This Easy Bacon Cheese Quiche Recipe is perfect for an impromptu brunch or breakfast! Deliciously made with eggs, cheese and bacon, This easy baked quiche is the perfect way to start the day!
This wonderful quiche is so easy to make and you can make it ahead of time if you like too! So great for Sunday brunching or for a nice lunch any day of the week. Be sure to check out my time-saving tips following the recipe card.
Why You Will Love This Recipe
This is one of my go-to recipes for brunch, breakfasts and tea parties. It is made with just a few simple ingredients and it is always a delicious recipe that the whole family loves!
This great recipe is perfect to switch up with your favorite cheeses. You can also change up the quiche filling easily too!
You can also make this ahead of time and let family members reheat when they want. This may soon be one of your favorite brunch recipes with all the possibilities.
Ingredients for Bacon Cheddar Quiche
For this recipe, you just need a few ingredients and it is one of those recipes you will make again and again. I used pork bacon for this recipe, but you can make it with turkey bacon if you like.
Eggs - I use large Grade A eggs for this recipe.
Bacon - I love using traditional bacon, but you can use turkey bacon too if you like. Be sure to use crisp bacon for best results. Crumble bacon into small pieces.
Cheese - Medium Cheddar cheese is my favorite, but you can use Sharp Cheddar, Monterey Jack or a mixture of both to change it up.
Milk - I like using 2% milk for this recipe. Whole milk or heavy cream works great too!
pie crust - you can use a store-bought pie crust or a homemade pie crust. Personally, I like to use a pre-made crust.
Equipment and Kitchen Tools
- large bowl
- pie dish
- baking sheet
Hello Friends! Did you have a wonderful weekend? Ours was filled with friends and football. Recently, I updated my simple quiche recipe, so I am sharing it with you today. It not only makes a great breakfast or brunch idea, but you can also serve it for dinner. The best part is that it can be made ahead which makes it a great make-ahead breakfast recipe.
I like to use a frozen pie crust because they taste just as good as homemade, but it saves you so much time.
The full recipe instructions are in the recipe card, but here is a step by step overview of the recipe
Heat oven to 350° f.
Use a fork to poke holes in the bottom of the crust and if the pie shell is uncooked, bake it for 10 minutes. This will avoid a soggy bottom crust.
Sprinkle bacon and cheese over the bottom of the crust.
You can also add ham or spinach to the batter.
Beat eggs in a medium bowl and add to quiche.
Place the pie pan on a baking sheet and back as directed. In no time at all, you will have a wonderful savory breakfast quiche.
Bacon Egg Quiche Ingredients
Eggs - I use large Grade A eggs for this recipe.
Bacon - I love using traditional bacon, but you can use turkey bacon too if you like.
Cheese - Medium Cheddar is my favorite, but you can use Sharp Cheddar, Monterey Jack or a mixture of both to change it up.
Milk - I like using 2% milk for this recipe. Whole milk works great too!
For more great breakfast or brunch ideas, check out:
Bacon Breakfast Casserole - An easy solution when you want breakfast for a bunch. This has more servings than a quiche so it is great for potlucks or big breakfast mornings.
Mini- Monkey Bread - A fun and individual twist on a classic. Perfect individual monkey breads look so festive on a brunch table.
Breakfast casserole with hash browns - one of our most popular recipes and this recipe does not have any premade soup in it.
This is a favorite recipe and it was one of the first recipes I posted on this blog back in 2012. You can see the original simple quiche recipe here and please forgive me for the bad photos. Thankfully, my photography has improved a bit since then.
Storage and Serving Suggestions
Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 4 days.
You can also freeze leftover quiche in an airtight container.
You can add a few green onions for color before baking, if desired.
IF your oven runs hot, you can use tin foil to protect the edges of the crust during the last 5-10 minutes of baking.
You can double the recipe and make two quiches at a time. Cooking time will likely be 40-45 minutes.
Easy Bacon and Cheddar Quiche Recipe
Easy Bacon Cheese Quiche Recipe
- 1 frozen pie crust thawed
- 6 eggs
- 1 cup cheddar cheese
- ½ teaspoon nutmeg
- ½ cup milk
- 6 strips of bacon cooked and chopped
- Thaw frozen pie crust as directed on package and poke holes in crust with fork. Place pie crust on a baking sheet.
- Pre-bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees f.
- Mix eggs, milk, and nutmeg in a bowl.
- Add the bacon and cheese to the crust.
- Pour egg mixture into crust.
- Place quiche on a cookie sheet and cook 20 – 30 minutes in 350°oven until top is golden and puffed.
- Let cool a few minutes before cutting.
I hope you enjoyed this delicious quiche recipe.
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