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No Crust Quiche with Bacon Potatoes & Cheddar Cheese by carol

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  • No Crust Quiche with Bacon Potatoes & Cheddar Cheese by carol

    Posted by carol - November 19, 2004 07:31 PM

    No Crust Quiche with Bacon Potatoes & Cheddar Cheese

    Prep: 15 mins. Cook: 55-70 mins. Serves 6-8

    1 Large or 2 medium baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2" dice

    8 strips of bacon, coarsely chopped
    1 medium onion, sliced
    2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
    6 eggs
    3/4 cup heavy cream
    1/4 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp pepper

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a 4 cup measure or large microwave-safe bowl, microwave potato pieces in 1 cup salted water, tightly covered, on High for 8 mins. Stir and drain.

    2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, fry bacon and onion over medium-high hheat, stirring, until bacon bits are browned but not yet crisp and onion is softened, about 5 mins.

    3. Drain off most of fat. Add drained potatoes. Reduce heat to medium and cook 5 mins. longer. Scrape contents of skillet onto a plate lined with a triple thickness of papper towels. Spoon into a buttered 9" pie plate. top with Cheddar cheese.

    4. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, cream, salt, and pepper until blended. Pour over cheese. Set pan on a baking sheet and place in oven.

    5. Bake 45-60 mins or until a knife inserted halfway between the edge and center comes out clean. Let cool 10 mins on a wire rack before cutting into wedges.
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