|Shredded swiss cheese||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|9 inch pastry shell||1 , baked (1 1/2 Inches Deep, In Glass, Ceramic, Or Plastic Dish)|
|Cooked ham||10 Ounce, diced (1 Package)|
|Half and half/Whipping cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|White pepper||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Freeze dried chives||2 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
Sprinkle half the cheese over bottom of baked pastry shell; cover with ham, then with remaining cheese; set aside.
Pour half and half into a 2 cup glass measure.
Add salt, pepper, and eggs; with a wire whip, beat until well blended.
Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH (100%) for 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute.
Gradually pour hot egg mixture into pastry shell.
Sprinkle with chives and nutmeg.
Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH (100%) for 7 to 9 minutes (rotating dish 1/4 turn after every 4 minutes) or until center jiggles slightly when plate is gently shaken. (Upon standing, center will set.)
Let stand, uncovered, for 10 minutes before serving.