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Zucchini & Caramelized Onion Quiche


Basic caramelized onions takes this zucchini quiche over the top! Makes a wonderful breakfast or brunch you'd be proud to serve your family or guests.

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  • 1/2 (14.1-ounce) package refrigerated pie dough (such as Pillsbury)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups (1/8-inch-thick) slices zucchini
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 cup caramelized onions, finely chopped
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 ounces Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, grated (about 1/2 cup)


Servings 6
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 55mins


Step 1

Preheat oven to 425°F.

Roll dough into a 12-inch circle. Fit dough into a 10-inch deep-dish pie plate. Fold edges under; flute. Line dough with foil; arrange pie weights or dried beans on foil. Bake at 425°F for 12 minutes or until edges are golden. Remove weights and foil; bake an additional 2 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

Reduce oven temperature to 375°F.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl. Add zucchini and garlic; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Sauté 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Cool slightly.

Arrange Basic Caramelized Onions over bottom of crust; top with zucchini mixture. Combine remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, milk, flour, pepper, eggs, and cheese in a medium bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Pour milk mixture over zucchini mixture. Bake at 375°F for 35 minutes or until set. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Cooking light
Calories: 314
Fat: 18.1g
Saturated fat: 6.2g
Monounsaturated fat: 7.5g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.1g
Protein: 9.6g
Carbohydrate: 28.5g
Fiber: 1.9g
Cholesterol: 119mg
Iron: 1.1mg
Sodium: 564mg
Calcium: 164mg

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