Aunt Jane's Quiche - shallow pie dish

by Katie of

1 1/4 c. crushed saltine crackers (1 sleeve)
6 T. melted butter
6 slices bacon
1 T. chopped red onion
1 T. chopped red pepper
1 1/2 c. half-and-half
3 eggs, beaten
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. paprika
2 c. grated swiss cheese (8 oz)

in food processor, whiz crackers until fine crumbs are formed (or place in gallon Ziploc baggie and use rolling pin to crush).  In medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat, remove from heat and stir cracker crumbs.  Spread cracker crumbs in bottom and sides of pie pan to form crust, pressing firmly.  Combine other ingredients in large mixing bowl and pour into crust.  Use spoon or spatula to evenly push around cheese and other fillings.  Bake for 20-30 minutes or until fork inserted in center of quiche comes out clean without any eggs sticking to it.