A quiche recipe that has all the fixings of a traditional farmer's breakfast--eggs, ham, cheese, and hash brown potatoes--all baked in a pie.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
14 mins
bake:
1 hr 15 mins
total:
1 hr 44 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 450°F. Prick bottom and side of pie shell all over with a fork. Line with foil; fill foil with pie weights or dried beans.

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  • Bake in 450°F oven for 9 to 11 minutes. Remove foil with weights. Bake another 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from oven; let cool slightly. Lower oven temperature to 350°F.

  • Gently toss together ham, cheese, potatoes, sweet pepper and scallions in prepared pie shell.

  • Whisk together eggs, heavy cream, mustard, salt and black pepper in medium-size bowl. Pour over ham mixture in pie crust.

  • Bake quiche in 350°F oven 1 hour, 15 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Remove to wire rack and let cool 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Tips

Freeze partially assembled quiche, prepare recipe through step 3. Cover with plastic wrap, then foil. Label and place in freezer (see Note).

If you have made quiche through step 4 and frozen, unwrap quiche and proceed, frozen, with steps 5 and 6.

Nutrition Facts

392 calories; fat 26g; cholesterol 170mg; saturated fat 13g; carbohydrates 26g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 16g; sodium 854mg.
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