Cheesy Apple Quiche



  • 1 – 10″ pie shell
  • 1 3/4 cups shredded swiss cheese
  • 2 cups peeled, cubed tart Michigan Jonamac apples
  • 1/4 cup minced shallots
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp.  nutmeg
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups half & half
  • 1 tsp. salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Prepare pie shell and press into pie plate; sprinkle ½ of swiss cheese in pie shell and bake 10 minutes on lowest rack of oven; cool.

In medium skillet, sauté apples and shallots in butter until soft (about 8-10 minutes).  Stir in flour, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Spread apple mixture evenly in pie shell; sprinkle with remaining cheese.  In separate glass bowl, whisk together eggs, half & half and salt.  Place pie plate on lowest rack in oven; pour egg mixture over apples and cheese.

Bake until firm and knife comes out clean (about 60 minutes).

Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes.  Serve warm.