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Tomato and Zucchini Quiche

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Serves 8 | Prep Time | Cook Time 40

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Tomato and Zucchini Quiche (Inspired by the Basic Quiche Recipe from Real Simple Magazine)

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Ingredients You'll Need

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion, diced
4 tomatoes, sliced, lightly salted and patted dry
2 medium zucchinis, sliced
1/2 pint grape tomatoes, sliced in half
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
4 eggs
3/4 cup half-and-half
8 ounces Gruyère, grated
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 store-bought frozen piecrust in tins


Heat oven to 375° F.

In a large skillet, over medium heat, heat the oil.

Add the onion, zucchini, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper.

Cover and cook until the onions and zucchini are softened, 5 to 7 minutes.

Meanwhile, whisk together the eggs and half-and-half.

Stir in the Gruyère, herbs, nutmeg, the remaining salt and pepper, and the onion and zucchini mixture.

Place the pie crusts on a foil-lined baking sheet. Scrape the egg mixture into the pie crusts; they will be very full.

Top with sliced grape tomatoes.

Bake until the filling is set and a knife inserted into the center comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Let rest for 5 minutes.

Cut into wedges and serve.

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