Bacon and Cheese Lover's Pie

Bacon and Cheese Lover's Pie

Courtesy of Mr. Food Test Kitchen 8 Servings • 40 Min. Cook Time

Ingredients

1 refrigerated pie crust (from a 17-ounce package)
1 1/2 c. (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1 1/2 c. (6 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
1/2 c. real bacon bits
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, and squeezed dry
3 eggs
1 1/2 c. half-and-half
1 tsp. onion powder
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place pie crust in a 9-inch deep dish pie plate and flute edges.

2. In a medium bowl, combine cheddar and Swiss cheeses; sprinkle half the mixture into bottom of pie crust. Sprinkle bacon bits over cheese, top with spinach, then remaining cheese.

3. In the same bowl, combine eggs, half-and-half, onion powder, and pepper; beat until thoroughly mixed. Pour into pie crust; sprinkle with nutmeg.

4. Bake 40 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

5. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack 5 minutes before cutting and serving.

Recipe and Image from the Mr. Food Test Kitchen

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