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Spinach Bacon Quiche

Spinach Bacon Quiche

Spinach Bacon Quiche is a flavor packed, easy and delicious recipe perfect for breakfast or brunch.

Course Breakfast/Brunch
Cuisine French
Keyword bacon, quiche
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 4 hours
Servings 10 servings
Calories 266 kcal

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour plus more for dusting
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter cut into pieces
  • 1 large egg yolk

FOR THE FILLING

  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 slices cooked bacon crumbled
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded gruyere cheese
  • 2 cups packed baby spinach

Instructions

FOR THE CRUST

  1. Combine flour and salt in a food processor and pulse until combined.
  2. Add cut up butter and pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  3. Whisk together egg yolk and 2 tablespoons water; add to flour mixture and pulse until moist crumbs start to form.
  4. Transfer mixture to a piece of plastic wrap, and using wrap and your hands, form into a disk.
  5. Refrigerate, wrapped, at least 30 minutes to 4 hours.
  6. On a lightly floured work surface, roll out refrigerated dough to an 11-inch round.
  7. Transfer to a 9-inch pie plate or tart plate; trim edges to a 1-inch overhang.
  8. Wrap in plastic; freeze at least 30 minutes and up to 3 days.
  9. Preheat oven to 400F degrees.
  10. Line crust with parchment and fill with dried beans or pie weights.
  11. Bake for 25 minutes, or until dough underneath parchment paper is dry.
  12. Remove parchment and beans; bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.
  13. Let cool slightly.
  14. In the meantime prepare the filling.

FOR THE FILLING

  1. Reduce oven temperature to 375F degrees.
  2. Whisk eggs until smooth, then whisk in cream, milk, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Stir in half of bacon and half of cheeses.
  4. Pour filling mixture into crust; be careful not to overfill.
  5. Press spinach into custard, leaving some poking out from top.
  6. Sprinkle with remaining bacon and cheese.
  7. Bake 10 minutes at 375 degrees, then reduce to 325F and continue to bake for 55 more minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool 1 hour before cutting and serving.
Nutrition Facts
Spinach Bacon Quiche
Amount Per Serving
Calories 266 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 124mg41%
Sodium 244mg10%
Potassium 128mg4%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1195IU24%
Vitamin C 1.8mg2%
Calcium 153mg15%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.