I couldn’t believe all the heavenly tastes and textures in this dish when I first tried it. It takes a bit of work but definitely worth the effort!
Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add water, egg, and vinegar. Mix together but do not work too much. Divide pastry into two pieces, cover and chill for 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Form each piece into a round and roll out crust on lightly floured surface. Carefully fit into two 10 inch tart pans.
Blind bake tart shells in preheated oven until golden brown. Let cool.
Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble, and set aside.
Saute onion in butter until translucent. Divide ham, bacon and onion into two equal portions and sprinkle over the bottom of tart shells.
Whisk together cream and beaten eggs. Add salt, pepper, nutmeg, basil, and thyme, and stir well. Pour egg mixture over bacon mixture. Sprinkle cream cheese cubes and grated Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses over the top of each filled tart. Sprinkle green onions over cheese, followed by sliced almonds.
Bake in preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Let cool slightly, then cut and serve.
Per Serving: 495 calories; protein 10g; carbohydrates 23g; fat 40.8g; cholesterol 130.7mg; sodium 492.9mg.
Eat healthy breakfast to continue the day had become a fabulous habit. It’s a fabolous way to start my 24 hours off healthfully. The sugar hit from the fruit wakes me up and gives me energy to take on the morning. The sweetness is often vilified as the root of all disease, but fruit is also loaded with fibre, which is great for your digestive system and helps keep you feeling full all day , and less likely grab a side food out of the street food before lunchtime.
Make fruit a morning habit is easy . Easy as put the fruit in your fridge next to the sweet drink or on the bench next to your grain pan , or beside your coffee maker or tea kettle — about anywhere where you’ll see it. Before you eat the rest of your breakfast , eat your fruit. If you’re not normally a breakfast person.
Giving your stomach energy a bit of sweetness in the morning is good to kick-start your healthy body for the 24 hours and insert important element to your brain, which, incidentally, requires a continuous supply of sweetness in the form of process glucose, counting at to around 120g daily. There is also essential evidence to support the idea that a diet high in fiber can reduce your risk of a number of cancers. And of course, you well-being from all the other vitamins and antioxidants in fruit, which keep you powerfull and healthy.