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Bacon and Cheese Quiche

Bacon and cheese quiche is a simple mix-and-bake dinner option. It freezes and reheats great, too! A great option for breakfast for dinner weeknights or early mornings. 

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One of our favorite weeknight dinners. Bacon cheese quiche can be mixed in a big measuring cup and a store bought pie crust makes it a cinch to throw together. Reheats great too!

I shouldn’t tell you what my husband always thinks we are having for dinner when he texts and I tell him quiche. (Pronounced “keesh” for those of you who aren’t familiar.) It’s totally inappropriate and for the life of me I can’t figure out why his mind always goes there. But he’s a man after all…

We have bacon and cheese quiche for dinner a couple times a month with hash browns. It’s a great breakfast for dinner option and you can make these in a mini muffin pan as an awesome appetizer too. They are always gone whenever we have them.

To make the crust easier, use a refrigerated one and just warm it on the counter for about 20 minutes before you unroll it and it will be perfect.

Sub in your favorite cheese, some ham, and other herbs you like. But I say why mess with a good thing? Bacon, cheese and green onions? That’s a good thing.

 

One of our favorite weeknight dinners. Bacon cheese quiche can be mixed in a big measuring cup and a store bought pie crust makes it a cinch to throw together. Reheats great too!

This also freezes perfect.  Bake them and then wrap them in foil and rewarm in a 250/300 degree oven and you’re ready to serve.

bacon cheddar green onion quiche

Bacon and cheese quiche

An easy egg-based baked bit of cheesy, bacon goodness. Feed a crowd and freezes great.
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Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 960kcal
Author: Rachel Ballard

Ingredients

  • 2 pre made pie crusts 1 box
  • 8 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 3/4 cup each cheddar cheese and swiss cheese
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions green part only
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • dash of red pepper optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. 
  • Line pie plate with one pie crust. Prick with fork all over bottom and sides to prevent puffing and bake 5-7 minutes. 
  • Remove from the oven and add bacon and cheeses to the bottom of the dish. In a medium bowl, mix the eggs, sour cream, half and half, flour, green onions, salt and peppers together and pour over bacon and cheeses. 
  • Bake 12-15 minutes if you are making mini quiches (min muffin pan) or 40-45 minutes for a 9" pie plate. Quiche should be set (not wobbly and wet) in the center and golden brown around the edges

Notes

**If you are making mini quiches, use a 2" biscuit cutter to cut circles of dough. You will need both circles of dough that come in the box. Re-roll scraps as needed to fill all 24 muffin cups.

Nutrition

Calories: 960kcal

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Rachel Ballard

Friday 10th of February 2017

This is fabulous!