Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min.
- 1 package (8 ounces) breakfast sausage links
- 1 unbaked pie pastry (9 inches)
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 4 large eggs
- 1 pint heavy whipping cream
- 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- In a skillet, brown sausages until no longer pink. Drain and cut into small pieces; place in the pie shell. Sprinkle with cheese. In a bowl, beat eggs; add cream and nutmeg. Pour over cheese.
- Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 485 calories, 42g fat (23g saturated fat), 223mg cholesterol, 505mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 12g protein.
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Apr 15, 2014
Great flavor, quick to assemble and crazy easy to change to suit your taste. Add green onions for flavor and beautiful color, add mushrooms, olives, substitute your favorite turkey breakfast meat, change cheeses, the sky is the limit. This is a great recipe! I see it's original publish date is 1993, I think this will remain a classic recipe, very pleased with the results.
Nov 23, 2011
Too bad there's no pictures - it's as pretty as it is delicious. So easy to make and all my friends raved over it. This is a keeper.
Nov 14, 2011
Quick, easy, and yummy! I think I'll add more vegetables next time I make it.
Apr 6, 2011
I use maple flavored Jimmy Dean breakfast sausage instead of the sausage links, and substitute 1 cup of 2% milk instead of the cream, and it always turns out great! Delicious recipe!
Jan 27, 2011
Simple to prepare & quite good! I also used half & half. Next time might try it with ham.
Oct 8, 2009
Haven't made quiche for quite a while. Thought I'd give this one a try and my family and I think this is a "home run!" Definitely on the menu from now on!
Jul 24, 2009
I've madae this recipe several times; following the same ingredients and didn't care for the texture of the heavy cream. The next time I used 1% milk and although it did set up the bottom was a little watery. This last time I used half and half and turkey sausage and baked this quiche a day ahead of time as I had some overnight guests visiting and couldn't be there for them in the morning. I left instructions for them to re-heat in the microwave and they said it was delicious! The egg mixture was so light and fluffy. This recipe is definitely a keeper!