- 1 piecrust, 9-inch, homemade or purchased
- 6 slices bacon, diced
- 8 ounces mushrooms, button or portabella, chopped
- 1 1/2 cups chopped ramps, white and green
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 4 large eggs
- 1 cup half-and-half
- 4 ounces Cheddar or blend of Cheddar, Monterey Jack, and Colby cheeses
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Heat oven to 375°. Prepare a 9-inch pie pastry.
In a large skillet, cook the diced bacon until crisp; drain on paper towels. Pour off all but about 2 tablespoon of the bacon drippings. Add the mushrooms and ramps to the skillet and cook, stirring, until mushrooms are tender. Add the tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Cook for about 1 minute longer. Spoon the cooked vegetables into the crust; top with the cheese.
In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, half-and-half, and nutmeg. Pour the egg mixture over the cheese layer and gently use a spoon to help the egg mixture sink into the vegetables.
Set the pie on a foil-lined baking sheet and bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until set and lightly browned. A knife inserted into the center should come out clean.
Serves 6 to 8.
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