Savory Ham-And-Swiss Breakfast Pie

“Great for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. Enjoy from Southern Living OMAC directions included.”
READY IN:
1hr 50mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring first 6 ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan; gradually whisk in grits.
  2. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer, whisking occasionally, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Add 1/2 cup cheese, stirring until cheese melts.
  4. Remove from heat, and let stand 10 minutes. Lightly beat 2 eggs, and stir into grits mixture; pour into a lightly greased 10-inch-deep pie plate.
  5. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes; remove from oven.
  6. To freeze: Prepare and bake as directed. Allow to cool. Wrap well in plastic wrap and then foil. Freeze.
  7. To serve: Thaw in fridge and reheat in oven.
  8. Increase oven temperature to 400°.
  9. Sauté ham and onions in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
  10. Layer ham mixture evenly over grits crust.
  11. Whisk together milk and remaining 6 eggs; pour over ham mixture.
  12. Sprinkle remaining 3/4 cup cheese evenly over egg mixture.
  13. Bake at 400° for 35 minutes.
  14. Let stand 10 minutes, and cut into wedges.
  15. Garnish, if desired.

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