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Bacon Cheddar Quiche Recipe

"Whenever company comes to stay over, I make this wonderful breakfast dish," writes Val Forsythe of Albert Lea, Minnesota. "They think I've worked for hours when it only takes about 20 minutes start to finish."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 14 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 jar (6 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a greased 9-in. microwave-safe pie plate, layer the bacon, cheese, mushrooms and onion. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, milk and cayenne; pour over the onion.
  • 2. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 4-1/2 minutes, stirring twice. Cook 1-2 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes or until set. Cut into wedges. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 256 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 218 mg cholesterol, 547 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.