Caramelized Onion & Zucchini Quiche
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This recipe was a perfect brunch dish. And this lightened up version is only 314 calories per slice without sacrificing one ounce of flavor!!
Serves: 8
  • 1 prepared pie crust
  • 4 cups thin sliced zucchini
  • 1 Tbl. olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup caramelized onions (see recipe link in post)
  • 1 cup 1% milk
  • 1½ Tbl. flour
  • ½ tsp. fresh cracked pepper
  • ½ tsp. fresh lemony thyme leaves chopped
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Bake prepared pie crust for 12 minutes until edges are golden brown, then remove to cool. Reduce heat to 375.
  2. Heat large non-stick skillet over medium heat, add 1 Tbl. olive oil and sliced zucchini, sprinkle with salt and lemony thyme. Sauté until zucchini is tender, add garlic and sauté for 2 additional minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  3. Whisk together eggs. milk, flour, pepper, and cheese. Add ½ cup caramelized onions to pie crust, top with zucchini slices, then pour in milk mixture.
  4. Bake at 375 for 35 minutes, if crust begins to brown too quickly, cover edges with foil or a pie crust shield.
  5. Allow to stand 10 minutes before serving.
Recipe by Lemony Thyme at