Upside-down Ham and Cheese Quiche

Upside-down Ham and Cheese Quiche

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1 h 10 m servings 286 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 286 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 25.2 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 11 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 110 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 422 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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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.


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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...

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