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No time to make your own pastry for Spinach and Bacon Quiche? Use a rolled refrigerated, unbaked pie crust instead to speed up the preparation time for this delicious breakfast quiche.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
25 mins
bake:
57 mins
stand:
10 mins
total:
92 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare and roll out Pastry for Single-Crust Pie. Line a 9-inch pie plate with the pastry. Trim; crimp edges as desired. Line the unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of foil. Bake in a 450 degree F oven for 8 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 4 to 5 minutes more or until pastry is set and dry. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook onion and bacon until onion is tender and bacon is crisp. Drain on paper towels.

  • In a bowl stir together eggs, sour cream, half-and-half, salt, pepper, and, if desired, nutmeg. Stir in onion mixture, spinach, and cheeses.

  • Pour egg mixture into the hot, baked pastry shell. Bake in the 325 degree F overn for 45 to 50 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. If necessary, cover edge of crust with foil to prevent overbrowning. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. If desired, garnish with cherry tomatoes.

  • Makes 6 to 8 servings

Spinach Quiche:

Prepare as above, except omit the bacon. Cook the onion in 1 tablespoon butter or margarine. Stir into egg mixture with spinach and cheeses.Nutrition Facts per serving: 449 cal., 32 g total fat (13 g sat., fat), 321g chol., 437mg sodium, 23 g carbo., 1 g fiber, 18 g pro.Daily Values: 43% vit. A, 9% vit. C, 24% calcium, 16% ironExchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Vegetable, 1.5 Medium-Fat Meat, 5 Fat

Nutrition Facts

478 calories; fat 33g; cholesterol 323mg; saturated fat 13g; carbohydrates 23g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 21g; vitamin a 2040.8IU; vitamin c 5.3mg; sodium 550mg; calcium 242.3mg; iron 3.1mg.
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