Apple Quiche

Apple Quiche - Foody First

Apple and eggs?! Stick with me here!

What’s more fall than apples? You could say I’m a little obsessed with all things apple.

Normally you would think that eggs make a dish savoury, but in this case it acts like a custard. A super fluffy delicious custard. When paired with the sweet apples it makes a naturally sweet, almost tart-like breakfast or lunch! Sign me up!!

With the addition of thyme you can’t go wrong. This is THE fall dish you’re going to want to try!

APPLE QUICHE

Serves 8 // Vegetarian, Dairy Free (if dairy-free milk is used) & Gluten Free (if crust is GF), No Sugar Added

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 frozen pie crust (dairy free and gluten free if necessary)

  • 1/2 Tbs coconut oil

  • 1 onion, sliced thinly (180g)

  • 2 royal gala apples, peeled and diced (240g)

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 cup milk (I used unsweetened almond milk, 1% or 2% milk are okay!)

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp dried thyme

  • 1/4 tsp pepper

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 375F

  2. Remove pie crust from freezer and leave on container until ready to use

  3. Heat up coconut oil over medium heat in frying pan

  4. Add sliced onion. Stir for 5 minutes until slightly softened

  5. Add diced apple and stir until apple is slightly soften (5-7 minutes) then remove from heat

  6. For the filling: Crack 4 eggs into a bowl and add milk. Add salt, thyme, pepper, whisk and set aside

  7. Evenly place the apple & onion mixture into the pie crust

  8. Re-whisk egg mixture and pour into the pie crust. You may not use all the mixture depending on how deep the crust is. You don't want it filled to the brim as it may overflow in the oven.

  9. Bake on the middle rack in the oven for 45-50 min or until the top is set. Let it sit for 20min before slicing.

  10. Wrap leftovers and keep in fridge for up to 4 days.

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