Cheddar and Ham Quiche

Crust:

1 ½ cups flour

¼ teaspoon salt

6 tablespoons butter

2 ounces cheddar cheese

½ cup half and half cream

Filling:

5 eggs, beaten

1 ½ cups half and half cream

8 ounces cheddar cheese

1/8 teaspoon pepper

¼ teaspoon salt

5-6 drops Tabasco sauce

1 tablespoon chopped parsley

¾ cup diced ham

1/3 cup chopped green onion

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Combine flour and salt in medium mixing bowl.  Cut in butter and add cheese.  Add cream and using a fork toss the mixture until it barely holds together.  Do not over mix.  Form dough into ball and roll out on lightly floured board.  Place dough on a nine-inch deep dish pie plate.   Combine all filling ingredients and pour into pastry shell.  Bake 50-60 minutes.  Let sit 10 minutes out of oven and serve.

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