Onion Quiche or Gratin (Adapted from Julia Child)

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READY IN: 1hr 55mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place oven rack in upper third of oven. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Cook onions in butter over very low heat til tender and golden, stirring occasionally (about 1 hour). Remove from heat and let cool somewhat.
  • Add flour; cook over low heat for 2 or 3 minutes.
  • In a bowl, combine eggs, milk or cream, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Beat til well blended.
  • Gradually add onions and half cheese. Check seasoning.
  • Pour into pastry shell or baking dish. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top. Place on baking sheet.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until puffed and browned.
  • NOTE: To partly bake the pastry shell: Bake in middle of oven at 400 degrees F. for 8-9 minutes.
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