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Cheddar, Chive & Bacon Quiche Recipe

Cheddar, Chive & Bacon Quiche Recipe

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Real men DO eat Quiche! It’s frugal, a great way to disguise leftovers, keeps well and reheats well, freezes well and has a ton of variations. Of all the basic recipes I have ever tried, this gets the most compliments, try it and enjoy!

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Cheddar, Chive & Bacon Quiche

22 Smart Points Per Serving

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You will need:

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 6 ounces cheese, shredded cheddar
  • 2 cups of add-ins (diced bacon and chives, with more cheddar cheese)
  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell

Preheat oven to 425*, pop pie shell in for 5-10 minutes to crisp it up a bit.

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In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and half-and-half. Season with salt, white pepper and nutmeg. Place shredded cheese in the pie shell with the 2 cups of add-ins.

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Pour egg mixture over cheese.

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Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350*, and bake for 25 minutes, or until crust is golden and filling is set.

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Allow to set 5 to 10 minutes before serving, then rip into it like a monkey on a cupcake!

Yield: 6 servings

Cheddar, Chive and Bacon Quiche

cheddar chive bacon quiche

Real men DO eat Quiche! It’s frugal, a great way to disguise leftovers, keeps well and reheats well, freezes well and has a ton of variations. Of all the basic recipes I have ever tried, this gets the most compliments, try it and enjoy!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 6 ounces cheese, shredded cheddar
  • 2 cups of add-ins (diced bacon and chives, with more cheddar cheese)
  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell

Instructions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees and pop pie shell in for 5-10 minutes to crisp it up a bit.

In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and half-and-half. Season with salt, white pepper and nutmeg. Place shredded cheese in the pie shell with the 2 cups of add-ins.

Pour egg mixture over cheese.

Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350*, and bake for 25 minutes, or until crust is golden and filling is set.

Allow to set 5 to 10 minutes before serving

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 302Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 142mgSodium: 342mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 1gSugar: 6gProtein: 13g
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