Quiche Lorraine

Thea Pappalardo

By
@Sassy01

I found this recipe printed in the bottom of a ceramic pie plate many years ago. This is my basic recipe but I change it up with different types of cheeses and vegetables.


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
9 inch pie crust (unbaked)
1 c
shredded swiss cheese
1/3 c
onion, minced
1 c
heavy cream (i have also used half & half)
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper
3/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
sugar
6
eggs
12 slice
bacon, cooked and crumbled

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 425. Line pie pan with pie crust and crimp edges. Sprinkle the bottom with onion, bacon and then cheese. Slightly beat eggs and combine with remaining ingredients. Pour into pie shell. Bake 15 minutes. Do not remove from oven but lower oven temp to 300. Bake an additional 30 minutes or until knife comes out clean 1 inch from edge. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
2
For variations, substitute other cheeses and add vegetables such as spinach, mushrooms, brocolli or seafood, such as crabmeat or shrimp.

About this Recipe

Regional Style: French