Monday, December 14, 2009

Sausage, Cheese and Carmelized Onion Quiche

I have been wanting to make a quiche for awhile, and finally had the time this morning. I thought it would be extra yummy if I caramelized some onions and added cottage cheese.

I have to say this is the best Quiche I have ever made, the caramelized onions which were slightly sweet paired with the salty sausage and cheese was over the top delicious! I think the cottage cheese also made it creamier and lighter. You could serve this for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

6 eggs
1/4 cup milk
1/3 cup cottage cheese
Shredded Cheese (any kind would work, I used Monterey Jack)
6-8 cooked sausage links diced (or you could use bulk sausage, my links were leftover from yesterday and already cooked)
1/2 a sweet onion sliced thinly and cooked until caramelized
1 pre-made pie crust
Salt and Pepper to taste
1/4 tsp onion powder
1 tsp dried chives
Cayenne pepper (to taste)

Par bake the pie crust at 350 for about 10 minutes, remove to cool

Spread the caramelized onions in the bottom of the pie crust, add the meat and top with as much cheese as you like

In a seperate bowl, mix the beaten eggs, cottage cheese, milk and spices, until well incorported and pour over the pie crust.

Bake at 350 for approximately an hour, check and cook for additional time as needed, you dont want the quiche to wiggle at all. Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes.

Cut and serve, with sour cream if you wish!


A Year on the Grill said...

I do so love a good quiche!

Debbie said...

Looks delicious. I'd love a slice of that anytime - day or night!!!!

figtree said...

I have not made a quiche in have inspired me!

teresa said...

i want to eat this entire thing! great combo for a quiche!!

Maria said...

Great for weekend breakfasts!

♥peachkins♥ said...

this looks like the perfect breakfast!

Cathy - wheresmydamnanswer said...

Perfect for Brunch!! What a great combination now if I could get hubby to like onions I would be in great shape! hehe

MaryBeth said...

Sounds good to me....It looks wonderful and I bet it tastes even better.

Pam said...

I love quiche - it looks delicious Cheryl.

Donna-FFW said...

Sounds like a most fabulous quiche. Loaded with all things good.

Grace said...

no doubt about it—i prefer my eggs served with plenty of cheese and in a pie crust. oh, and sausage is a nice bonus too. :)

Katherine Aucoin said...

Save me some!!! What time is breakfast, lunch and dinner anyway? I'll bring the mimosas!

Gabe's Girl said...

I love this recipe. Easy and delicious. I am copying and pasting it for my recipes!

The Blonde Duck said...

My grandmother has a recipe like this and I've been dying to make it! Now I've got a reason to get a move on!

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Velva said...

I love quiche! You can eat it for breakfast, lunch, dinner or anytime-And it's perfect. The use of carmelized onions just releases a savory sweetness that cannot be beat. I like the idea of cottage cheese too. Very nice.

Sophie said...

I so love great & excellent quiches like this one, Cheryl!!

Yours looks amazing & so tasty!

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