MINI CARAMELIZED ONION QUICHE
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 1/2 cups thinly sliced sweet onions
3/4 cup evaporated nonfat milk
3/4 cup nonfat milk
3 whole eggs (or egg substitute equivalents)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 cup grated provolone cheese
6 phyllo dough sheets, thawed
Nonstick cooking spray
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Place a sheet of phyllo dough on parchment paper. Lightly spray with oil, then place another sheet on top. Repeat layering until you have 6 sheets stacked up. Using a sharp knife, cut the stack into 12 equal pieces. Press each piece into the cups of a muffin tin. Bake for about 13–15 minutes (for regular muffin tin size, 8–10 minutes for mini), or until golden brown. Keep an eye on the oven to make sure they don’t burn. *If this part sounds like a drag, buy those pre-made ones!
While the cups are baking, heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring frequently until very soft and caramelized, about 12–15 minutes. Remove the onions from the pan with a slotted spoon and put aside.
Whisk together the evaporated milk, milk, eggs, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Stir in the onions and cheese. Pour into prepared shells. Bake 18–20 minutes, or until egg is set. Remove and let sit for 10–15 minutes. Serve warm. Makes 24 mini quiches; approximately 4 lunchtime servings. *Crustless option: Skip the phyllo dough and pour mixture into a 9-inch pie pan coated nonstick cooking spray. Bake 40–45 minutes, or until set.
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As a longtime promoter of healthy cooking and eating, Amy's focus is on plant-based eating, with a rebellious twist - that she and no one, needs to be perfect.