Caprese Quiche (serves 6-8)

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 35 mins

nut free

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup packed basil, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 unbaked pie crust (recipe linked below)

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. Place the dough into a pie or tart pan and mold into the shape of the dish. Place the pie crust in the freezer for 10 minutes to chill.

3. Line the crust with parchment paper and pie weights or dried beans and bake for 15 minutes.

4. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk and mozzarella cheese. Gently fold in the basil and cherry tomatoes.

5. Pour the filling into the partially baked pie crust and bake an additional for 35 minutes or until golden and cooked through (the center shouldn’t jiggle).

6. Allow to cool 15 minutes before serving.

Accompaniments

pie dough: http://weelicious.com/2012/07/24/how-to-make-the-perfect-pie-crust-video/