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Ina Garten Quiche Recipe

Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 25 mins Total: 40 mins Yields: 4

goat cheese and tomato quiche ina garten

Indulge in the delightful flavors of Ina Garten’s Quiche recipe featuring a flaky puff pastry crust, caramelized onions, tangy goat cheese, and a burst of fresh tomato and basil. With layers of rich flavors and a golden crust, I’m sure it will leave you craving for more!


What is Ina Garten’s quiche with tomato and goat’s cheese?

Ina Garten’s Quiche recipe is a combination of buttery puff pastry, caramelized onions, aromatic garlic, flavorful herbs, and a medley of cheeses. The puff pastry is rolled out into circles, creating a delicate and flaky base for the tart. The onions and garlic are sautéed until tender and fragrant, then combined with white wine and thyme to enhance their flavors. A mixture of grated Parmesan and garlic and herb goat’s cheese adds a creamy and tangy element to the tart.

Why you’ll love it

There are plenty of reasons why you should give Ina Garten’s Tart recipe a try. Here are a few highlights:

  • Flaky and Buttery Crust: The puff pastry provides a light and flaky crust that perfectly complements the savory filling, creating a delightful contrast in textures.
  • Caramelized Onion Goodness: The slow-cooked onions and garlic lend a sweet and rich flavor to the tart, adding depth and complexity to each bite.
  • Tangy Goat Cheese: The garlic and herb goat’s cheese adds a tangy and creamy element, creating a harmonious balance with the other ingredients.
  • Fresh Tomato and Basil: The addition of ripe tomato slices and fragrant basil not only adds vibrant colors but also imparts a fresh and herbaceous taste to the tart.
  • Versatile and Elegant: This recipe can be enjoyed for various occasions, from brunch gatherings to light lunches or dinners. It’s an elegant dish that will impress your guests with its beautiful presentation and delicious flavors.

goat cheese and tomato quiche ina garten

Ina Garten tomato and goat’s cheese tart recipe

Ingredients

  • Puff pastry – 1 package (490g/2 sheets), defrosted puff pastry
  • Olive oil – good quality olive oil
  • Onions – 2 large/200g thinly sliced onions
  • Garlic cloves – 3 large cloves, cut into thin slivers
  • Salt – 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Ground black pepper – 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Dry white wine – 45ml dry white wine
  • Fresh thyme leaves – 2 tsp minced thyme leaves
  • Parmesan cheese – 25g freshly grated, plus 55g shaved parmesan
  • Goat’s cheese – 110g goats cheese plain or any flavor you like
  • Tomato – 1 large tomato, cut into 4 slices
  • Basil leaves – 3 tbsp, julienned basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Roll out a sheet of puff pastry on a lightly floured surface to an approximately 28x28cm/11×11-inch square.
  2. Cut out 2 circles using a 15cm/6inch wide saucer or other round object as a guide.
  3. Repeat with the second pastry sheet to make a total of 4 circles.
  4. Place the pastry circles on parchment-lined sheet pans and refrigerate.
  5. Preheat the oven to 210°C/410°F/gas mark 7.
  6. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat.
  7. Add the sliced onions and garlic, and sauté for 15 to 20 minutes until the onions are tender and translucent.
  8. Season with salt, pepper, and add the white wine and minced thyme.
  9. Cook for another 10 minutes until the onions are lightly browned.
  10. Remove from heat.
  11. Mark a 1cm / 2-inch wide border with a knife around each pastry circle.
  12. Prick the pastry inside the scored lines with a fork.
  13. Sprinkle a tablespoon of grated Parmesan on each circle, staying within the border.
  14. Spread 1/4 of the onion mixture inside each circle, keeping within the scored border.
  15. Crumble 1/4 of the goat cheese on top of the onions.
  16. Place a tomato slice in the center of each tart.
  17. Brush the tomato lightly with olive oil and sprinkle with basil, salt, and pepper.
  18. Toss 4 or 5 Parmesan shavings on each tart.
  19. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until the pastry is golden brown.

