A breakdown of the final 10 minutes before any party I host: Shove dishes into cabinets (1 minute); frantically set table (2 minutes); yell at husband to fluff pillows (10 seconds); pray guests will be late (30 seconds); madly search for left shoe (6 minutes, 20 seconds). Thanks to Sweet Potato Goat Cheese Quiche with Caramelized Onions and Rosemary, I can finally spend those 10 minutes sipping a mimosa instead.

Sweet Potato Quiche with Goat Cheese, Caramelized Onions, and RosemaryI grew up with and still have model hostesses for a mother and grandmother. When guests arrive, my Grammy has an immaculate table set, hors d’oeuvres on the table, and wine chilled in an ice bucket. My mom’s deviled eggs never crack, her collection of adorable serveware immense, and her lipstick is flawless. I’m pretty sure neither of them has asked God to pull off a traffic jam and stall guests.

Although my friends would be perfectly happy to eat from paper plates, like my mom and Grammy, hosting meals for the people I love brings me incredible joy, and I want my guests to feel special. I also want to enjoy the party myself, and running all over my house like a madwoman isn’t exactly a recipe for bliss.

Sweet Potato Goat Cheese Quiche

Thanks to advice from my mom and Grammy, I have found a foolproof way to relax at any party I throw: make it ahead. By choosing recipes that can be almost (if not entirely) prepped in advance, I ensure that I have the main meal in order before guests arrive and can focus on last minute touches (ahem, pouring myself that mimosa) instead.

Sweet Potato Goat Cheese QuicheSweet Potato Goat Cheese Quiche with Caramelized Onions and Rosemary is an ideal make-ahead dish, because it can be prepped days or even weeks ahead, freezes like a dream, and most importantly, tastes off-the-wall deee-lish. Your guests will think you spent the hours before their arrival slaving over a stove. Only you will know you spent it painting your nails instead!

My quiche style is maximum filling, minimum custard, which I find adds more flavor and is healthier for you too. Today’s combo of olive oil-roasted sweet potatoes, glorious caramelized onions, woody rosemary, and creamy-dreamy goat cheese is ideal for fall and makes my heart pitter-patter.

Quiche with Sweet Potatoes, Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onions

Sweet Potato Goat Cheese Quiche with Caramelized Onions and Rosemary is Part One of a make-ahead recipe series I’m sharing on the KitchenAid blog. Whether you prep it weeks in advance for a special brunch or whip it up tonight for family dinner, its robust fall flavors and touch of elegance will make for a cozy and festive meal.

Sweet Potato Goat Cheese Quiche with Caramelized Onions and RosemaryJust don’t tell Ben how much spare time I’m going to have with Sweet Potato Goat Cheese Quiche with Caramelized Onions and Rosemary on the menu. He’s become quite skilled at fluffing the pillows, and I’d hate to deprive him of the opportunity.

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Sweet Potato Goat Cheese Quiche with Caramelized Onions and Rosemary

A beautiful quiche filled with roasted sweet potatoes, caramelized onions, goat cheese, and rosemary. A perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors that's perfect for brunch or dinner.


For the Pie Crust:

  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter — (1/2 cup) cold
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour, — or substitute all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons ice water

For the Quiche Filling:

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil — divided
  • 1 large sweet potatoes — (or 2 small) about 1 pound
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt — divided
  • 1 large yellow onion — thinly sliced
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 ounces goat cheese — crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary — chopped
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: Easy Quiche Recipe, Healthy Breakfast, Sweet Potato Goat Cheese Quiche with Caramelized Onions and Rosemary

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