Bacon Spinach Cheddar Quiche

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Need an easy weeknight dinner? This Bacon Spinach Cheddar Quiche is just that, especially with a little planning. When it turns cold, we have quiche at least twice a month.

Whole Quiche in pie plate with whole eggs in background
Bacon Spinach Cheddar Quiche with Roasted Red Peppers

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What do I mean by a little planning? I have been baking my bacon for years, instead of doing it on the stove top. It gets just as crispy with no burned spots and no spots that are raw. AND…. you don’t have the messy stove to clean up! So when I bake up some bacon, I always fill the pan with as many pieces as I can. Then I take the extras and hide in them in the freezer (before my guys see them, of course. Otherwise there would be none left!) So, I always have a few pieces stashed.

Whole Quiche with roasted peppers arranged on top in pie plate with whole eggs in background

So with my stashed bacon, a refrigerated pie crust and a half bag of baby spinach, this quiche is the oven in 5 mintes! What could be easier? While it’s baking in oven, you can do the plethora of other things you have beeen neglecting! 🙂 Serve quiche with a simple side salad and you have a complete meal!

Overhead photo whole Bacon Spinach Cheddar Quiche with roasted peppers arranged on top in pie plate with whole eggs in background

The beauty of quiches is their versatility! You can literally throw what ever leftover veges, cheeses, or other proteins you have in your refrigerator! This Crab and Shrimp Quiche is also gluten free because I swapped the pie crust for leftover rice I had in the fridge. This Caramelized Onion Quiche has such a deep flavor due to the onions, it’s outstanding! Of course, if you want to make your own pie crust, that is not difficult either. I always do my pie crusts in my food processor. They come together in less than 5 minutes and are so tasty and flaky! How do you make your pie crust?

Slice of bacon spinach cheddar Quiche with pie plate in background

I hope you enjoyed today’s post for Bacon Spinach Cheddar Quiche! Give it a try and let me know what you think! Enjoy! And Have Fun Cooking!

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Whole quiche in a pie tin with strips of roasted red peppers and lots of spinach
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Bacon, Spinach, Cheddar Quiche

Bacon, Spinach, Cheddar Quiche is a great, tasty weeknight meal for your family!

Course Breakfast, entree
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 450 kcal
Author Binky

Ingredients

  • 1 single pie crust, store bought or homemade
  • 3 eggs, whisked
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese I use 1/2 mild and 1/2 extra sharp
  • 4 slices crispy bacon, crumbled
  • 1/2 bag baby spinach 12 oz.
  • 2 tsp dill
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.

  2. Line pie tin with crust and crimp edges.

  3. Whisk eggs in a large bowl. Add milk and whisk together. 

  4. Add the rest of the ingredients and combine.

  5. Pour into prepared pie shell. Don't overfill.

  6. Place quiche on a piece of aluminum foil or a baking sheet with sides, in case it overflows.

  7. Check after 30 minutes. If crust is getting too brown, loosely cover with foil and reduce oven heat to 425°. Bake until only the center of the quiche is slightly wobbly. Let rest for at least 15 minutes before cutting. Serve with side salad.

14 thoughts on “Bacon Spinach Cheddar Quiche

  1. Elaine

    I too have been baking my bacon. That’s fun to say! I love that you put it in this quiche. I think all quiches could use more bacon, in fact, most things could be enhanced with more bacon. Your quiche looks heavenly and I can’t wait to make it! Beautiful photos as well!

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  2. Albert Bevia

    I am a sucker for a good Quiche, and this one you have created certainly sounds amazing, lovely combination of ingredients that you have used. Thank you for this wonderful recipe 🙂

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  3. Patty

    Mmmm YUM! I love a good quiche, mostly to empty my fridge of the remaining 2 carrots or stray zucchini I have to say LOL but we’re all so happy to eat it, I’ll never forget to add my bacon too, bacon everywhere is my motto! 🙂 Must try yours with spinach, so good!

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