bacon and green chile quiche

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By Daily Inspiration S
from Sugar Land, TX

Recipe is from an old Bon Appetite magazine.

serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For bacon and green chile quiche

  • 1
    refrigerated pie crust, room temperature (or save the trouble and use a frozen deep-dish pie shell, thawed)
  • 8 slice
    bacon
  • 1 can
    4-oz. can mild green chilies, diced
  • 4
    green onions, chopped
  • 1 c
    monterey jack cheese, grated
  • 1 c
    sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 4 lg
    eggs
  • 1 1/4 c
    half and half
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
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How To Make bacon and green chile quiche

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Unfold crust using fingertips to press together any tears. Press crust into a 9-inch diameter deep dish. Press foil onto crust to hold shape. Bake 5 minutes. Remove from oven; remove foil. Reduce oven temperature to 400 degrees.
  • 2
    Cook bacon in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat until brown and crisp. Transfer to paper towels to drain. Crumble bacon. Sprinkle bacon, then chilies and green onions over the crust.
  • 3
    Mix cheeses together and sprinkle over. Whisk eggs, half and half, and salt in a medium bowl to blend; pour mixture into crust.
  • 4
    Bake quiche until knife inserted into center comes out clean, about 35-45 minutes. Let quiche stand 5 minutes. Cut into wedges.
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