How To Make a Spinach and Bacon Quiche

Quiche is a popular dish with a wide range of variations when it comes to the recipe – however, a spinach and bacon quiche is a tried and tested winning combination. It serves as a great breakfast, as well as a simple and elegant meal, and can be prepared with minimal effort at home.

Prep time: 15 min
Bake time: 35 min
Total time: 50 min
Yield: Makes one 9-inch quiche
Utensils: Baking tray, baking sheet, large bowl, measuring cup, spoon, knife, fork and serving plates.

Sliced bacon: 3/4 pound
Single refrigerated pie crust: 1 (9 inch)
Eggs, beaten: 6
Heavy cream: 1 1/2 cups
Salt and ground black pepper: To taste
Worcestershire sauce: 2 dashes
Hot pepper sauce, or to taste: 5 dashes
Package frozen chopped spinach – thawed, drained and squeezed dry: 1 (10 ounce)
Shredded cheddar cheese: 1 1/2 cups
Chopped green onion: 1/2 cup
Grated parmesan cheese: 1/4 cup


  • 1

    Start by preheating your oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C), so that it is at the right temperature once you are ready to slide your quiche into the oven.

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    Fit your pie crust into a 9-inch pie dish, and set this aside. You are now ready to begin working on the fillings for your spinach and bacon quiche.

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    Begin the preparation by cooking your bacon. Place a wide, deep skillet on the stove over medium-high heat, and put in your bacon slices. Cook them until they turn an even brown on both sides – this should take around 10 minutes. Once they are cooked, drain them on some paper towels, and chop them up once they have cooled.

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    Next, put the eggs, cream, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, salt, and black pepper into a bowl, and proceed to whisk them all together until everything is thoroughly incorporated.

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    You are now ready to begin assembling your quiche. First, spread all your spinach on to the very bottom of the pie crust, and top it with a layer of the chopped bacon, green onion, and Cheddar cheese. Then, pour the egg mixture over it all, and top it off evenly with the grated Parmesan cheese.

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    Slide it in to the oven, and bake it for around 35 to 45 minutes. You’ll know it’s ready when the top becomes golden brown and puffed. Test for doneness by inserting a knife in to the centre – when it comes out clean, take the quiche out of the oven. Serve warm or cold, as per your preferences, with a fresh green salad on the side.

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