Tuesday, February 01, 2011

2095. FIDDLEHEAD FERN, BACON and SWISS CHEESE QUICHE

serves 6-8


Crust:
non-sweet pie crust or a homemade crust

Filling:
6 slices bacon, crisped
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons minced scallion or onion
salt, pepper
1 cup grated Swiss cheese
1 pint fiddlehead ferns

Cook crust according to directions. Combine eggs, milk and cream in a bowl. Add scallion and seasonings. Sprinkle half the cheese in the bottom of the shell, lay bacon and pour egg mixture over. Sprinkle rest of Swiss cheese, arrange Ferns on top and grate nutmeg over top. Bake at 375Âș for 30-40 minutes until set. Cool slightly and serve.


bacon recipe courtesy of: Forest Mushrooms, Inc., 14715 County Road 51, Saint Joseph, Minnesota 56374

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