Bacon and Cheddar Quiche Recipe

Bacon and Cheddar Quiche
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  • 70 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins,
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yield: 8 Servings
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This bacon cheddar quiche makes a fabulous brunch or lunch dish. For a delicious brunch, serve this easy quiche along with mixed fresh fruit or a tossed salad, or serve it with a cup of soup for a filling lunch or dinner. Use the included pastry recipe or a frozen-thawed pie shell if you need to cut time.

What You'll Need

How to Make It

  1. Prepare crust for quiche. In a mixing bowl, mix together flour and salt. Cut in cold butter with a pastry blender until coarse crumbs form; add water, a little at a time, until dough holds together and forms a ball.
  2. Shape into a disk, wrap in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
  3. On a lightly floured surface with a floured rolling pin, roll out dough into a circle about 12 inches in diameter. Fit dough into a 9-inch pie plate or quiche pan. Trim edges, leaving a little overhang, about 1/4-inch all around the edge. Prick dough with a fork.
  1. Line with foil and fill with dried beans or pie weights. Bake quiche crust for 10 minutes at 375 F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, thyme, and pepper. Pour into the baked crust.
  3. Crumble bacon over the top with the shredded Cheddar cheese.
  4. Bake at 375 F for about 30 minutes, or until quiche filling is set and the top is lightly browned.

Serve the quiche with fresh tomato wedges or a tossed salad.

Quiche serves 8.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 417
Total Fat 33 g
Saturated Fat 17 g
Unsaturated Fat 11 g
Cholesterol 186 mg
Sodium 726 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 19 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)