Sunday Morning Quiche

  • Crust Ingredients:
  • 6 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups flour

            (or, use a ready-to-bake pie crust)

Filling Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. ground red pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg
  • Chopped cooked ham, bacon, etc.
  • 1 ½ cups Swiss cheese, grated
  • 1/3 cup green onion tops, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. flour

Other possible ingredients might be chopped morel or other mushrooms, crab, shrimp, sun dried tomatoes, fresh spinach.

Combine crust ingredients, working into a ball. Roll out and place crust in pie pan. Bake at 400-425 degrees for 10-15 minutes. If using a Dutch oven, place pie pan on a rack in a 12” Dutch oven. Place Dutch oven in firepan with about 10 briquets under the Dutch and cover with preheated lid using 20-22 briquets, and bake for 10-15 minutes. Cool the lightly precooked crust and brush with melted butter or olive oil. Combine other ingredients for filling and pour into crust. Continue to bake at 300-325 degrees for approximately 30 minutes or until knife poked into filling comes out clean, using 8-10 under the Dutch oven and 18-20 briquets on the lid. Let stand 15 minutes to cool.

-Recipe adapted from MORE CEE DUB’S DUTCH OVEN & OTHER CAMP COOKIN’, page 86.