Goat Cheese Quiche, Caramelized Onions and Thyme

Raven Higheagle


Like most of my vacations, my New York trip revolves around food. In addition to visiting some of the new restaurants, I love going to our favorite spots.
One of my favorite spots is a French restaurant called Balthazar. Located between Broadway and Crosby in Soho, it is a perfect excuse to spend a full day walking around and admiring the narrow streets that neighborhood.
I always order the same thing the warm goat cheese and caramelized onion tart.
This Goat Cheese Quiche with Caramelized Onions and Thyme quiche is my version of Balthazar’s tart.

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Serves 8
15 Min
1 Hr


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9-inch deep dish frozen pie shell
1 Tbsp
olive oil
2 medium
onions, sliced thinly into half moon slices
1/2 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
whole milk
2 large
eggs and 2 egg yolks
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
black pepper, freshly ground
2 Tbsp
fresh thyme, chopped
4 oz
fresh goat cheese, crumbled

How to Make Goat Cheese Quiche, Caramelized Onions and Thyme


  • 1Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees.
    Take pie shell out of the freezer.
  • 2Place two layers of aluminum foil over the dough and fill it with pie weights or 2 cups of dry beans.
  • 3Place pie shell on a sheet pan and transfer it into the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  • 4Remove the pie weights and the aluminum foil, and bake for another 5 minutes.
  • 5Take it out of the oven and set it aside. Do not turn the oven off.
  • 6While the crust is baking, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet, in medium heat.
  • 7Add onions, and stirring often, cook for 20-25 minutes or until they turn into golden brown. Set aside.
  • 8Mix together the heavy cream, milk, eggs, egg yolks, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  • 9Scatter the crumbled goat cheese pieces, thyme, and caramelized onions over the piecrust.
  • 10Pour the milk mixture over it.
  • 11Place it in the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • 12When you first take it out of the oven it may look like the middle part of the quiche is not fully cooked.
  • 13This is normal. It will continue to cook as it cools on the kitchen counter.
  • 14Allow it to cool for 10-15 minutes and serve it warm.

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