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Quiche Lorraine

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Ingredients
  Pastry 1 (For One-Crust Nine-Inch Pie)
  Bacon strip 4
  Onion 1 , thinly sliced
  Gruyere cheese/Swiss cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), cubed
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
  Eggs 4 , lightly beaten
  Heavy cream/1 cup each milk and cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 450° F.

MAKING
2) In a 9 inch pie plate, line the pastry and bake for 5 minutes.
3) In a skillet, saute the bacon until crisp, then remove the bacon and drain off the fat, retaining 1 tablespoon fat in the skillet.
4) Saute the onion in the 1 tablespoon skillet fat until transparent.
5) Crumble and evenly spread the bacon, onion and cheeses inside the partially baked pastry shell.
6) Mix the nutmeg, eggs, cream, salt and pepper, then strain the mixture over the onion-cheese mixture.
7) Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.
8) Lower the oven temperature to 350° F and bake for further 10 minutes.

SERVING
9) Slice and serve immediately as an appetizer or main course.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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