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Sage Onion Quiche

 Sage Onion Quiche
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.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 302 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 147 mg cholesterol, 435 mg sodium,

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Sage Onion Quiche (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.