Dairy

Quiche with Lox and Onions

My husband grew up loving Lox, Eggs and Onions, a deli specialty.  This recipe combines two culinary traditions.

Loxkische

Make or buy your favorite piecrust.  If you don’t have one, use the recipe below:

5 T butter

1 cup flour

¼ t salt

2.5 T water

Add the salt to the flour; cut in the butter; sprinkle the water and mix lightly.  Roll out the dough with a rolling pin and line a pie pan with it.

Mix:

4 large eggs

1.5 T flour

¼ t salt

1 T sherry

pepper, cayenne, nutmeg to taste

Grate:

6-8 oz. cheese (gruyere or cheddar)

Sauté 1 medium to large onion.  Spread it in the bottom of the pie pan.  Tear 3 oz. of smoked salmon (lox) into bite-sized pieces and spread them on top of the onion.  Scatter the grated cheese on top, and pour the egg mixture over everything.

Bake for 45-55 minutes at 375°.

 

 


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