Bacon & Spinach Quiche

Hello quiche.
We love quiche recipes at our house because they work for both breakfast and dinner.  Plus, they’re great for make ahead suppers too.  You can assemble this up to the day before, keep it covered in the fridge and then pop it in the oven to bake before supper (or breakfast).  
This recipe is my friend Manda’s.  In her original recipe, she only calls for bacon, but I added about a half a pound of ground chicken sausage to ours for just an extra punch of protein.  Either way you do it, you’ll love it!
Enjoy!
This recipe serves about six.

Shopping List
1 (9 inch) pie
crust (refrigerated or homemade)
5 large eggs, beaten
1 cup heavy cream
½ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon of pepper 
¼ teaspoon of salt
1½ cups chopped fresh spinach
6 strips of bacon, chopped ( we both used turkey bacon)
½ pound of browned and crumbly sausage, optional (pork or chicken sausage)
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
Lightly spray a pie plate with cooking spray.  Fit your pie crust down inside.  Set pie crust aside.
Beat eggs with
whisk until well blended. Beat in cream, onion powder, salt and pepper.
 In the bottom of your pie
crust layer half of your chopped spinach, bacon, sausage and cheddar cheese.  Repeat for one more layer. 
 Pour
egg and cream mixture into the pie crust. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes until egg
mixture is firm and the top is golden. Cut into wedges and serve warm.
A slice of this will make your family very happy!
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  • Erika Slaughter January 12, 2016 at 11:02 am

    You had me at bacon. ?

  • Narci January 12, 2016 at 11:37 am

    Looks delicious!! Yum!!

  • Jennifer Baker January 12, 2016 at 11:53 am

    Hi Shay! Is the spinach raw or cooked before? Yum I love quiche!

  • Katie Compton January 12, 2016 at 9:55 pm

    Making this ahead tonight for tomorrow's dinner! Think 2% milk would be Ok instead of heavy cream? It's the only thing I have on hand. Thanks!

    • Mix and Match Mama January 13, 2016 at 2:57 am

      It will work with 2%!

    • Katie Compton January 13, 2016 at 3:06 am

      Thanks for the response! One more question and this might be silly but… do I need to cook my bacon first?!? Thanks again!!

  • Katie Compton January 13, 2016 at 10:34 pm

    Hi! Does the turkey bacon need to be cooked first? Thanks!

  • Mal January 14, 2016 at 1:07 am

    My mouth is watering. And who doesn't love a recipe that can be made ahead?!

  • Jenny Richardson January 18, 2016 at 4:17 pm

    This was delicious! I made it this morning without the crust because I'm watching calories, and it was still amazing!!

  • Melody Miles October 11, 2016 at 3:31 pm

    I’ve made this several times now to both family and guests, and everyone has loved it! Thanks for sharing, Shay!

  • Jessica October 17, 2016 at 5:48 am

    This quiche has already become so beloved in my family that my son requested it for his birthday breakfast this morning. Thank you for giving us a new family favorite 🙂