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Ham and Swiss Quiche

NESTLÉ CARNATION
Prep:
20 mins
Cooking:
45 mins
Cooling:
10 mins
Yields:
8
Ham and Swiss Quiche
Quiche is a dish perfect for any meal of the day. A deep-dish pie shell filled with the delicious ingredients including savory ham, Swiss cheese and evaporated milk. Try the mini quiche variations as a starter to a meal or serve them alone as a snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked 9-inch (4-cup volume) deep-dish pie shell
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
  • 1 cup finely chopped, cooked ham
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

SPRINKLE 1/2 cup cheese, ham and green onions into pie shell. Whisk together evaporated milk, eggs, flour, salt and black pepper in large bowl. Pour mixture into pie shell; sprinkle with remaining cheese.

BAKE for 45 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes before serving.

VARIATION: For a lattice-top quiche, use ready-made pie pastry for single crust pie. Cut pastry into 1/2-inch-wide strips. Lay pastry strips over filling in lattice-fashion, turning pastry over outside edge of dish. Bake as directed above.

FOR MINI-QUICHE APPETIZERS, use 1 1/2 packages (3 crusts) refrigerated pie crusts. Grease miniature muffin pans. Unfold crust on lightly floured surface. Cut fourteen 2 1/2-inch circles from each crust. Press 1 circle of dough into bottom and up sides of each cup. Repeat with remaining crusts. Combine cheese, ham, green onions, 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, 2 eggs (lightly beaten), 2 tablespoons flour, salt and black pepper in large bowl; mix well. Spoon mixture into crusts, filling 3/4 full. Bake in preheated 350° F. oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until crusts are golden brown. Cool slightly; lift quiche from cup with tip of knife. Serve warm or cool and freeze for later entertaining. Makes 3 1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/8 of recipe
  • Calories 362
  • Calories from Fat 189

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 21g 32%
  • Saturated Fat 8.7g 44%
  • Cholesterol 150mg 50%
  • Sodium 358mg 14%
  • Carbohydrates 26.8g 9%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 0g
  • Protein 17.1g
  • Vitamin A 11%
  • Vitamin C 3%
  • Calcium 42%
  • Iron 21%