Quiche Lorraine with Ham Recipe
- 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust
- ⅓ cup finely chopped ham
- ½ pound Gruyere cheese, shredded
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 onion, chopped
- 4 eggs
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 pinch ground nutmeg
- 2 cups hot milk
step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 2: Line bottom of unbaked pie shell with diced ham and grated cheese.
step 3: In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add onions and cook slowly, stirring occasionally until onions are soft. Spread over ham and cheese in pie shell.
step 4: Beat eggs and add salt and nutmeg to taste. Gradually stir in hot milk and heat this mixture over a low flame until it begins to thicken. Pour into shell.
step 5: Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes or until custard is set and golden on top. Let cool before slicing.