Chicken: Calico Quiche

posted by Mona M 03-29-100 5:25 AM

Calico Quiche

from From Portland's Palate...
A Collection of Recipes from the City of Roses

1 (9-inch) pie shell, homemade or frozen
1/4 cup red bell pepper, seeded, deveined and chopped
1/2 cup green bell pepper, seeded, deveined and chopped
1 cup Cheddar cheese, grated
1 cup Swiss cheese, grated
1 cup cooked chicken, cubed
1/4 cup butter (1/2 cube)
1/2 cup onion, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 cup half and half
1/2 cup sour cream
4 eggs, beaten
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon parsley, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a pie shell, layer chopped peppers, cheeses and chicken.

In a saute pan, melt butter and saute onions until soft. Whisk in flour thoroughly. Stir in half and half and simmer until thickened, about 3 to 5 minutes. Let cool.

In a large bowl, combine sour cream, eggs, nutmeg and parsley. Stir into sauteed onion mixture.

Pour filling into pie crust. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until

Serves 6 TO 8

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