Sweet Potato Quiche

NC State Fair Tailgate Recipe Contest
Honorable Mention

Kristen Frybort
Raleigh, NC

Sweet Potato Quiche

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into small cubes
  • ¾ cup yellow onion, diced
  • 2 ½ tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper to taste

Egg Mixture

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced
  • ½ tablespoon fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Other ingredients

  • 3 oz. Gruyere cheese, shredded
  • Pre baked deep dish pie crust

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400̊
  2. Mix together first five ingredients, place baking sheet
  3. Roast in oven for 15-20 minutes
  4. While sweet potatoes and onions are roasting, shred cheese and set aside
  5. Whisk the next egg mixture ingredients together and set aside
  6. Once potatoes and onions have finished roasting, spoon them into the pre-baked pie shell.
  7. Next layer the shredded cheese on top of the sweet potatoes
  8. Reduce oven to 375̊
  9. Pour egg mixture over the cheese
  10. Place quiche in oven on center rack
  11. Bake 20-25 minutes or until eggs are set

Recipe analyzed for 8 servings: