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Havarti and Ham Quiche

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Submitted by:  Crystal Sykes

Don’t be shocked by the secret ingredient in the crust.  It adds a special taste to the dish while losing it’s potency while baking.

 

Havarti and Ham Quiche

 

Ingredients:

Crust:

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon vodka
  • Fresh chives
  • 3-4 tablespoons water

Filling:

  • 3-4 scallions, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 ounces ham
  • 3 ounces Havarti cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup skim milk

 

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Spray a 9 inch pie pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Combine flour, salt, butter, olive oil and vodka in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Mix until crumbly. Add chives. Add water slowly, until dough forms.
  4. Chill pie crust for 30 minutes. Roll out with a rolling-pin and place into pie dish. Blind bake the pie crust for 10 minutes at 425 degrees. Pie weights are optional.
  5. Remove pie crust and let sit. Drop temperature to 350 degrees.
  6. Whisk eggs and milk together in a large bowl. Add scallions, white pepper, black pepper, salt and thyme.
  7. Chop ham and cheese and add to the now cooled pie crust. Pour the egg mixture into the pie crust, over the ham and cheese.
  8. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until set.

 

 

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