Special Quiche Lorraine

Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

Sooo good!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. If using frozen pie crust, thaw slightly, then bake at 400 for 5 minutes.
  2. If using refrigerated, place in pie pan according to mfg.
  3. directions and bake at 400 for 5 minutes.
  4. Set aside.
  5. Preheat oven to 450.
  6. Snip the bacon into small pieces (kitchen shears work best), and saute in skillet till almost done.
  7. Add onions and mushrooms, and continue cooking till onion is soft and bacon is done, about 5 minutes.
  8. Using slotted spoon, remove the bacon mixture and sprinkle evenly in pie crust.
  9. Add the shredded Swiss cheese on top of the bacon.
  10. Mix eggs well with cream, salt and cayenne.
  11. (And nutmeg if using).
  12. Pour into the pie shell.
  13. You may sprinkle with additional nutmeg if you like.
  14. Bake at 450 for 10 minutes.
  15. Then reduce heat to 325 and bake until firm, about 20-25 minutes.

Reviews

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So special & so good - I loved the addition of the nutmeg! I broiled my bacon & blotted on paper towels to reduce the fat and used 10% (light??) cream. Although the instructions on my deep dish pastry shell indicated 400F for 8 - 10 mins, I followed the recipe directions of 5 minutes; unfortunately, the end result was a slightly soggy base. I will also cook the mushrooms longer next time since they may have contributed to the overmoist bottom. Thanx LorenLou!

CountryLady May 18, 2004

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