BLT Quiche

A well-flavored quiche brings new meaning to eggs for breakfast. I’ve put a twist on my BLT lunchtime favorite by using crisp bacon, leafy spinach and flavor-packed sundried tomatoes. The key is to use the sundried tomatoes that come completely dried in a package, rather than soaked in oil. The excess oil will add unwanted grease to the dish and compete with the rich flavor of the bacon. Serve with a green salad and a mini popover for the perfect brunch.

BLT Quiche

Yield: one 9" quiche

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 45 min

Ingredients:

4 eggs
1 cup light cream
1/8 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
4 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
½ cup frozen spinach, thawed and drained
1/3 cup chopped sundried tomatoes
1 (9-in.) unbaked pie shell

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350ºF.

In a mixmaster, whisk together the eggs, light cream, salt and pepper.

Place the pie crust in a pie tin or baking dish and sprinkle with the bacon, spinach and sundried tomatoes. Put the filled pie tin on a baking sheet.

Pour the egg mixture into the tin.

Bake for 40 to 45 minutes until golden brown.

Let the quiche rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.


 

      

2 Responses to “BLT Quiche”

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    James Sims — March 29, 2009 at 5:43 pm

    I actually tried making a quiche just last week… suffice it to say the darn thing turned out, well, horrible. So thanks for this yummy sounding recipe. I’ll give it a whirl next Sunday :-)

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