Thursday, October 16, 2008

Q = Quiche


1 (9 in.) refrigerated pie crust
5 slices bacon
1/2 small onion, peeled and chopped
1 c. shredded cheese of your choice
3 eggs
3/4 c. low-fat milk
1/2 tsp. salt 
pinch black pepper
1/4 tsp nutmeg, optional

1. preheat oven to 425.   Press crust into 9 in. pie dish, and bake 5 minutes.   Remove, and reduce heat to 375.

2. In a small skillet, cook bacon until crisp.   Remove from skillet and set aside on paper towels to drain.   Discard all but 1 T. of drippings. Saute onion in drippings for about 2 minutes, remove pan from heat.   Crumble the cooled bacon and set aside.   

3. Sprinkle half of the cheese over the bottom of the pie shell.   Evenly distribute bacon and onion over the cheese.   

4. In a small bowl, beat eggs, milk, salt, pepper and nutmeg, if desired.   Pour mixture over bacon and onion.   Sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake 30-35 minutes, until golden brown.

No comments: