bacon and blue cheese quiche

a recipe by
Fiona Green
Keller, TX

This recipe combines crunchy pecans with blue cheese to make a flavorful quiche that is sure to become a family favorite. Serve hot or cold with a light green salad for a delicious lunch or a light supper.

serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For bacon and blue cheese quiche

  • 9 inch pie crust
  • 12 oz bacon
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2/3 cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • 2 1/2 oz herbed cream cheese, cut into walnut sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of black pepper

How To Make bacon and blue cheese quiche

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 350° F.
  • 2
    Fry bacon until slightly crispy. Drain fat, chop into quarter size pieces and set aside.
  • 3
    Place pie crust in greased 9’’ quiche dish and bake blind for approx. 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, beat eggs in a mixing bowl. Add cream, cream cheese and blue cheese and mix well.
  • 5
    Add bacon, pecans, sliced peppers, salt and pepper and stir until combined.
  • 6
    Remove pie crust from oven and pour in filling mix. Return to oven and cook for a further 30 minutes.
  • 7
    Check to see if quiche is cooked through by inserting a toothpick. If the toothpick comes out clean, the quiche is ready. If it is not yet ready, cover top with a sheet of foil to prevent burning and return to oven for a further 5- 10 minutes.
  • 8
    Remove from oven and allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!
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