• 44 Ratings

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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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
57 mins 450/325 degrees F
stand:
10 mins
Servings:
6
Max Servings:
8
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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.

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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; total fat 33g; saturated fat 13g; cholesterol 323mg; sodium 550mg; carbohydrates 23g; fiber 1g; protein 21g; vitamin a 2041IU; vitamin c 5mg; calcium 242mg; iron 3mg.
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Reviews

44 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 31
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 4
Rating: Unrated
08/22/2013
this the best spinach quiche EVER, it's a tradition at our home and I always make it Christmas eve for Christmas morning breakfast. Even people who think they don't like spinach love it!
Rating: Unrated
03/31/2016
This is my "go to" recipe for quiche. It's SO delicious and a real crowd pleaser. It's also easy to make substitutions and I love that! It does often make more than one quiche, but I consider that a "win"!
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06/07/2016
I never follow the recipe exactly. I make it with whatever vegetables are in season, I increase the amount of pepper and add a little paprika or cayenne, and I usually make it without the crust.My only complaint is that it always takes a minimum of an hour to bake, even if I up the temperature to 350°F. That's more likely a problem with our oven (I have a thermometer in the oven; I don't rely on the oven's thermostat.) That just means I know I need to plan on in taking 60-75 minutes to bake.
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Rating: Unrated
08/26/2015
Pretty sure there is no way all those ingredients are going to fit into one 9" pie. o_0
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