Mini Onion Quiches Recipe

Try this mini onion quiches recipe if you want a fresh and delicious flavor in every bite. The tasty little treats make a wonderful vegetarian starter recipe. The cheese and onion mixture is a melt in the mouth filling and the pastry comes out crisp and tasty. These individual onion quiches look great and taste even better.

If you like quiche asparagus might be a flavor you’d like to try. Cheese and ham quiche is another classic dish. Feel free to adjust the ingredients in this quiche recipe if you want, to make your preferred quiche flavor. The sky is the limit when working on your own dishes, rather than having to settle for the less-than-fresh offerings from your closest grocery store.

Tailor this Mini Onion Quiches Recipe to Your Palate

Although dieters often choose crustless quiche recipes for their reduced carb/calorie counts, you will find plenty of quiche recipes which can be converted for any taste, made with or without the crust, and made with any filling you personally favor.

Personally I adore quiche and could eat it every day! Well maybe not every day but you know what I mean. I like the traditional kind with lots of cheese and a nice crust, although I did have the crustless ones when I was doing Atkins. I also like to add blue cheese to mine. The flavor is amazing! Make this mini onion quiches recipe today.

Baked Onion Quiche Starters
Quiche always hits the spot, and these little onion quiches are gorgeous. Pair them with chips or a salad (or both) if you want. They are good warm from the oven, or chilled if you would rather.
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Cuisine: French
Recipe type: Starter
Serves: 4
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Ingredients
For the Pastry:
  • 225g (8 oz) all-purpose flour
  • 100g (3½ oz) butter
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Pinch of salt
For the Filling:
  • 100g (3½) oz grated Cheddar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 150ml (2/3 cup) milk
  • 2 onions, sliced into rings
  • 2 tablespoons oil
For the Garnish:
  • Cilantro and raw onion slices (optional)
Instructions
  1. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl.
  2. Rub in the butter until the the mixture is like fine breadcrumbs.
  3. Add the water gradually and form the mixture into a ball.
  4. Put it on a lightly floured board, roll it out and use it to line 4 quiche rings or flan dishes which are 4½ inches (11 cm) each.
  5. Cook the onion rings in the oil until they soften.
  6. Beat the eggs, add the milk, salt and pepper and cheese.
  7. Divide the onions between the 4 quiches.
  8. Pour over the egg mixture.
  9. Bake in a moderately hot oven (about 190 C or 385 F) for half an hour.

Quiche is always fantastic and it can be served hot, warm or chilled. There are so many varieties to choose from too. Although a slice of quiche is always great (or a half of a big quiche if you are me!) some occasions are better suited to mini quiches, so everyone has their own individual portion. These look more charming and elegant, and are nice served with some salad leaves or a similar garnish, perhaps a sprig of parsley or basil. Quiche makes a wonderful snack or starter. This mini onion quiches recipe is easy and satisfying.

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