So remember that amazing Mushroom and Gruyere Quiche that I was raving last week? Well, it was delicious (obviously), and I originally got the idea to make it from my friends at Whole Foods, who are spotlighting all kinds of mushroom varieties for the holidays.
Ok, so this recipe”¦ I love, love, love it! I made it for the first time a couple of weeks ago and then again last week because I enjoyed it so much. The mushrooms add a wonderful texture and “meatiness” and the Gruyere has a strong, bold flavor that just can’t be beat. It’s one of my favorite cheeses ever. Mmm!
I’m also really impressed with how this recipe turned out. I guess I always just assumed making a quiche was kind of complicated and required a zillion eggs, but this one was incredibly simple to make and only called for two eggs. Really!
Even though this quiche was already super easy to make, I made it even easier the second time around. Here’s how!
- Instead of using a variety of mushrooms and slicing them by hand, I bought a package of sliced mushrooms from Whole Foods and just tossed them in a mixing bowl along with the onions, olive oil, salt, and pepper. I used a 16-ounce package of mushrooms, and it seemed like the perfect amount.
- I saved time (and water + soap) by reusing the bowl that I mixed the mushrooms and onions in to whisk together the cream, eggs, and thyme. I also used dried thyme instead of fresh, so I didn’t need to chop it up. FYI: I used one teaspoon of dried thyme.
- Shredding the Gruyere cheese by hand was the “hardest” and most time-consuming part of making this quiche, so the second time I made it, I used a Shredded 3 Cheese Blend from Whole Foods, which was just as delicious!
- Ok, the final step of pouring the ingredients into a pie crust and popping it into oven couldn’t get much easier, but the photo made a nice, square image for this post. Haha!
Some other mushroom recipes that might interest you:
- Mushroom Stuffing with Shallots and Fresh Herbs
- Wild Mushroom Tart
- Mushroom and Gruyere Quiche
- Mushroom Stroganoff
- Mushroom and Chard Bruschetta
- Mushroom Bourguignon
- Smoky Mushroom Gratin
- Mixed Mushroom Soup
- Mushroom and Spinach Breakfast Puffs
- Mushroom CrÃªpes with Creamy Mushroom Filling
- Mushroom and Brie Phyllo Bites
- Easy Mushroom Broth
After all this mushroom talk, how about a giveaway?! Here’s your chance to win a $75 gift certificate to Whole Foods!
To enter: Just leave a comment on this post about your favorite way to use mushrooms in your cooking. I’ll randomly pick a winner on Wednesday morning!