Spinach and Bacon Quiche

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This Spinach and Bacon Quiche will become your new brunch staple. Bacon Spinach Quiche is so versatile, you can enjoy warm or cold.
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes
Spinach and Bacon Quiche on a white plate with a bite on a fork.

This Spinach and Bacon Quiche will become your new brunch staple. This egg based dish is loaded with fresh spinach and salty bacon. It’s so versatile, you can enjoy it warm or cold.

 Spinach and Bacon Quiche on a white plate with a bite on a fork.

This Spinach Quiche with Bacon is so easy to make and will have your taste buds singing. Your family will this love this Bacon and Onion quiche. For more delicious recipes that are perfect for brunch check out this link!


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What We Love About This Bacon Spinach Quiche Recipe

  • Family Friendly: This is a guaranteed crowd pleaser, perfect to serve at family Easter brunch.
  • Adaptable: If you are not a fan of one or any of the toppings added to the quiche, you can sub for different fillings and veggies.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: This Bacon & Spinach Quiche is perfect for leftovers as you enjoy it warm, room temperature, or cold.
  • Oil-Free: This mushroom bacon quiche recipe does not use any added oil or butter.
A top shot of the quiche with a red and white napkin.

Ingredient Notes for Quiche with Spinach and Bacon

  • Pie Crust: You will want to opt for using a pre-made frozen pie crust, you could also make a homemade crust if you have the time. Even a deep dish pie crust can be used. If making your own, cook the crust first, using pie weights or beans to weigh the crust down before making your quiche,
  • Eggs: This mushroom bacon quiche needs 4 large eggs.
  • Half n Half: If you do not have half n half, you can also use whole milk. Or you could alternatively make your own half n half by combining a 1:1 ratio of milk and heavy cream.
  • Bacon: You can use any bacon of your choice. You could also use Pancetta. Easy to cook in the microwave on some paper towel.
  • Mushrooms: You could use any mushroom of your choice, by portabella mushrooms or white mushrooms will work just fine.
  • Onions: Yellow, white, or red onions will all work for this recipe, use what you have or prefer.
  • Spinach: You can use regular or baby spinach, but you will want to chop it into smaller pieces.
  • Cheese: For this bacon mushroom quiche recipe, you will need shredded swiss cheese, but you can use another cheese of your choice.
Pie Crust, Eggs, Spinach and Seasoning for the quiche.

Equipment Needed for Bacon and Cheese Quiche

How to Make Bacon and Onion Quiche

These are the basic steps for making Spinach and Bacon Quiche. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

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Mixing the eggs, adding the filling and placing it in the crust.

STEP 1: COOK BACON

First, in a skillet, sauté bacon on medium heat until tender and slightly crispy. While you cook the bacon, you will also want to preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

STEP 2: MAKE THE EGG FILLING

Next, in a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, salt, pepper, and thyme. Then add in half and half, until well combined. Use a blender here if you prefer.

STEP 3: LAYERING THE QUICHE

In a round pie pan that you have already prepared with the frozen pie dough, make sure the bottom of the pie crust is even. Layer the onions, bacon, spinach, mushrooms, and cheese, then pour the egg mixture over them.

STEP 4: BAKE THE QUICHE

Finally, bake your quiche for 45-50 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean and the top is slightly golden brown to know that it is done. Allow the quiche to cool for at least 15 minutes before serving.

Prep and Storage Tips for Spinach Quiche with Bacon

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Just follow the steps as usual, this is the perfect recipe to make ahead of time. You can serve this spinach bacon quiche recipe warm or cold but to heat it back up all you will need to do is pop it into the oven.

HOW TO STORE THIS BACON AND SPINACH QUICHE RECIPE

To store leftover spinach & bacon quiche, cover with plastic wrap and put into refrigerator for up to 4 days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Wrap bacon and spinach quiche with tinfoil and store in a freezer bag. Freeze for up to 3 months.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

To reheat spinach quiche with bacon, bake in a 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes or until warm. If you are just trying to reheat one slice and want it quick, the microwave will work too!

