Swiss cheese pie

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N (9-inch) unbaked pie shell; chilled
2 tablespoons Butter or margarine
1 large Onion; sliced
12 slices Bacon; fried crisp
4 \N Eggs; beaten
2 cups Light cream
¾ teaspoon Salt
1 pinch Nutmeg
1 pinch Cayenne pepper
⅛ teaspoon Pepper
1 cup Swiss cheese; grated

Saut‚ onions in butter until soft, not brown. Break fried bacon into small pieces. Combine eggs, cream, salt, nutmeg , pepper and cayenne pepper in a bowl; beat with a rotary beater until well mixed. Sprinkle pie shell with bacon pieces; spread onions over bacon. Cover with grated cheese; pour egg mixture in carefully. Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 300 degrees and bake 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Serve at once. Cut into wedges. Serves 8.

From <A Taste of Louisiana>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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