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a spinach bacon and blue cheese quiche

Spinach Bacon and Bleu Cheese Quiche

This Spinach Bacon and Bleu Cheese Quiche is my new favorite all-in-one meal because it tastes remarkable and it is quick to come together.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: French
Keyword: dairy, easy, eggs, quiche, spinach, under 1 hour
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 499kcal

Equipment

  • 9 inch springform pan or 9 inch tart pan

Ingredients

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    Ingredients for Spinach Bacon and Bleu Cheese Quiche

    • 1 pastry crust
    • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled, about 1/3 cup
    • 1/3 cup bleu cheese mild, crumbled
    • 6 ounces spinach frozen chopped, thawed and squeezed of all moisture
    • 6 large eggs
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper
    • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg freshly grated
    • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
    • 3 cups heavy cream

    Instructions

    The Method

    • Preheat oven to 350°F.
    • Line a baking sheet with foil and place springform pan atop foil.
    • Roll out pastry dough to line bottom and sides of a 9 inch springform pan or 9 inch tart pan. Fit pastry making sure to work dough up the sides quite high.
    • Layer bacon, bleu cheese and spinach in bottom of pastry.
    • Mix remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well. Pour over the spinach mixture.
    • Bake for 40 minutes. Quiche will be done when it jiggles like a pudding when gently shaken.
    • Enjoy this quiche hot or at room temperature.

    Notes

    NOTE - if using fresh chopped spinach in lieu of frozen, use 8 ounces and expect cook time to increase approximately 10 minutes due to the added moisture.

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1serving | Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 266mg | Sodium: 514mg | Potassium: 290mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3551IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 2mg