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Quiche Lorraine With Light Cream

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Ingredients
  Flaky pastry 1
For filling
  Crisp cooked bacon 1⁄2 Pound, crumbled
  Gruyere cheese/Swiss cheese 1⁄2 Pound, coarsely grated
  Eggs 4 , lightly beaten
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Light cream 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 425° F.

MAKING
2) Prepare and roll the pastry into a 12 inch circle, and place in a 9 inch pie pan with a high fluted edge.
3) Evenly prick the pastry all over with a fork, then place a wax paper and add rice grains or dried beans.
4) Bake in the preheated oven for 5-7 minutes until firm, then place on a wire rack to cool. Discard the paper and rice or beans.
5) Sprinkle the pie shell evenly with the bacon and cheese.
6) Combine rest of the ingredients together and sieve the mixture.
7) Place the pie shell over the oven rack and pour in the egg mixture.
8) Bake in a preheated oven at 425° F for 15 minutes. Lower the heat to 350° F and bake for further 10-15 minutes. Place on a wire rack to cool for 8-10 minutes.

SERVING
9) Slice into wedges and serve as an appetizer or with lunch.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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