Ham, Mushroom and Cheese Quiche

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Some of the Best Recipes

I have found that some of the best recipes come from family and friends. This falls into that category. My good blogging friend Cindy from Just North Of Wiarton & South of the Checkerboard left a comment saying that I needed to try her recipe for Ham, Mushroom and Cheese Quiche. Cindy reassured me that this was The Best quiche recipe ever. Boy was she right!

Quiche is a great way to use up left-overs. This recipe was easy to make and very tasty. Ham, Mushroom and Cheese Quiche will make a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner. It was also delicious reheated the next day! Thanks Cindy for this great quiche recipe, one I will be making over and over again.

What is a Quiche?

Quiche [KEESH]. This dish originated in northeastern 🇫🇷 France in the region Alsace-Lorraine. It consists of a pastry shell filled with a savory custard made of eggs, cream, and seasonings. Various other ingredients such as onions, mushrooms, ham, shellfish and fresh herbs can be added.

The most notable of these savory pies is Quiche Lorraine made with crisp bacon and Gruyere cheese. Quiche is classically made in a quiche pan, which had fluted, straight sides and ranges in diameter from 8 to 12 inches. Quiche can be served as a lunch or dinner entree, or as a first course or hors d’oeuvre.

 

Ham Mushroom and Cheese Quiche

A delicious quiche perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
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Ingredients

  • 9 inch deep dish pie shell
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup shredded Gouda cheese
  • 1 cup chopped, cooked ham
  • 1 4 oz can sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 2 tablespoons minced onions
  • 1 teaspoon garlic and herb seasoning blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

Instructions
 

  • Brush pie shell with a little of the beaten eggs; prick bottom and sides of crust with fork. Bake in a preheated 450º oven for 5 minutes; remove and set aside.
  • Reduce oven heat to 375º mix remaining ingredients and pour into pie shell.
  • Bake for 30 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted in middle comes out clean.
  • Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g, Calories: 1462kcal, Carbohydrates: 124g, Protein: 27g, Fat: 96g, Saturated Fat: 29g, Cholesterol: 162mg, Sodium: 1160mg, Potassium: 410mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 445IU, Vitamin C: 0.6mg, Calcium: 294mg, Iron: 6.9mg
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