Frugal Fridays: Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine

Serves 8

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1 pie crust (9-inch), uncooked – $1.95 (store bought)
6 bacon slices, crisply cooked – $2.49
6 oz swiss cheese, shredded – $2.77
1 1/2 cup half and half or light cream – $1.79
1/2 tsp salt – $.01
1/4 tsp nutmeg -$.02
1/2 cup cubed, cooked ham – $1.40
1/4 onion, sliced – $.70
4 eggs – FREE (have backyard chickens)

Total Cost: $7.83
Cost Per Serving: $0.98

Prep Day: Sprinkle crumbled bacon and cheese on the bottom of pie crust. Put remaining ingredients in blender container. Blend on high for 10 seconds, blend until onion is mixed but do not over-blend.

Pour into pie crust over bacon and cheese.

To Freeze: Flash-freeze pie on cookie sheet. When frozen, cover with foil and seal in jumbo freezer bag.

Serve Day: Thaw quiche completely before baking. Bake in preheated oven at 350F for 30 minutes, until top is golden brown and mixture is set. Serve warm.

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