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Basic Quiche

Basic Quiche
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375° F. Fit the crust into a 9-inch pie plate. Place on a baking sheet.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add the onions and ½ teaspoon each of salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in the parsley.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, half-and-half, nutmeg, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Stir in the onion mixture and the Gruyère.
  4. Pour the egg mixture into the crust. Bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Let sit for 5 minutes. Drizzle the greens with the remaining tablespoon of oil and sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Serve with the quiche. 
By November, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 362Calories From Fat 66%
  • Fat 27g
  • Sat Fat 13g
  • Cholesterol 198mg
  • Sodium 533mg
  • Protein 18g
  • Carbohydrate 18g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Calcium 454mg
  • Iron 2mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Organic Spinach
Tailor this quiche to your liking by stirring in a handful of chopped cooked ham, sauteed spinach, or sautéed broccoli with the cheese.

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