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Quiche Lorraine
Makes 6-8 Servings
*10-inch pie crust
*1 medium onion, sliced thin
*2 tablespoons unsalted butter
*1/4-pound cooked ham, chopped
*1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
*1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
*6 large eggs
*2 cups light cream
*Salt and pepper to taste
*Pinch of nutmeg
*Pinch of parsley
1Preheat oven to 400F degrees.
2Line the inside of the pie crust with aluminum foil. Bake pie crust for 10 minutes.
3Saute onions in butter until transparent; drain on paper towel.
4Sprinkle onions and ham on the bottom of the pie crust. Top with shredded cheeses.
5Separately, beat eggs in a bowl. Beat in light cream and season with salt and pepper. Pour mixture into pie shell. Sprinkle with a pinch of nutmeg and parsley.
6Bake for about 45 minutes until quiche is puffed up and firm. Let rest before serving.
Mary Ann Kane-Nudd, Baker/Owner, The Bakery on Market Square, Portsmouth, NH