Spring Onion and Cheddar Quiche

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Spring Onion and Cheddar Quiche

Serves 8

Ingredients:

1 pie crust, store-bought or homemade

1 bunch of spring onions, thinly sliced

4 oz of cheddar cheese, grated

4 large eggs

1 cup of milk or non-dairy milk

1 tablespoon of all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 375°F.

If using a store-bought pie crust, follow the instructions on the package to prepare it. If making a homemade crust, roll out the dough and press it into a 9-inch pie dish. Use a fork to prick the bottom of the crust several times.

In a small skillet, heat the extra-virgin olive oil over medium heat. Add the thinly sliced spring onions and sauté for 2-3 minutes, or until they are soft and slightly caramelized.

In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, all-purpose flour, salt, and pepper.

Add the sautéed spring onions to the egg mixture and stir to combine.

Pour the egg and spring onion mixture into the prepared pie crust.

Sprinkle the grated cheddar cheese over the top of the egg mixture.

Bake the Spring Onion and Cheddar Quiche in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes, or until the filling is set and the cheese is golden brown.

Remove the quiche from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

This recipe is both delicious and sustainable because it features seasonal and locally-grown ingredients like spring onions and cheddar cheese. By using non-dairy milk instead of dairy milk, you can reduce the environmental impact of the recipe. Plus, by making a homemade crust, you can avoid the packaging waste that comes with store-bought crusts. Enjoy your Spring Onion and Cheddar Quiche!

  • Calories: 265 per serving (1/8 of the quiche)
  • Fat: 17 grams
  • Saturated fat: 7 grams
  • Cholesterol: 118 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates: 16 grams
  • Fiber: 1 gram
  • Sugar: 2 grams
  • Protein: 11 grams
  • Sodium: 373 milligrams

The nutritional values provided are for one serving, and please keep in mind that these values may vary based on the brand and quantity of ingredients used.