An easy dish to make during the holidays for company or even to take a slice for work lunch, this recipe is one that I’ve made many times for friends and family, and is what I would add to the “comfort-food” variety.
You can vary the cheeses and vegetables to your taste.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit
two ready made crusts
Pat down into pie plates flute the edges by pinching softly together all around the edge with fingers.
Poke crust in bottom of pan with a fork to vent and prevent bubbles. (see photo above)
Bake crust alone for 15 minutes to slight golden color ~
Remove from oven, set aside.
Reduce heat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
Prepare ingredients ~ while crust is baking mix together…
1 1/4 cup half n half
3 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce ( does contain anchovies, so is not vegetarian).
salt and pepper to taste
In a separate bowl mix together …
1 cup of grated cheese ( here I used gruyere with cracked pepper)
3 Tbsp white flour
set aside ~
slice one small red onion
1/2 cup spinach
2 Tbsp parsley
Mix egg mixture, cheese mixture and vegetables together and pour into pie crusts
Sprinkle additional grated cheese on top before inserting into oven.
Bake 350 degrees F for 45 – 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Let cool for 10 – 15 minutes before slicing. It will be hard to resist as the aroma is divine!
Makes two pies.
French Quiche Lorraine is typically made with precooked bacon slices, swiss cheese, and a buttered crust ( made with real butter in place of shortening).
Optional vegetables ~
red pepper flakes
I hope you try it.
Leave a comment and tell me what combination you prefer.
This is where cooking creatively becomes fun.
Once you have the basic recipe, you can add some of your own favorites.
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