How To Make Spinach Bacon Quiche

A Cheese and Bacon Lovers Recipe For Spinach Bacon Quiche

spinach bacon quiche
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This protein packed spinach bacon quiche recipe is a cheese and bacon lovers delight. It can be made with a gluten free crust. For a diabetic and keto friendly quiche recipe leave the crust off or use a vegetable crust.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45-50 minutes

Serving Size: 1 slice

Servings per batch: 8

Ingredients:

1 pie shell crust (optional)

16 oz.- 8 slices bacon (cooked, drained & chopped)

1/2 bag frozen spinach (thawed & drained)

4 eggs

1 cup milk

1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper

4 cups (1 lb.) shredded Monterey Jack Cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. Put pie shell into 9-10 inch pie pan.
  3. Evenly spread bacon over bottom of pie shell.
  4. Evenly spread spinach on top of bacon layer.
  5. Add shredded cheese over spinach layer.
  6. In the 4 cup measuring glass, combine eggs, milk and cayenne pepper. Mix well.
  7. Pour into pie over cheese.
  8. Bake for 45-50 minutes until cheese is golden brown and center is firm.
  9. Remove from oven and let it rest for 10-15 minutes before slicing.
  • This recipe can be modified very easily by using different kinds of meats and vegetables.
  • Spinach is considered a superfood, because it is rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber.
  • The bacon is rich in protein.
  • Bacon contains vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and B12.
  • Bacon is a good source of selenium and phosphorus.
  • Bacon also contains the minerals iron, magnesium, zinc and potassium. 
  • Monterey Jack cheese is great for melting. It is a high source of protein and calcium.
  • Monterey Jack cheese also contains phosphorous, zinc, riboflavin, vitamin B12 and vitamin A.
  • Milks is high in calcium and vitamin D3.
  • Eggs are a complete protein and high in Omega 3.
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