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Sage Onion Quiche Recipe
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Sage Onion Quiche Recipe

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I reach for this recipe often because it’s so versatile—you can serve it for brunch, as a side dish or as a meatless entree. The fresh sage adds great flavor to the onions.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh sage
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 302 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 147 mg cholesterol, 435 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute onions in butter until tender; drain. Stir in sage and thyme. Spoon into pastry shell. Sprinkle with cheese. In a bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Pour over cheese.
  2. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 375°; bake 20-25 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.
    Freeze option: Securely wrap and freeze cooled quiche in plastic wrap and foil. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Unwrap quiche; reheat in oven until heated through and a thermometer inserted in center reads 165°.
    Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Sage Onion Quiche in Country October/November 2006, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 302 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 147 mg cholesterol, 435 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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