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Bacon Swiss Quiche

 Bacon Swiss Quiche
Light and fluffy, this scrumptious quiche is ideal for breakfast or brunch but can also be served at dinnertime. Serve with a clump of chilled grapes or other fresh fruit on the side. —Colleen Belbey Warwick, Rhode Island
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 Eggland's Best Eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 9-in. pie plate with pastry; trim
  • and flute edges. Set aside. In a small skillet, saute green onions
  • in butter until tender.
  • In a large bowl, whisk eggs, cream and juice. Stir in bacon, salt,
  • pepper and green onions. Pour into pastry; sprinkle with cheese.
  • Bake 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out
  • clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 739 calories, 60 g fat (31 g saturated fat), 359 mg cholesterol, 781 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein.

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