Crustless Ham and Bacon Quiche Recipe
- 1 cup Ham chopped finely
- 2 rashers Bacon chopped finely
- 1 Onion chopped finely
- 1/2 cup Cheese grated
- 2 tbsp Parsley chopped finely
- 1 cup Milk
- 3 Eggs
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 180°C.
- Fry bacon and onion.
- Remove from heat and cool slightly.
- Add ham, cheese and parsley.
- Beat eggs, milk and salt.
- Add to the ham mixture.
- Pour into a greased pie dish.
- Put some grated cheese on top.
- Bake for about 45 minutes until done and lightly brown on top.
- Serve hot
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Ham is a leg of pork which has been cured.
Ham can be cured in brine for 3-14 days. This method can increase the volume and weight of the finished product by 4%.
A quicker method is to pump a salty curing solution into the meat. The curing process is then normally completed in a few days.
Ham can also be smoke cured by placing it in a smoke house.
Ham is made all over the world. Some ham products have specific geographical naming protection, like Smithfield ham in US.
The word “Ham’ is derived from the old English ham or hom, meaning the hollow of the knee. It was first referred to as ham in the 15th century.
Sliced ham is used as a filling for sandwiches as well as for pizza toppings.
Cured hams that require cooking are known as Gammon. This is part of the traditional British Christmas dinner.
There are concerns over the health risks of processed meat. 48 Grams of processed meat consumed daily can increase the risk of cancer by 20%.