  • 80 g cold butter diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 40 g cold water

For the filling:

  • 1 broccoli
  • smoked salmon fillet
  • 3 eggs
  • 150 ml milk
  • 100 g gourmet mozzarella
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 180° C/356° F, no fan.

  • Cut the broccoli into florets and steam for 2-3 minutes.

  • Place the flour and diced butter in a bowl.

  • Rub the butter and flour with your fingers until you get a crumbly mass, add salt and water, shape into a ball and chill for a few minutes.

  • Roll out the dough into a 0.5 cm (1/5th of an inch) thick sheet and transfer to a tart pan with a removable bottom (24-26 cm/ 9½ – 10 inch in diameter). Prick the dough with a fork.

  • Place the broccoli florets on top and then the chopped smoked salmon.

  • Whisk the eggs with the milk, salt and pepper and pour into the pan.

  • Grate the mozzarella and sprinkle over the tart.

  • Cover the tart with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes. Remove the foil for the last 15 minutes.

  • Serve the tart warm or cold! Enjoy!


Salmon and Broccoli Quiche

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Diana Oana

As an award winning food blogger, I started my culinary journey in 2010, driven by a fervent commitment to crafting flavorful, tasty meals that defy the stereotype of bland health cuisine.

I love to cook anything from appetizers to main courses and desserts from a wide range of cuisines as well as traditional Romanian dishes.

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