Crab Breakfast Pie

December 12, 2007


This is called ‘breakfast pie’ but the truth is you can eat anytime of the day or night! SAM

4 ounces Swiss cheese, shredded (1 cup)
1 (9-inch) unbaked pastry shell
1 (7 1/2-ounce) can crabmeat, flaked
2 green onions with tops, chopped
3 eggs, lightly beaten
3/4 cup half-and-half
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground mace
2 tablespoons finely grated Romano cheese

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Layer the Swiss cheese in the pastry shell and top with crabmeat, then onion. Combine the eggs, half-and-half, lemon zest, mustard, salt, and mace and pour over the onion. Top with Romano cheese. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until set. Remove to a wire rack and let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
Makes 4 servings.