Bacon Cheddar Cheese Quiche

Not every meal can be a five course spectacular or meat and potatoes masterpiece.  Busy lives breed busy schedules, and into every life a soccer game, train, or meeting will run late.  When this happens the “I don’t have the time to cook a big meal” heard round the world calls for an easy one pan, one bowl idea for dinner.  Bacon Cheddar Cheese Quiche is what’s for dinner tonight at Places In The Home.  Real men do eat this quiche, kids ask for seconds, and the cook is in and out of the kitchen in record time to blog about it!

Bacon Cheddar Cheese Quiche


1 unbaked deep-dish pie shell (9-inch)

1 ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese

6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon fine black pepper

5 eggs

1 cup whipping cream


Preheat oven to 350°F.  Place unbaked pie crust on baking sheet.  Using a fork, pierce bottom of pie crust.


Fry bacon in large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp.  Remove bacon from skillet and place on paper towels and blot excess grease. Crumble 6 pieces of crisp bacon.

Place shredded cheddar cheese in pie crust.  Sprinkle pepper over cheese and add crumbled bacon.  Beat eggs, salt and whipping cream in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Pour into pie shell.


Bake 40 minutes, or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand for at least 10 minutes before cutting.

May I suggest one or more of these additional ingredients and garnishes.


Quiche recipes have been around for ages, and there is a reason why.  A recipe that calls for simple ingredients, is easy to prepare, filling, and delicious becomes a classic.



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