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Caprese Quiche - An easy Italian-inspired quiche with tomatoes, basil, mozzarella and Parmesan that is bursting with flavor!

Caprese Quiche


  • Author: Amy @ The Blond Cook
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 8 slices 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: Italian
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Ingredients

  • 1 (9-inch) refrigerated pie crust
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 ounces shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed chopped or julienned fresh basil and additional fresh basil for topping, if desired

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.  Form pie shell in pie dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat.  Sauté onions for approximately 3 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Toss shredded cheeses in a large bowl to combine.  Spread cheese in bottom of pie crust, then evenly arrange tomatoes over cheese.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, heavy cream, cooked onions, salt and pepper until combined.  Gently stir in basil.
  5. Evenly pour egg mixture over cheese and tomatoes.
  6. Bake for 40 minutes, or until eggs are set and crust is golden brown.
  7. Top with additional fresh basil, if desired.