Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Quiche

This Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Quiche with Chives is incredibly easy to make and full of intense flavor! It’s perfect for Spring and Summer.

Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Quiche ~ Savory Simple ~

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go? Before I left my day job to join this crazy world of food, I used to be quite the international traveler. I can’t lie, I miss it terribly.I’ve told you tales from my trip to Japan and shown you photos. I also spent time in Spain, Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Mexico, Bermuda and Iceland. I miss every single one of these places and my heart aches to go back.

Helsingør - Savory Simple - www.savorysimple.netHelsingør, Denmark

When I’m not in the kitchen, I am most happy traveling abroad. In another life I am an international jetsetter; constantly living out of a suitcase as I embark from one destination to the next. I sample the foods, try on the clothes, speak the languages and know the best places in town to stay. I have friends in all of these places and sometimes stick around for extended periods of time.

Scandinavia - Savory Simple - www.savorysimple.netStockholm & Oslo

I never tire of the beauty I see in other countries. Every day is another adventure full of awestruck wonder and excitement. Just sitting at a cafe and watching people walk by is fascinating.

Iceland - Savory Simple - www.savorysimple.netIceland, Beautiful Iceland

This is me, in my element. And some day I’ll get back there. To Iceland, to Stockholm, to Denmark and Oslo. To all the countries I’ve yet to see. I haven’t forgotten these places and I hope they haven’t forgotten me. I’m not sure when I’ll be able to travel again but it will happen. It has to. There are so many places to see and life is to short not to see all of them.

Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Quiche ~ Savory Simple ~

This roasted tomato and goat cheese quiche is one of the best I’ve ever made and it was surprisingly easy to prepare. I usually make homemade tart dough but there’s absolutely no shame in using store-bought dough. It gets the job done quickly and on some nights (especially weeknights), quick and easy is all there needs to be.


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Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Quiche

5 from 6 votes
This Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Quiche with Chives is incredibly easy to make and full of intense flavor! It's perfect for Spring and Summer.
Course Brunch, Main Course
Cuisine American, French
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6 -8 slices
Calories 263
Author Jennifer Farley


  • 1 store bought pie crust, or you can use your favorite recipe
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup half & half
  • 1 large egg plus 1 yolk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup goat cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chives, chopped finely


  • Preheat to oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Roll the pie dough into a 9-inch fluted tart pan, preferably with a removable bottom. A standard 9-inch pie dish will also work. Use a fork to prick numerous holes in the bottom of the dough and up the sides. Bake the dough for 10-15 minutes, keeping an eye on it to make sure the bottom doesn't puff up with air (if it does, carefully use a fork to press it back down). The dough does not need to be completely baked through but the bottom should feel solid. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, toss the cherry tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil together. Place the tomatoes cut side up on the baking sheet and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of salt. Cook the tomatoes for 30 minutes.
  • Reduce the oven to 375 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the half and half, egg, yolk, salt and pepper.
  • Crumble about 1/4 cup of the goat cheese evenly along the bottom of the cooked tart shell. Layer the tomatoes on top. Pour the custard on top and then sprinkle the chives and remaining goat cheese on top.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the custard has set. It's fine if it's still a bit jiggly in the center when you remove it from the oven.
  • Allow to cool almost completely before serving.


I always use a pie crust shield such as this one to prevent the top of my crust from becoming too brown.
My tart pan is very shallow, only about 1 inch deep. If you use a pie dish that's deeper, you might want to double to custard ingredients to 1 1/2 cups half and half, 2 eggs + 2 yolks, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper.


Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 675mg | Potassium: 185mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 11% | Vitamin C: 14.6% | Calcium: 6.4% | Iron: 8%

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About Jennifer Farley

Jennifer graduated from the Culinary Arts program at L’Academie de Cuisine, and has worked professionally as a line cook, pastry chef, and cooking instructor. Her cookbook, The Gourmet Kitchen, was published in 2016 by Simon & Schuster.

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  • Now that I love overseas I travel all the time, and I never take it for granted for a moment. Such amazing things come from experiencing new cultures and places AND foods. I love the goat cheese, tomato combination – heavenly.

  • I’ve always been a little travel bug, and this post has me itching to spread my wings very soon. And this quiche! So gorgeous, Jen!

