Authentic French Quiche

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by kitchengod

An authentic a recipe as can be had from a meal basically meant to use left over scraps of food. My mother (from france) used to whip this together all the time to save money from wasting food.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 deep dish pie shell (either pre-made or frozen)
  • 4 eggs
  • 12 pint half-and-half
  • parmesan cheese (to taste)
  • 1 cup swiss cheese (shredded)
  • 12 cup gruyere cheese (shredded or crumbled)
  • salt and pepper
  • 13 cup leftovers including bacon, spinach, onion, bell pepper, lunch meat or 13 cup any already cooked meat or 13 cup vegetables

Directions

  1. Pre-bake pie shell @425 for ten minutes with parmesan covering bottom. this prevents soggy crust. just sprinkle parmesan to cover bottom before pre baking.
  2. Saute leftovers for a minute or two to warm. mix cheeses to slightly soften in pan with leftovers. if using no leftovers just put cheese in pre-baked pie shell.
  3. mix eggs, half and half and spices to taste.
  4. pour egg mixture into pie shell containing leftovers or just cheese.
  5. bake @425 for 25 mins until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

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