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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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Reviews for Bacon Swiss Quiche

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2015

"Tried this. It was light and fluffy with good flavor. It needs to cook longer than 45 minutes. My bacon sank to the bottom of the crust, not sure why as I even stirred the liquid to disperse while in the crust. Next time I will try to crumble the bacon even smaller and see if that helps."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2015

"I love bacon and I thought this was a good dish for breakfast-for-dinner."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 31, 2014

"This morning I made this quiche - First time ever making a quiche (and eating one too!)...it was delish! Both my husband and I ate until we couldn't eat any more :) I can't wait to try others!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2014

"Have to make this... by the way to the comment below... who the heck ever says "too much bacon?!?!?!" there's never too much bacon!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2013

"Excellent recipe..I omitted the onions a s lightened it up a bit wwith half milk half cream."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2013

"Pretty good, though I thought it had a bit too much bacon"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2013

"This was oh-so-good. I served it for dinner. Love all of the yummy Swiss cheese. Mine was still a little underdone when I checked it at the end of suggested cooking time but I raised the temperature 5 degrees and cooked for 5 more minutes and it turned out perfect. I ate a leftover piece for breakfast this morning and it was just as good and did not get soggy."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

"Love this recipe! The girls at work request this at every opportunity for a gathering or special breakfast!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2012

"This quiche was incredible! I loved it, it was simple to make, and my dear loving fiance couldn't get enough! The only change I made to the original was that I used a yellow onion vs. green onion only because I have too many onions to jusify buying another type! Fabulous and done in 45 min. Great recipe Colleen! Thanks!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 13, 2012

"I made this for Easter to share with my co-workers and they LOVED it!! They have requested that I make it again for the next pot-luck breakfast we have. Wonderful and simple recipe. Thank you!! :D"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 6, 2012

"Very easy, tastes richer than it really is and with a salad,a perfect meal."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2012

"If you want a truly light and fluffy quiche try pre-baking your pie crust before you fill it and place the pie pan in a water bath before baking. A quiche is a type of custard and will retain its delicate consistency far better if treated as one."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2012

"Absolutely amazing. The best quiche I ever ate. So smooth and you can never eat just one slice."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2012

"My husband and I loved it but my 3 and 6 year old weren't as pleased"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2012

"Lovesthe sound of this quiche recipe, but the calories, fat & sodium are way too high. Instead of heavy cream I used evaporated milk, and liquid egg whites instead of whole eggs, plus low fat cheese to make it more reasonable. Still delicious."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2011

"Best quiche recipe yet!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2011

"For my church's Easter Sunrise potluck I'm making this quiche, but I'm substituting ham for the bacon and cheddar for the swiss cheese. I'll make another one with swiss cheese and asparagus. No matter what you add, quiche is always good. I make several just for my husband and I and we reheat wedges in the microwave on a covered plate for breakfast the next morning and it's even better the second day!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2011

"Had a bumper crop of green onions so I thought I'd give this quiche a try (LOVE quiche!) even though I was hesitant about the apple juice. Turns out it compliments the bacon nicely! Fussbudget hubby enjoyed it! Who says REAL MEN don't like quiche? I was also tickled pink to see you're from RI! I lived in Warwick all my life, went to Pilgrim High and raised my kids there, living in Gaspee Plateau and Gov. Francis Farms. Miss the yearly parade there and Oh boy, do I miss chowder and clamcakes! Have to drive back from Florida every so often for a bowl of chowder at Iggy's - and a NY System hot dog! Thanks for the great quiche recipe, Colleen from Warwick! :)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2011

"I make this often. I halfed the heavy whipping cream and add about 1/2 c of celery and 1/2 of carrots."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2010

"OMG..all that fat and calories!My arteries would choke!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2010

"Excellent quiche! This is the first one I've ever made and it got rave reviews. I added 6oz of sliced mushrooms sauted in 1tbsp butter. The mushrooms were an excellent addition! Also, I couldn't find unsweetened applejuice so I used sweetened and it was great. I cooked it a 15min longer because of the added mushrooms. Great recipe and so easy to make!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2010

"This quiche was absolutely delicious and a real keeper! I didn't have the apple juice on hand and it turned out great without it! YUM!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2009

"Klcrn_PA_Zone6A - My family doesn't like Swiss cheese, either, so I've substituted with Cheddar and/or Cheddar/Colby mix and it's still wonderful."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2009

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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

SERVINGS: 6
CATEGORY: Main Dish
METHOD: Baked
TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing

Ingredients:

  • 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

Directions:

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 the eggs, cream and juice. Stir in the bacon, salt, pepper and green onions. Pour into pastry; sprinkle with cheese.
    Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2009

"This recipe looks sooo good but my family doesn't like swiss cheese. Can I sub provolone or mozzarella cheese??"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2009

"I made two of these and everyone who tasted them said it was the best quiche they ever had. My husband said he could have ate a whole quiche himself."

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