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Ham-and-Swiss Quiche Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Laura Macy

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 large yellow onion, halved and thinly sliced
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
Coarse salt and pepper
all-purpose flour, for rolling
1 recipe Pie Dough
5 large eggs plus 2 large egg whites
1/3 cup whole milk
4 ounces ham steak, cut into small cubes (1 cup)
1/2 cup shredded Swiss (2 ounces)

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees, with racks in upper and lower thirds. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss together onion, oil, and thyme and spread in a single layer; season with salt and pepper.

2. Lightly flour a rolling pin and work surface and roll out dough to a 12-inch round. Transfer to a 9-inch pie plate, fold overhang under, and crimp edge. (If dough breaks or cracks, patch holes with extra dough.) Bake for 15 minutes and remove from oven.

3. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs and egg whites, milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Stir in onion, ham, and Swiss. Pour mixture into crust and bake on top rack until center is just set, about 25 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is excellent really with any breakfast meats, i.e. sausage, bacon, chorizo, corned beef hash, etc.

 

 

 

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