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Bacon Swiss Quiche Recipe

Bacon Swiss Quiche Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 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


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, cream and juice. Stir in bacon, salt, pepper and green onions. Pour into pastry; sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3. Bake 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
    Freeze option: Securely wrap individual portions of cooled quiche in plastic wrap and foil; freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Unwrap quiche; reheat in oven until heated through and a thermometer inserted in center reads 165°. 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.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.