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Bacon and Cheese Quiche with Spinach

Bacon and Cheese Quiche

This bacon and cheese quiche recipe is both luxurious and incredibly simple to make. Perfect to serve for a yummy breakfast, this quiche recipe will impress all of your family and guests. Plus, who doesn't love bacon for breakfast?!?
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Resting Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Servings 6 people

Equipment

  • Pie dish
  • Medium mixing bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 5 eggs, mixed with a fork
  • ½ cup half and half
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp. flour mixed with ¼ cup of water
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 deep dish pie shell, uncooked

Filling (choose any combination)

  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • ¼ cup onion, grated
  • ¼ tsp. dried rosemary (or fresh rosemary chopped)
  • 6 Tbsp. red, green or yellow pepper, minced
  • cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup bacon pieces or ham, diced
  • ½ small package of frozen spinach thawed with moisture pressed out

Instructions
 

  • Cook bacon first, if using real bacon pieces.
  • Set out frozen spinach to thaw, if you're using spinach
  • Preheat oven to 325º.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine the first six ingredients and mix with whisk or fork
  • Sprinkle cheese on the bottom of the pie shell.
  • Next layer the bacon and any other combination of filling ingredients you want.
  • Pour the egg and cream mixture into the uncooked pie shell.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 325º for 1 hour, until knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Let sit for 15-20 miuntes after it comes out of the oven in order to let it cool slightly.
  • Serve warm.
Keyword breakfast, pies