Onion and Cheese Quiche – Main Dish

crust: 2 cups flour

1/4 pound butter or margarine

1/2 cup club soda or Schweppes

salt filling: 3 large onions — very thinly sliced

2 tablespoons butter or margarine

1/2 pound grated Swiss or Gouda cheese

1 tablespoon flour

3 eggs

1 cup heavy cream

salt — pepper, and nutmeg

NOTE 1: All ingredients should be very cold.

DOUGH: Cut butter into flour and salt until it resembles very coarse meal. Stir in soda. Knead just to combine. Wrap in film and refrigerate 1 hour.

On a floured board roll out dough, fold in 3’s, as if you were folding a letter. Chill 1 hour.

FILLING: Cook onions in butter until translucent. Let cool. Stir flour into cheese. Blend eggs, cream and seasonings.

Roll out dough and place in a quiche pan. Spread onions in the bottom. Spread cheese mixture and pour cream and eggs on top.

Bake in pre-heated 350 oven for 20 minutes. Turn down heat to 300 and bake another 35 minutes.






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