Mini Onion Quiches

miniature-quiches

 

 

Planning a cocktail party? These mini onion quiches will be a major hit. You can’t make enough of them and guests will want the recipe. Share if you like….or not.

Cook time: 30 minutes

Makes 2 dozen appetizers

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cup crushed saltine crackers
  • 4 Tbls (1/2 stick) melted butter
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 Cup finely chopped green onions (scallions), both the white and green parts
  • 2 Tbls butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • A pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 Cup milk
  • 1/2 Tsp salt
  • 1/4 Tsp pepper
  • 1 Cup grated Swiss cheese

green-onions-scallionsDirections

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Spray mini muffin pan(s) with cooking spray.
  • Combine the crushed cracker crumbs with the 4 tbls melted butter and divide the crumbs into each muffin section.
  • Melt the 2 tbls butter in a skillet and sauté the green onions, on medium heat, for 10 minutes.  Cool
  • Divide the onions into each muffin section atop the cracker mixture.
  • Divide the grated Swiss cheese into each muffin section atop the green onions.
  • Beat the 2 eggs, add the milk, nutmeg and S&P, whisking to combine.
  • Pour by spoonfuls on top of the onions & cheese in each muffin section being careful not to overfill each section.
  • Bake until set, about 15-20 minutes. Test with a knife in the center of one of the fattest quiches.  Do not over bake.

Serve warm

May be stored in the refrigerator or freezer…warm in the oven before serving.

If you like, add a little minced red pepper for color… just sauté along with the green onions.

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I welcome your feedback and comments, below.  Have a question or specific recipe request?  I’ll be happy to research and find an answer.       

                                                                        

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