Frequently Asked Questions about How to Make Quiche Easy

WHAT GOES GOOD WITH SPINACH QUICHE?

Spinach quiche is the perfect mix and match food, which is why it is great for brunch. It could be paired with anything such as a fresh fruit salad, waffles, homefries, or soup.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE CHEDDAR CHEESE IN PLACE OF SWISS CHEESE?

Truly, you can use your favorite cheese. There is no need to just use swiss for this recipe. For example, use cheddar, gruyere or a pepper jack.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Yes, this recipe can be doubled if you are looking to bring this to a larger gathering, just double ingredients proportionally and split between 2 quiche dish. Mini quiches are also a wonderful addition to brunch.

HOW TO REHEAT COOKED QUICHE?

To reheat cooked quiche, it is best to take it out of the fridge and allow it to come to room temperature then back for 15-20 minutes.

Closeup on a slice of the quiche wit the bacon and onion quiche in the background.

Expert Tips for Making This Spinach and Bacon Quiche Recipe

  • Add Ham for Bacon: Switch the bacon for ham or even sausage in this Instagram worthy recipe.
  • Veggies: If you are not a fan of the some of veggies in this recipe, or you just have different vegetables, you can switch out and swap in to customize to your liking. Cook veggies in the bacon grease for more flavor.
  • Cover with Foil: Prevent the crust from getting burnt, if edges are already golden brown and middle is no fully cooked, cover with aluminum foil.
  • Perfect Golden Brown Crust: To achieve the perfect golden brown crust, if necessary, turn on the broiler but be sure to keep and eye on the bacon and mushrooms quiche to make sure it doesn’t burn.
  • Keep Crust Frozen: Be sure to leave the pie crust in the freezer until you are ready to use it.
  • Spice: House Seasoning Blend or other spices can be used to give your quiche a kick.

What to Serve with Spinach and Bacon Quiche

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Spinach and Bacon Quiche on a white plate with a bite on a fork.

Spinach and Bacon Quiche

Yield: 6 servings
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes
This Spinach and Bacon Quiche will become your new brunch staple. Bacon Spinach Quiche is so versatile, you can enjoy warm or cold.
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Ingredients

  • 1 pre-made frozen pie crust, uncooked
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/4 cup half and half
  • 8 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 cup spinach, torn into small pieces
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground thyme

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375F.
  • Cook bacon until tender and lightly crisp.
  • In a bowl whisk together: eggs, salt, pepper, and thyme.
  • Slowly stir in half and half.
  • Layer the onion, mushrooms, spinach, bacon, and cheese in the frozen pie crust.
  • Pour egg mixture over the top of the filled crust.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a knife in the center comes out clean and the top is starting to brown.
  • Allow quiche to sit for 15 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Add Ham for Bacon: Switch the bacon for ham or even sausage in this Instagram worthy recipe.
  • Veggies: If you are not a fan of the some of veggies in this recipe, or you just have different vegetables, you can switch out and swap in to customize to your liking. Cook veggies in the bacon grease for more flavor.
  • Cover with Foil: Prevent the crust from getting burnt, if edges are already golden brown and middle is no fully cooked, cover with aluminum foil.
  • Perfect Golden Brown Crust: To achieve the perfect golden brown crust, if necessary, turn on the broiler but be sure to keep and eye on the bacon and mushrooms quiche to make sure it doesn’t burn.
  • Keep Crust Frozen: Be sure to leave the pie crust in the freezer until you are ready to use it.
  • Spice: House Seasoning Blend or other spices can be used to give your quiche a kick.
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Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 458kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 632mg | Potassium: 242mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 617IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 243mg | Iron: 2mg
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Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, breakfast, breakfast casserole, Brunch, cheese, eggs, mushrooms, onions, quiche, spinach, swiss

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