Tips

  • If using two sheet pans, the bottom one may require a few extra minutes in the oven. Serve the tarts hot or warm.
  • Ensure the puff pastry is properly defrosted before working with it to achieve the best results.
  • Take your time to caramelize the onions and garlic slowly for maximum flavor.
  • Experiment with different types of goat’s cheese, such as herbed or flavored varieties, to add your own twist to the recipe.
  • Garnish the finished tarts with additional fresh basil leaves for a pop of color and added freshness.

Variations

  • Add sautéed mushrooms or bell peppers to the onion mixture for extra depth of flavor and texture.
  • Substitute the tomatoes with thinly sliced zucchini or roasted red peppers for a different twist.
  • Incorporate cooked bacon or pancetta into the filling for a savory and smoky element.
  • Try different cheese combinations such as Gruyère, cheddar, or feta to personalize the flavor profile.
  • Experiment with fresh herbs like rosemary, tarragon, oregano, or dill to enhance the herbal notes in the tart.

How to serve the Ina Garten’s quiche?

  • Serve these quiche/tarts as a standout dish for brunch or lunch, alongside a mixed green or tricolore salad dressed with a light vinaigrette.
  • Serve as a delightful appetizer or as a vegetarian-friendly main course.
  • Pair them with a glass of crisp white wine or a refreshing sparkling beverage to elevate the dining experience.

goat cheese and tomato quiche ina garten

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goat cheese and tomato quiche ina garten

Ina Garten Quiche Recipe

Caroline Sciberras
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Lunch/Snack
Cuisine French
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • Puff pastry - 1 package 490g/2 sheets, defrosted puff pastry
  • Olive oil - good quality olive oil
  • Onions - 2 large/200g thinly sliced onions
  • Garlic cloves - 3 large cloves cut into thin slivers
  • Salt - 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Ground black pepper - 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Dry white wine - 45ml dry white wine
  • Fresh thyme leaves - 2 tsp minced thyme leaves
  • Parmesan cheese - 25g freshly grated plus 55g shaved parmesan
  • Goat's cheese - 110g goats cheese plain or any flavor you like
  • Tomato - 1 large tomato cut into 4 slices
  • Basil leaves - 3 tbsp julienned basil leaves

Instructions
 

  • Roll out a sheet of puff pastry on a lightly floured surface to an approximately 28x28cm/11x11-inch square.
  • Cut out 2 circles using a 15cm/6inch wide saucer or other round object as a guide.
  • Repeat with the second pastry sheet to make a total of 4 circles.
  • Place the pastry circles on parchment-lined sheet pans and refrigerate.
  • Preheat the oven to 210°C/410°F/gas mark 7.
  • Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat.
  • Add the sliced onions and garlic, and sauté for 15 to 20 minutes until the onions are tender and translucent.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and add the white wine and minced thyme.
  • Cook for another 10 minutes until the onions are lightly browned.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Mark a 1cm / 2-inch wide border with a knife around each pastry circle.
  • Prick the pastry inside the scored lines with a fork.
  • Sprinkle a tablespoon of grated Parmesan on each circle, staying within the border.
  • Spread 1/4 of the onion mixture inside each circle, keeping within the scored border.
  • Crumble 1/4 of the goat cheese on top of the onions.
  • Place a tomato slice in the center of each tart.
  • Brush the tomato lightly with olive oil and sprinkle with basil, salt, and pepper.
  • Toss 4 or 5 Parmesan shavings on each tart.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until the pastry is golden brown.

Notes

  • If using two sheet pans, the bottom one may require a few extra minutes in the oven. Serve the tarts hot or warm.
  • Ensure the puff pastry is properly defrosted before working with it to achieve the best results.
  • Take your time to caramelize the onions and garlic slowly for maximum flavor.
  • Experiment with different types of goat's cheese, such as herbed or flavored varieties, to add your own twist to the recipe.
  • Garnish the finished tarts with additional fresh basil leaves for a pop of color and added freshness.
Keyword goat cheese, quiche, tart, tomatoes

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