Saturday, February 22, 2014

Breakfast Idea

Caramelized Onion Quiche

This recipe provides 6 servings


1) one refrigerated pie crust
2) 4 cups thinly sliced onions
3) 1/4 cup olive oil
4) 5 eggs
5) 1 cup 2% milk
6) 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
7) 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
8) 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
9) Gruye're cheese ( 1 cup), or 4 ounces Swiss shredded


1) Heat oven to 375 degrees. Fit crust into 9-inch pie plate, cover loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate.

2) Heat oil in a large saute' pan over medium heat. Add onions and cook until browned and soft, stirring occasionally, approx. 35 mins. (If onions begin to burn, reduce heat to medium-low.) Then set aside to cool a little.

3) In a bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, mustard, nutmeg, and salt. Remove pie plate from refrigerator. Sprinkle cheese evenly onto bottom of crust. Scatter onions on top. Pour egg mixture over cheese and onions. Bake quiche at 375 degrees for approx. 45 mins, until eggs are set and crust is browned. Cool approx. 10 mins on a wire rack before serving.

450 calories per serving


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