  • Wow this looks really delicious – I love roasted tomatoes. Do you have a favorite brand of pie crust you would like to recommend, or is it about the same? So jealous you got to travel some beautiful and cool places. I should have done it before I have kids… xD

  • Love seeing pictures of your travels, they make me want to go and get on a plane right this moment. And this quiche pretty much has my favourite flavours in, definitely making it soon!

  • Roasted tomatoes and goat cheese…perfection! I love traveling abroad too! I spent my junior year of college in Austria, and I would love to go back. But my husband and I are going to Paris in July (he used to work there, but I’ve never been!) and I can’t wait for that!!

  • I really hope that someday I get to travel more so that I can see all those places you mentioned and many more!!

    This quiche sounds so delicious. Love the roasted tomatoes!!

  • I love to travel too, and I can’t wait to visit some of the places you’ve already been. You have to get to Norway when you have a chance – stunning country! Love the roasted tomatoes in your quiche, they’re my favorite :)

  • Beautiful post and pictures. I love to cook and travel too, but some how I married a man that doesn’t like to travel and whines and cries if I go without him. You can’t win with him. The quiche is wonderful, my favorite combination of flavors! Just perfect!

  • We love to travel too! I think traveling really helps people grow =) This quiche looks absolutely incredible by the way, and the picture, wow! Thanks for linking to me too!

  • Ugh, I’ve got the travel bug BAD this year… but we’re saving up so that maybe next year we can travel abroad. I can’t wait! In the meantime, I’ll be devouring slice after slice of this delicious-looking quiche!

  • My Hubby and I used to travel quite a bit too. There is so many beautiful places we would still like to go to! Love your pictures, Jen! I love roasted tomatoes! This quiche sounds amazing with goat cheese!

  • Your quiche looks and sounds absolutely lovely. I’m very envious of your former international traveler lifestyle! There are so many places I would still love to go to, I don’t think I could pick just one.

  • I’m right there with you. I used to travel all the time, and once I decided to get pregnant, I knew that was over. It was the hardest part of the decision to have a baby. I miss it so much, I have the soul of a wandering gypsy. Some day, I’ll get back out there.
    And your photos are so gorgeous! Love them so much (and thanks for the link!)

  • This is absolutely gorgeous! It came out looking PERFECT! I love how creamy it is inside :) plus roasted tomatoes and goat’s cheese are definitely two of the best things ever, I might have to try this one :)

  • Can I be you? No, seriously. You’re awesome, and I totally want to go to that majestic mountantop in Iceland and dance around.

    And then I want to eat this entire quiche, because I freaking love quiche!

  • What a gorgeous quiche! Love the combo of delicious flavors and adore it made with goat cheese. Thanks for sharing your lovely vacation photos too, Jen!

  • I miss traveling too. I worked in the travel industry for 16 years which gave me the chance to go all over. My brother has been to Iceland and he said it is amazing. That is one place I would love to get to someday. This quiche is incredible. I love tomatoes, especially roasted and goat cheese together.

  • I’m so jealous of all of your travels! Jason and I are TRYING to save up to go travel Europe for our honeymoon!

    And dude, gorgeous tart. Don’t judge me but I’m making this with storebought tart dough!

  • It is so awesome you got to travel so much! I hope you do get back to it one day :) I’m kind of afraid of travelling so while there are plenty of places abroad I’d love to visit, I’d really just love to go to California.

  • Love traveling but it has been way too much for the last year .. need a break :D

    And I want to stuff myself silly with that beautiful quiche!!

  • I do better working abroad than just traveling abroad, just because it takes me a while to settle in to each place and figure out what all I want to see.

    That said, one of these days when my spouse stops deploying and my kids stop . . . being kids . . . I’d love to go to Australia/New Zealand and Egypt.

    This quiche? Lovely flavor combination–I’ve been throwing goat cheese on focaccia like nobody’s business, and starting to yearn for a tomato . . . just starting. The craving will be wickedly intense in another month or so I am sure. Then, I know what I’ll make–even my kids would eat this.

    Thanks, Jen!

  • oh yum, I haven’t made one in a while either and darn wish I’d gotten some goat cheese when I was at Costco this morning!

  • Jennifer, I love your site– very good-looking, terrific photography, and I love this roasted tomato goat cheese quiche! Thanks!

    • Hi Lora! I’ve never tried using goat milk in quiche, but I think it will work. The custard will be less rich than if made with half-and-half since it has a lower fat content, but the goat cheese will help make up for that.