Yummy Shake and Bake Breakfast Quiche

Andy Anderson !


As quiches go, the recipe is pretty straightforward; however, this particular quiche is designed to be prepared the evening before and cooked fresh in the morning.

The feta cheese gives the dish a new dimension, and the cayenne pepper helps to keep you cozy warm on a cold Winter's day.

Actually, all you really need is a good-sized jar capable of holding all the ingredients.

So you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

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4 large
2 c
half & half
1/2 tsp
salt, kosher variety
1 dash(es)
sugar, granulated variety
1 pinch
cayenne pepper, or to taste
1/2 c
pepper jack cheese, shredded
1/2 c
extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 c
feta cheese, crumbled
1/2 c
yellow onion, small chop.
8 slice
thick slab bacon strips


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2Gather all your ingredients.

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3Chef’s Note: The jar should be big enough to hold all the ingredients, and leave enough room to allow for shaking. I’m using a glass pickle jar that I ran through the dishwasher.

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4Add the eggs, half & half, salt, sugar, and cayenne pepper to the jar.

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5Whisk the ingredients together, and then reserve.

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6Set a rack to the middle position, and preheat the oven to 350f (175c).

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7Place the bacon on an elevated rack inside a rimmed baking sheet.

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8Place in the oven, and bake until beginning to crisp, about 10 to 15 minutes.

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9Chef’s Note: You could also pan fry the bacon, but that’s up to you.

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10Allow the bacon to completely drain on paper towels.

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11Cut or crumble the bacon into small pieces.

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12Take about a tablespoon of the bacon grease and put it into a small sauté pan.

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13Add the onions, and sauté until softened, but not browned.

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14Chef’s Note: Remove from the heat and allow to cool.

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15Add the cheeses, onion, and bacon to the jar, give it a shake and then place into the refrigerator, overnight.

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16In the morning, place a rack in the middle position, and preheat the oven to 370f (185c).

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17Remove the quiche mixture from the refrigerator, and give it several good shakes.

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18Pour into a well-oiled baking dish.

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19Place into the oven and bake until the eggs are set, about 35 to 40 minutes.

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20Remove from the oven, and cut into six pie-shaped wedges.

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22Serve while still nice and hot with some fruit, or perhaps a nice buttermilk biscuit. Enjoy.

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23Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles, Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Wheat Free, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom