Ham and Sweet Onion Quiche

Made with sweet onions and ham, this quiche features two of the South's most favorite foods!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
Pillsbury™ Pet-Ritz® frozen deep dish pie crust (from 12-oz package)
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
1
cup coarsely chopped sweet onion
1
cup diced ham
1
cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 oz)
1
cup half-and-half
3
eggs
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

  • 1 Place cookie sheet on oven rack. Heat oven to 375°F. Let 1 crust thaw 10 to 20 minutes. Prick bottom and around side thoroughly with fork. Bake on cookie sheet 9 to 11 minutes or until very light golden brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil. Add onion; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until soft and beginning to brown. Sprinkle ham, cheese and onion into partially baked crust. In medium bowl, beat half-and-half, eggs, salt and pepper with whisk until blended. Pour into crust.
  • 3 Bake on cookie sheet 25 to 30 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Cover and refrigerate any remaining quiche.

Expert Tips

Sweet onions come from many regions, but Georgia is the proud home of the Vidalia onion, the state's official state vegetable!

Serve this delicious quiche for breakfast, brunch, lunch or even supper. Add a fresh green salad and crusty breadsticks for a complete meal.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
140mg
140%;
Sodium
630mg
630%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.