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Ingredients:

  • - 9-inch unbaked pie shell
  • 1 - egg white, slightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups - grated Swiss cheese
  • 1 cups - half-and-half OR light cream
  • 4 - eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoons - salt
  • 1/8 teaspoons - nutmeg
  • - dash of pepper
  • 3 - medium size red peppers
  • 4 tablespoons - butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cups - chopped green onion
  • - salt and pepper
  • Directions:

    Brush inside of pie shell with egg white; refrigerate. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

    Cut red peppers into 1/4-inch rings; cut out seeds and ribs in center. Reserve 8 pepper rings for garnish; chop the rest.

    In butter or margarine in medium skillet, saute pepper rings, chopped pepper, green onion, with some salt and pepper, stirring, about 10 minutes. Remove pepper rings and reserve for later use.

    Sprinkle grated cheese on bottom of prepared pie shell. Turn pepper-onion mixture into pie shell on top of grated cheese, spreading evenly.

    In a medium bowl, with a whisk, combine eggs, half-and-half, salt, nutmeg and pepper. Pour egg mixture over top into pie shell.

    Bake on low rack in oven for 35 to 40 minutes just until puffy and golden. Before serving, overlap pepper rings around edges.

    Brief Description

    Basic quiche recipe with added red peppers and green onions, garnished with red pepper slices.

    Main Ingredient:

    eggs

    Category:  Breakfast

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 30 min
    Cook Time: 50 min

    Posted By:

    mimisrecipes

    Posted On:

    November 15, 2018

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