Quiche with White Wine and Shallots

Quiche with White Wine and Shallots is the perfect “adult” style quiche.

slice of quiche

Quiche is perfect to enjoy for breakfast or a light dinner, but my favorite is to have it for lunch.  I love it with a salad and sometimes a glass of wine too!

Take a good peek at that slice of quiche in the photo above.  It’s creamy and decadent.  This is not a diet quiche.  Instead, it’s a really, really good quiche!

Consider how to make a quiche.  It’s quite a simple process.  In this recipe, shallots are boiled lightly with wine.  Gruyere cheese is sprinkled on a pre-baked crust.  And the egg custard (eggs + salt + whipping cream + nutmeg + the wine shallots) is poured into the crust.

The quiche is baked for about half an hour, and then it’s ready for serving!

slice of quiche on a blue plate

If you love the idea of making quiche for your next meal, you might also enjoy my Mushroom and Goat Cheese Quiche. But more importantly, you need a salad to serve with your quiche!  My favorite is Caesar Salad with Pancetta and Roasted Tomatoes.  These Mini Spinach Quiches are nice for a party too.

Quiche with White Wine and Shallots

This is a rich and delicious quiche recipe with white wine, shallots and Gruyere cheese.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 862 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup minced shallots
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 6 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • dash of freshly grated nutmeg
  • 12 ounces shredded Gruyere cheese
  • 1 10-inch pie crust, pre-baked

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a small saucepan, bring shallots and wine to a boil. Reduce to simmer and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  3. Sprinkle salt and pepper over eggs. Whisk in cream, nutmeg and wine-shallot mixture.
  4. Sprinkle grated cheese evenly over the pre-baked pie crust. Pour in the egg custard mixture.

  5. Bake 25 to 35 minutes, or until golden brown and firm in the center. Keep an eye on the pie crust.  You may want to put a pie crust shield on it if it begins browning too much.  Let sit for 5 to 10 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts
Quiche with White Wine and Shallots
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 862 Calories from Fat 666
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 74g 114%
Saturated Fat 42g 210%
Cholesterol 411mg 137%
Sodium 811mg 34%
Potassium 245mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 51.1%
Vitamin C 0.9%
Calcium 68.6%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

 

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  • sharon wrote:

    The Cookbook is called “A Private Collection”  It’s from the  Junior League of Palo Alto

    • Lori Lange wrote:

      Thank you!!

  • Sharon wrote:

    Love this quiche!  I’ve been making it for almost 35 years!!!  This recipe came out of one of Junior Leagues BEST cookbook!!!   BTW,  I was looking online to find a similar quiche and found your blog!!!  I’m looking forward to discovering more fantastic recipes!!
    Thank you!

    • Lori Lange wrote:

      Hi Sharon- which book did it come from? I always like to list a source if I can. I’m sure someone gave me this recipe without one! I need to make it and photograph it- on my to do list now that you’ve given it such rave reviews!