Donna's Cheesy Quiche

Donna's Cheesy Quiche

90 Reviews 3 Pics
  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    40 m
  • Ready In

    1 h
DONNAZ
Recipe by  DONNAZ

“How many kids do you know that enjoy eggs? We'll I thought the same until I served them my quiche!”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 6 servings

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and saute until soft, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, cream, basil, oregano, salt and pepper.
  4. Spoon the onions into the pie crust. Pour the egg mixture over the onions. Sprinkle shredded cheese on top.
  5. Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into center of the quiche comes out clean, about 30 to 40 minutes. Let cool slightly before serving.

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Reviews (90)

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SPARKLER8666
81

SPARKLER8666

This is an excellent basic recipe for quiche BUT for us it is just a tad too rich without quite enough protein, so I always double the eggs and sometimes substitute part half and half or milk for some of the cream. I have made this with many different cheeses and additions. But I always decrease the basil by 1/2, substitute savory for the oregano decreasing it a bit, and add a dash or two of nutmeg. I personally like it with gruyere, spinach and a bit of good ham. My kids like it best with cheddar, spinach and ham or bacon. My husband likes it mediterranean style with artichokes, spinach and feta. I buy pillsbury already made piecrust and cut out smaller circles to fit our muffin pan. Then I put the toppings (different for everyone) in each cup and pour the egg mixture over all. Then everyone gets a quiche they like. (oh and if you add the spinach make sure you precook it and squeeze most of the moisture out of it or you'll get a mess.)

DanielleR
30

DanielleR

This was quick, easy, and delicious for my first quiche! I didn't have any heavy cream, so I used 1/2 cup of sour cream and 1/2 cup of milk. Also, my boyfriend hates onions, so I only used 1/2 the amount of onions, and it was still plenty!

CHEEKY*MONKEY
24

CHEEKY*MONKEY

I won't keep looking for quiche recipes, this one is it for me! Made it for Mother's Day brunch and it was a huge hit. I did make a few changes though. First, I fried up about 6 slices of bacon crisp. I then sauteed the diced onion in 1-2 tbsp. of the bacon grease. I also omitted the basil and oregano because I don't like them and the other reviews stating that they were a little overpowering. The rest I followed exactly. It was delicious! UPDATE: I've made this several times now, and it's always a huge hit. I no longer make it with the mozzarella, I just use all cheddar.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 418 cal
  • 21%
  • Fat
  • 35.5 g
  • 55%
  • Carbs
  • 13.3 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 12 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol
  • 184 mg
  • 61%
  • Sodium
  • 751 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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