Bacon, Ham and Swiss Quiche
Ah yes, the versatile quiche, great for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or served in smaller portions as an hors d'oeuvres.
6 strips of bacon
1 cup chopped peeled onion
1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crust
1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
1 1/2 cups whipping cream
4 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/2 cup diced cooked ham
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Cook bacon in a medium skillet until crisp. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels; crumble. Drain all but 1 tablespoon of fat from skillet. Sauté onion over medium-high heat until tender, about 4 minutes; set aside.
- Sprinkle crumbled bacon on the bottom of unbaked pie crust. Top with onion and cheese.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together cream, eggs, salt, nutmeg and pepper until well blended. Stir in ham. Pour into pie crust and bake for 30 minutes, or until center is set.
Makes 6 servings.
Note: Be sure that your pie pans are 9-inch pans or they will overflow.