Cheese and Onion Quiche | Crust or Crustless Option

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 35 mins Serves 8

Delicious caramelized onion quiche with sharp cheddar cheese seasoned with thyme. Enjoy this vegetarian pie for brunch, lunch or dinner!

Ingredients

  • Pie crust 
  • 3 onions, sliced 
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil 
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese

Directions

Prepare crust in a 10" tart pan and bake.  If preparing crustless, generously grease a glass pie pan and set aside. 

In a large skillet add butter and oil and heat on medium-high.  Add onion and cook until golden brown (this make take 15-20 minutes).  

In a large bowl whisk together eggs, cream, milk, salt & pepper, thyme and nutmeg. 

Add half of the onion to the prepared crust or pie plate.  Top with half of the cheese and repeat.  Top with egg/cream mixture and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until the quiche is golden and the filling is just set.  

Let cool 10 minutes before slicing. 

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Recipe Notes

If the onion gets too try and they still need to be cooked, then add a little water to deglaze the pan and add more moisture. 

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