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Tomato and Basil Quiche November 11, 2006

Filed under: breakfasts — bonny @ 10:56 pm

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

1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste

1 (9 inch) unbaked deep dish pie crust

1 1/2 cups shredded Co-jack or cheddar cheese, divided


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Bake pie shell in preheated oven for 8 minutes.  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.


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