Quick and Easy Quiche Recipe

Quick & Easy Quiche RecipeQuick Quiche Recipe Can Save the Day

This quick quiche recipe is delicious and fast to prepare.  This is my husband’s quiche recipe and he is always willing to help out in the kitchen.  When he cooks breakfast for us, it is truly a treat for me.

During the holidays, it seems like we barely finish one meal before we are starting the next.  Having something that is fast and easy to prepare for breakfast is frankly a necessity with the number of guests we having staying with us during the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Oh, and this is a most excellent New Year’s Day breakfast!

This quiche recipe seems to be a dish that everyone enjoys.  He usually has to prepare 2 or 3 quiches each morning to feed all of our guests, but one is enough when he is cooking for 4 to 6 people.

 

Quiche Recipe

 

Tip for a Flat Pie Crust Bottom
 
Prick the Bottom of the Pie Crust before you bake and prick again halfway through pie shell preparation baking time.
 
(See Detailed Instructions Below)

 

 

Our Favorite Quiche Recipe

Quiche RecipeCook Time: 45 Minutes
Prep Time:  15 minutes
Total Time:  55 minutes
Serves:  4 – 6

Quick & Easy Quiche Recipe

Ingredients

  • 9″ Deep Dish Pie Crust, Homemade or Purchased
  • 8 slices of bacon or ham (chopped)
  • 2 cups of shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 6 large eggs ~ beaten
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • Dash of Peppercorn Medley
  • ½ teaspoon salt (approximately)
  • ½ teaspoon pepper (approximately)
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground Nutmeg (additional will be needed on top)
  • 1 Tablespoon of Parsley
  • 1 Tablespoon of Basil

 

Directions

  1.  Place pie crust in quiche dish and prick the bottom & sides with a fork.
  2.  Bake pie crust at 400 degrees F for 4 minutes. Remove crust from oven and prick bottom again. Bake an additional 4 minutes.
  3.  Cook Bacon or Ham and drain well.
  4.  Chop or break up meat and sprinkle evenly into baked pie shell.
  5.  Cover with 1 cup of Mozzarella cheese.
  6.  Combine beaten eggs, whipping cream, peppercorn medley seasoning, salt, pepper. ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg, parsley & basil.
  7.  Top quiche with remaining Mozzarella cheese and sprinkle with additional nutmeg.
  8.  Bake at 350 for 40 minutes or until set.
  9.  Allow quiche to stand for 10 minutes before serving.

 

Tip for Baking Quiche
 
Before you fill pie shell, place it on a cookie sheet.
 
The ingredients for this quiche fill the entire shell and spill easily when transferring to and from the oven.
 
Remove the cookie sheet from underneath the pie pan about halfway through total baking time to allow the center of the quiche to fully cook.

 

Quick & Easy Quiche Recipe

Quiche Recipe Cookbook and Quiche Pan

We love trying new recipes and I have an extensive cookbook collection thanks to friends and family who know I love receiving cookbooks as gifts.

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I love cooking and I have been known to scurry around the kitchen, creating my own unique masterpieces. Creatively speaking there is not much I won't try and I have found one of my greatest joys in life is making our house a home. As a contributor on Cooking for the Holidays, I will be sharing my own recipes, cooking tips, and my love for working and playing in the kitchen!

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