Caramelized Onion Pie

Caramelized Onion Pie
  • 6 servings
  • 0:20 Preparation
  • 0:35 Cooking
  • 0:55 Total Time


Add all
  • 1

    puff pastry crust, commercial or homemade

  • dry peas or rice as needed for blind baking

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)


  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    extra-virgin olive oil

  • 3

    onions, sliced very thin

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)


  • 3


  • 3/4 cup
    (190 mL)

    15% cooking cream

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    Dijon mustard

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    chopped thyme

  • To taste Salt and freshly ground pepper


Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).

Line a 91/2 in. (24 in.) springform pan or 41/2 in. x 14 in. (11 cm x 35 cm) pan with crust.

Prick crust with a fork and cover with a sheet of foil.

Fill with dry peas or rice and blind bake for 10 minutes. Remove peas and foil. Cool.

In a big skillet, melt butter with oil on medium-low, and cook onions for 10 minutes.

Add honey, cover and continue cooking until onions are caramelized. Cool.

Meanwhile, in a bowl, whisk eggs with cream, mustard and thyme. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Spread onions over crust. Pour egg mixture over onions. Bake 30 - 35 minutes or until quiche is nicely browned and egg mixture is firm.

Source: Metro

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