Savory Ham-And-Swiss Breakfast Pie

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Flora Fisk

By
@Floluvsspring

I found this recipe in a Christmas cookbook and thought I would share it. I made it for my family on Christmas morning and they liked it so much they returned for second helpings. Needless to say I had none left over. I used leftover ham from my Christmas Eve supper. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 2/3 c
    water
  • 1 c
    whipping cream
  • 2 clove
    garlic, pressed
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 2/3 c
    uncooked quick-cooking grits
  • 1 1/4 c
    (5oz.) shredded swiss cheese, divided
  • 8
    eggs, divided
  • 1/2 lb
    cooked ham, diced
  • 4
    green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • ·
    garnish; fresh chives

How to Make Savory Ham-And-Swiss Breakfast Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring first 6 ingredients to a boil in a saucepan; gradually whisk in grits. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 5-7 minutes, whisking occasionally. Add 1/2 cup cheese, stirring until cheese melts. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Lightly beat 2 eggs and stir into grits mixture; pour into a greased 10" deep-dish pie plate. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes; remove from oven. Increase temperature to 400 degrees. Saute ham and onions in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Layer ham mixture evenly over grits crust. Whisk together milk and remaining 6 eggs; pour over ham mixture. Sprinkle remaining 3/4 cup cheese evenly over egg mixture. Bake at 400 degrees for 35 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes and cut into wedges. Garnish, if desired.

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About Savory Ham-And-Swiss Breakfast Pie

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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