Caramelized Onion and Thyme Mini Quiche

Anyone go through phases with different types of cheeses? Right now, I’m loving the creamy nuttiness of goat cheese, so I baked some Caramelized Onion and Thyme Mini Quiche to complement the neutrality of the goat cheese and YUM! A brunch-worthy recipe … captivating your heart by their size and taste!

Caramelized Onion, Thyme, and Goat Cheese Quiche (A Bright Moment Blog)
Caramelized Onion and Thyme Mini Quiche
Caramelized Onion, Thyme, and Goat Cheese Quiche (A Bright Moment Blog)
Caramelized Onion, Thyme, and Goat Cheese Quiche

I found the quiche pans on Amazon, so I will link them below… but I am sure you can go to local William & Sonoma (or like store) to shop for them in-person.

Now, it’s time to grab our aprons and begin cooking up deliciousness!

Caramelized Onion, Thyme, and Goat Cheese Mini Quiche

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 6 mini quiche

Ingredients

For the olive oil crust:

  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Egg, whisked
  • 2 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp. Cold Water
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher Salt

For the Filling:

  • 4 large Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Milk, plant-based or regular
  • 1/2 tsp. each: Salt, Black Pepper

Add-ins:

  • 1 tsp. Olive Oil
  • 6 tbsp. Goat Cheese
  • 1/4 Red Onion
  • 1 cup Spinach
  • Thyme

Instructions

  • For the crust: In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and salt. Add in the olive oil and use a fork to mix it in. Add in the whisked egg and cold water, then mix until crumb-like texture. Knead for 1 minute. (Add more flour if too wet, or more water if too dry.) The dough should be smooth and pliable. Wrap tightly and place in fridge for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375F. Lightly grease 6 mini quiche pans with olive oil.
  • On a floured surface or inbetween two pieces of parchment paper, roll out the crust dough to be 1/8" thick. Cut the dough according the mini quiche pan sizes, then press firmly into the lightly greased pans.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime, in a small saucepan over medium high heat, add in the olive oil to warm up for 30 seconds. Add in the thinly sliced onions and leaves of 2-3 thyme stems to sauté for 5-10 minutes. Add the spinach to cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and black pepper.
  • In each of the baked quiche crusts, add in little chunks of the goat cheese (about 1 tbsp. each). Then, evenly distribute the onion and spinach mixture into each. Finally, evenly pour the egg mixture into the pans (filling them a little over 3/4th full).
  • Bake for 5 minutes, then reduce oven heat to 350F. Bake for an additional 10-15 minutes.

I truly hope you all enjoy these beautiful (and delicious) mini quiches that are perfect for the upcoming Autumn season, or a simple brunch date with the ladies! ’till next time… xxL

“He must increase, but I must decrease.”

John 3:30 (ESV)

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