Quiche Lorraine with Ham


  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped ham
  • ½ pound Gruyere cheese, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1onion, chopped
  • 4eggs
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups hot milk
  • Directions

  • 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.

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