TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Check out this splendidly simple and delicious recipe from Chef Christoph Stockhammer, owner of 4-Way Cafe in Flint.
Bacon Tomato Quiche
1 refrigerated 9 inch pie shell
2 medium ripe tomatoes, sliced thinly
5 slices applewood smoked bacon, chopped
1 medium red onion, sliced thin
1 cup milk
1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup of parmesan cheese
1 pinch of basil
1 pinch of granulated garlic
Salt and pepper
4 cups of flour
2 sticks butter
½ cup of cold water
Dash of salt
Dash of sugar
Mix well ; add more water for consistency if needed
Makes 2 9-inch pie crusts
Place pie crust in pie pan, and prebake it for 10 minutes at 375 degrees.
Cook chopped bacon and red onion until caramelized in frying pan, and place in a separate dish.
Mix eggs, milk, cheeses, and seasonings in mixing bowl. (Note: pie crust does not have to be browned, only a little hardened).
Place the sliced tomatoes on top, one by one, all around until the top is covered.
Bake in a 375 degree oven for 40 minutes, or until knife inserted is 'clean'.