PREHEAT oven to 350°F degrees.
LINE pie crust with cooked potato nuggets. Evenly spread chopped bacon over potato nuggets. Add chopped scallions. Top with shredded cheese; set aside.
WHISK together cream, eggs, nutmeg and pepper. Pour mixture into pie shell to cover all ingredients, waiting a moment to give liquid a chance to soak down. (There may be a few tablespoons of liquid left over; discard.)
BAKE for about 55 minutes.