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Zucchini Tomato Quiche

 

Zucchini Tomato Quiche

Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Pie Crust see The Perfect Pie Crust recipe
  • 3 cups onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp organic thyme dried
  • 1/2 cup zucchini 1/4 inch sliced
  • 1/8 tsp fine sea salt
  • 2 Tomatoes 1/4 inch sliced
  • 1/8 tsp fine sea salt
  • 6 eggs at room temperature
  • 1 cup cream heated just until warm
  • 1 cup milk heated just until warm
  • basil fresh
  • 4 oz goat cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425° F.
  2. Prick the crust with a fork. Line it with tin foil and place a pie weight in the center. Bake 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and remove the weight and foil; turn the oven to 325° F.
  3. Toss zucchini with sea salt in a colander and let stand until they release at least 1 teaspoon of liquid, about 45 minutes.
  4. Place tomato slices in a single layer on double layer paper towels and sprinkle evenly with sea salt, let stand 30 minutes.
  5. Once the tomatoes are done, place second double layer paper towels on top of tomatoes and press firmly to remove excess liquid.
  6. Once the zucchini is done, arrange slices on triple layer paper towels; cover with another triple layer paper towels. Press firmly and remove excess liquid.
  7. Sauté the onions in butter and salt and pepper over medium heat until the onions are soft, approx. 20 minutes. Add thyme and remove from heat.
  8. Beat the eggs with the milk and cream. Stir in the onions and zucchini.
  9. Pour mixture into the crust and top with the tomatoes. Bake 30 to 40 minutes. The center should be slightly loose when done. After the quiche has cooled slightly, sprinkle with fresh basil and dollops of goat cheese.

Easter Egg Recipes

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Recipes that use hard boiled eggs?
or perhaps you’d like some inspiration for your family brunch?
We’ve collected some of our favorite egg recipes… all in one basket just for you!

Recipes with hard boiled eggs:

(Devil’s in the Details) Deviled Eggs

Chicken Pate with Apples and Brandy

Egg recipes for your holiday brunch:

Blueberry Pancakes

Cheese Kugel

Curried Eggs

Cheese Strata

Market Muffins (with Chia Seeds)

Sinfully Delicious French Toast

Great Granny’s Cranberry Sauce

 

Great Granny's Cranberry Sauce

Ever since I can remember, we've had this cranberry sauce at both Thanksgiving and Christmas. It makes a lot, which is good, because everyone likes it.
Course Sauce, Side
Cuisine American

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 oz red jello
  • 5 1/2 cups liquid use juice from fruit plus water if needed
  • 4 cups ground cranberries
  • 4 cups crushed pinapple mandarine oranges etc.

Instructions

  1. Mix sugar and jello into heated liquid. let set in frigerator
  2. When hard add ground cranberries and pinapple. Mix well, return to frig and reset.

Recipe Notes

I think the original recipe had walnuts or pecans in it. My brother Joey doesn't like anything with nuts, so over the years, it was dropped from the ingredients.