I could easily eat Greek (or Mediterranean flavored ) food all day, every day. Not even joking.
I have yet to come across another flavor pallet, that is not only bursting at the seams and win robust favors jam-packed into every single bite, but all-around pretty healthy as well.
(I’m sire they’re out there, I just haven’t fallen for em yet.)
Quiche for dinner, you say? But with all that egg-y ness how can it be? The salty feta, the tangy olives, the juicy, sun dried tomatoes, the marinated artichoke, and all the traditionally Greek seasoning palette make for a Mediterranean flavor fest in every bite.
The egg is just the glue that binds it all together, and it doesn’t detract or disappoint. Far from it. Somehow it manages to get even better with every bite.
1 pre-made Quiche/Pie Crust
1 tbsp olive oil
1 medium red onion, diced
2 cloves of garlic, minced
a heaping 1/4 cup of Sun-dried tomatoes (packed in oil), roughly chopped
1/4 cup Kalamata Olives, or regular black olives, roughly chopped
1 cup Artichokes,marinated in oil, roughly chopped
1/2 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
1 cup of milk
3 tbsp fresh Oregano, diced, or 3 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1. Unroll/roll out the people made pie crust and place it evenly into a 9 ” pie pan. Use your fingers to gently crimp the edges. This step is purely meant to be aesthetically pleasing, and totally optional!
2. In a medium-large skillet, add the olive oil over and heat over medium to medium high heat. Once hot, add in the diced onions and cook until they just start to turn translucent, or about 6 minutes. Add in the minced garlic and sun-dried tomatoes and let them cook together for a few minutes longer. Remove the skillet from heat, add in the olives, artichokes stirring everything together, and let the mixture rest.
3. While the veggie mixture is cooking, in a small bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk and spices. Add the cooked veggies to the prepared quiche crust. Top with the crumbled feta cheese.
4. Gently pour the egg mixture over top of the veggies, and don’t worry if it doesn’t quite completely cover everything or if it swamps the veggies, either way it will turn out fine.
5. Bake the quiche at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes to an hour, or until the top just starts to brown. When a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, everything is completely cooked through.
6. Remove the cooked quiche from the oven and let rest for a minute or two before slicing and serving. Enjoy!
Do you share our love of all things Greek? Or Mediterranean flavored? Here’s a few other ideas you might like:
Greek Chicken Burger Sliders with Pickled Red Onions & Greek Yogurt Sauce
Greek Spinach Feta Chicken Pockets
Very nice – I completely agree about the flavours 🙂
I love the strong Mediterranean flavors in your quiche that make it perfect for dinner. Plus, who isn’t a fan of breakfast for dinner anyway. Thank you so much for sharing this dish at the fiesta, and I hope you have a chance to enjoy some time this weekend with your family. 🙂
Right? And thanks for the encouraging words!!
OMG, I love all the food you have shared up there! Can imagine how good that quiche must taste with the wonderful ingredients you have used 🙂
Thanks! I just can’t keep all the love, all the flavor, to myself 😉
I love all things Greek. This looks yummy. Pinned! Thanks for sharing with us at #Throwback Thursday link party. Please join us again next week and invite your friends to join.
You and me both, and I’ll be sure to stop by again!