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Ham And Cheese Quiche

French savoury tart made of a flaky pastry filled with an egg base, ham and cheese. This ham and cheese quiche can be enjoy warm or cold and freezes well.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
20 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, brunch, Main Course
Cuisine: French
Keyword: breakfast, brunch, cheese, egg, french, heavy cream, quiche
Servings: 12 small portions
Calories: 232kcal
Author: Mélanie

Equipment

  • For a 9 inches pie dish

Ingredients

For the crust

  • a little less than ½ cup  butter, softened (cut in cube packed) or 100g
  • 1 and ⅓ cup  flour  or 200g
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 60 ml milk or water if you prefer

For the Quiche filling

  • ¼ cup scallions, chopped
  • ham, chopped 100g
  • 4 eggs large
  • 1 cup heavy cream or milk
  • 2 handful grated cheese ideally Emmental
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven at 350F.

For the crust

  • Mix the butter, the flour and salt together until it is crumbly.
  • Add in the milk or water gradually as you might need a few drops less.
  • Form into a ball and set in the fridge for 20 minutes or so. 
  • Roll the dough on a lightly floured surface.
  • Unroll the dough on a muffin pan or (one 9-inch mold) and cut the edge and shape the dough to the bottom of the mold.

For the filling

  • Once the pie crust is placed, add the green onions and the ham, spread it so it is heavenly distributed.
  • In a bowl, beat the eggs and add the milk (or heavy cream), add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour carefully onto the pie crust. Sprinkle with the cheese.
  • Cook in the oven 30 minutes at 375F.
  • Bon appetit!

Notes

www.bonappeteat.ca

Nutrition

Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 638IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg