Savory Caramelized Onion Quiche

When it comes to comfort food with a touch of sophistication, my Savory Caramelized Onion Quiche takes the spotlight. This delightful dish combines the rich, golden goodness of caramelized onions with the creamy elegance of a perfectly baked quiche. Every bite tells a story of flavors unfolding in harmony.


  • 1 pre-made pie crust
  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Melt butter in a pan over medium heat. Add the sliced onions and sauté until they become soft and translucent.
  2. Sprinkle sugar over the onions and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until they caramelize into a beautiful golden brown. This should take about 20-25 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  4. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  5. Place the pre-made pie crust in a pie dish. Spread the caramelized onions evenly over the crust.
  6. Sprinkle shredded Gruyere cheese over the onions.
  7. Gently pour the egg mixture over the onions and cheese.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until the quiche is set and the top is golden.
  9. Allow the quiche to cool slightly before slicing and serving.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

Savory Caramelized Onion Quiche is a mouthwatering symphony of flavors. The sweetness of caramelized onions plays harmoniously with the creamy, savory custard, all encased in a flaky pie crust. This quiche makes for an elegant brunch centerpiece or a delightful dinner accompanied by a fresh salad.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 280, Total Fat – 18g, Cholesterol – 155mg, Sodium – 360mg, Total Carbohydrates – 18g, Protein – 12g

In the end, my Savory Caramelized Onion Quiche isn’t just a recipe; it’s a journey through layers of flavors and textures. The warmth of the caramelized onions embraces you, while the delicate custard dances on your palate. Whether you’re sharing it with loved ones or savoring it alone, this quiche promises a culinary experience that’s both comforting and luxurious.

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