A delightful meatless quiche that's easy to prepare, and looks and tastes like you spent all day in the kitchen!
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 onion, sliced
- 2 tomatoes, peeled and sliced
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons dried basil
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1/2 cup milk
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 (9 inch) unbaked deep dish pie crust
- 1 1/2 cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese, divided
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Bake pie shell in preheated oven for 8 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onion until soft; remove from skillet. Sprinkle tomato slices with flour and basil, then saute 1 minute on each side. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. season with salt and pepper.
Spread 1 cup shredded cheese in the bottom of pie crust. Layer onions over cheese, and top with tomatoes. Cover with egg mixture. sprinkle top with remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheese.
Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until filling is puffed and golden brown. Serve warm.