Classic Quiche Lorraine

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Another quiche recipe that I like to make ahead and freeze. I prep the bacon and onions and put into a small freezer bag, and put the egg mixture into a separate freezer bag. Then it's quick work to thaw and throw this together for a family breakfast.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
45 Min


  • 4 slice
  • 1/4 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    9-inch pie shell
  • 1 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 4
  • 1 1/3 c
    milk (can use 2%)
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1/8 tsp
    freshly ground white pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground nutmeg

How to Make Classic Quiche Lorraine


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Fry strips of bacon in a skillet until crisp; remove, crumble, and set aside.
  3. Cook onion until transparent in small amount of the bacon drippings; drain.
  4. Sprinkle the bacon and onion over the bottom of a baked pie shell. Cover with cheddar cheese.
  5. Blend together eggs, milk, salt, dry mustard, white pepper and nutmeg; pour over the cheese.
  6. Bake 10 minutes.
  7. Reduce the heat to 350 degrees and bake for 30 to 35 minutes longer, or until the center is set.

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About Classic Quiche Lorraine

Course/Dish: Meat Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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