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Swiss Cheese 'n' Onion Quiche Recipe

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You can add ham cubes, crumbled cooked bacon or cooked medium shrimp to this quiche if you'd like. They're all delicious additions. —Janet Briggs
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 338 calories, 24 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 136 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 12 g protein.

Directions

  1. Spread 1 tablespoon butter over bottom of pastry shell; set aside. In a skillet, saute onion in remaining butter until tender. Spread in pastry shell. Toss Swiss cheese with flour; sprinkle over onion. In a bowl, whisk the eggs, cream and salt. Pour evenly over cheese.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 325°; bake 30-35 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Swiss Cheese 'n' Onion Quiche in Test Kitchen Favorites 2004 2005, p177

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 338 calories, 24 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 136 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 12 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Oct. 10, 2010

"Great recipe! I just served this to company this morning. Made two; added bacon to the first and bacon, green pepper, and mushrooms to the second. I also used fat free half and half. I will definitely make this again for company."

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