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Upside-down Ham and Cheese Quiche


"I overlooked the original recipe and made couple wrong steps...but it turned out super good! All of my in-laws and colleagues loved it!"
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1 h 10 m servings 286 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 10-inch quiche)

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Squeeze and drain any excess moisture from hash brown potatoes.
  2. Stir potatoes and butter in a bowl; press mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a 10-inch pie dish to make a crust.
  3. Bake crust in preheated oven until lightly browned, 25 minutes.
  4. Beat heavy cream and eggs in a bowl. Remove potato crust from pie dish and break apart; stir potatoes into egg mixture in a bowl. Layer ham and Monterey Jack cheese blend into bottom of the empty pie dish; pour egg-potato mixture over ham and cheese.
  5. Bake quiche in preheated oven until eggs are set, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 286 calories; 25.2 g fat; 15.6 g carbohydrates; 11 g protein; 110 mg cholesterol; 422 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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As written this recipe uses an odd method. I read the directions several times and decided to approach this another way. It seemed so odd to make a potato crust and then break it up to add to t...

Recipe error - step 1 says to cook the potatoes to make the quiche shell, but then step 4 says add the potatoes to the egg and cream?! I only realized this during cooking. Dur. But I had only...