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Bacon-Mushroom Quiche with Gruyere and Thyme

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 40 mins Bake 450°F 12 mins to 13 mins Bake 375°F 25 mins to 30 mins Cool 2 hrs Chill 2 hrs to 24 hrs Bake 350°F 10 mins
Bacon-Mushroom Quiche with Gruyere and Thyme
Ingredients
  • 1/2  of a 15-ounce package (1 crust) rolled refrigerated unbaked piecrust
  • 4  slices  bacon
  • 1 1/2  cups  chopped fresh mushrooms (4 ounces)
  • 3/4  cup  shredded Gruyere cheese (3 ounces)
  • 1/4  cup  chopped green onions (2)
  • 2  tablespoons  fresh thyme leaves
  • 2  eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 8  ounce carton  sour cream
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Let piecrust stand according to package directions. Ease piecrust into a 9-inch tart pan that has a removable bottom. Press pastry into fluted sides of pan; trim edge. Do not prick pastry. Line pastry with a double thickness of foil. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 4 to 5 minutes more or until pastry is set and dry. Remove from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees F.

2. In a large skillet cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon and drain on paper towels, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon; set aside. Add mushrooms to the reserved drippings; cook until mushrooms are tender and liquid is evaporated.

3. Stir in crumbled bacon, green onions, and thyme. In a medium bowl combine eggs and sour cream. Stir in bacon mixture and cheese. Pour into crust.

4. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until light brown and a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.* Cool on a wire rack for 2 hours. Place quiche in an airtight container; cover. Chill for 2 to 24 hours.

5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place quiche on a baking sheet. Bake about 10 minutes or until warm in center. Cut into thin wedges.

From the Test Kitchen*Tip:
  • To serve right away, cool quiche on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Cut into thin wedges.
Nutrition Facts (Bacon-Mushroom Quiche with Gruyere and Thyme)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 363,
  • Fat, total (g) 27,
  • chol. (mg) 114,
  • sat. fat (g) 12,
  • carb. (g) 20,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 6,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • sugar (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 10,
  • vit. A (IU) 437,
  • vit. C (mg) 2,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 16,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 353,
  • Potassium (mg) 204,
  • calcium (mg) 172,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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