Caramelized Onion & Gruyere Quiche
Picture yourself in a cozy kitchen, the aroma of caramelized onions wafting through the air, and the anticipation of a delicious Caramelized Onion & Gruyere Quiche filling your senses. This savory quiche is the perfect dish for brunch, lunch, or a light dinner. With its buttery, flaky crust, sweet caramelized onions, and creamy Gruyere cheese, it’s a crowd-pleaser that never goes out of style.
- 1 pie crust (store-bought or homemade)
- 2 large onions, thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup Gruyere cheese, grated
- 4 large eggs
- 1 cup heavy cream
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Roll out the pie crust and place it in a 9-inch pie dish. Trim any excess crust hanging over the edge.
- In a skillet, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Add the thinly sliced onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until they become caramelized and golden brown, about 20-25 minutes. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
- Sprinkle half of the grated Gruyere cheese over the pie crust.
- In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and heavy cream. Season with salt and pepper.
- Spread the caramelized onions evenly over the cheese in the pie crust.
- Pour the egg and cream mixture over the onions.
- Sprinkle the remaining Gruyere cheese on top.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until the quiche is set and the top is golden brown.
- Allow the quiche to cool slightly before slicing and serving.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Enjoy a slice of this Caramelized Onion & Gruyere Quiche with a side salad for a delightful meal that’s both comforting and elegant.
Nutrition Information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 24g | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 12g
Imagine savoring each bite, the sweetness of the caramelized onions blending perfectly with the rich and creamy Gruyere cheese. Whether you’re serving it at a special brunch or enjoying a quiet moment at home, this quiche is sure to become a favorite in your recipe collection. So go ahead, try your hand at making this Caramelized Onion & Gruyere Quiche, and let its flavors transport you to a culinary paradise.