With this dish, you can carry on a morning tradition with as much time as possible for fun.
The best brunch dish to prepare ahead of time is this quiche.On Christmas Eve, make the egg mixture and store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator.Bake according to the instructions on the package until December 25.Easy!
- 1 tbsp. olive oil, plus more for pan
- 2 medium leeks, chopped
- 1 small onion, chopped
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 4 oz. thinly sliced deli ham, torn into pieces
- 8 large eggs
- 1 c. crème fraîche
- 1 c. whole milk
- 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
- 4 ounces Gruyère cheese, grated (about 1 cup)
- 2 tbsp. chopped fresh chives
- 2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
Step 1 Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly oil a 2-quart baking dish.
Step 2 Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add leeks and onion. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Add ham; cook until liquid is evaporated, 2 to 3 minutes.
Step 3 Beat together eggs, crème fraîche, milk, mustard, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper in a bowl. Fold in cheese, chives, parsley, and leek mixture; transfer to the prepared pan.
Step 4 Bake until just set, 45 to 55 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.