Introduction: Eggcellent Ham and Cheese Pie

This is the famous Eggcelent Ham and Cheese Pie, it's gooey, salty, and delicious. Everything you have ever imagined in a ham and cheese pie is right here. If you like quiche then you'll surely like this! Enjoy!

Step 1: Ingredients

For this recipe you will need the following ingredients:

1tablespoon unsalted butter, softened, plus 2 tablespoons melted
3tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese
8ounces Gruyère cheese, shredded (2 cups)
4ounces thickly sliced deli ham, chopped
4scallions, minced
1/2cup (2 1/2 ounces) all-purpose flour
3/4teaspoon baking powder
1/2teaspoon pepper
1/4teaspoon salt
1cup half-and-half
4large eggs, lightly beaten
2teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/8teaspoon ground nutmeg

Step 2: Directions

1. Set oven rack to lowest position and pre heat oven to 350°
2. Grease 9 inch pie plate with softened butter, then coat plate evenly with parmesan
3. Combine Gruyere cheese, ham, and scallions in a bowl. Sprinkle cheese and ham mixture evenly on the bottom of prepared pie dish.
4. Combine flour, baking powder, pepper, and salt in now empty bowl. Whisk in half and half, eggs, melted butter, mustard, and nutmeg until smooth
5. Slowly pour batter over cheese and ham mixture in pan dish

Step 3: Yield

Serves 8 when using 9 inch pie pan

Step 4: Baking

Bake until pie is light golden brown and filling is set,
30-35 minutes
let cool on wire rack for 15 minutes
slice into wedges, serve warm and enjoy your EGGCELLENT ham and cheese pie

Step 5: Enjoy

You have now found a new recipe and can enjoy this with your family (;