Ham and Cheese Quiche in a Whole Wheat Crust

One of my spring resolutions was to learn how to make a pie crust.  This one is a good, no-fail, starter version with only 4 ingredients and no fancy tools.

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Quiche is great for a quick dinner or a delicious hot breakfast.  It works well with whatever cheeses, meats and vegetables you have on hand – what are your favorites?  This one is like a ham and cheese sandwich with prosciutto and mozzarella.

What to buy (serves 6-8):

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  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 5 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons milk

What to do:

  • combine all ingredients in a 9-inch pie pan and mix
  • use your hands to press dough into the pan, bringing it up on the sides
  • mix and pour quiche filling right into the unbaked crust

quiche filling:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 5 eggs, beaten
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha (optional)
  • 1 cup mozzarella
  • 4 slices of prosciutto

What to do:

  • whisk all ingredients except prosciutto and pour into crust
  • layer in strips of prosciutto
  • bake at 375 for 30 – 40 minutes or until middle  is set
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