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Swiss Cheese ‘n’ Onion Quiche

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing

Makes

8 servings

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

Ingredients

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

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 in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

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