Classic Quiche Lorraine

This savory egg breakfast pie is one of our family’s favorites and I love that it is so easy to put together! Remember, it’s important to let the quiche set for about 15 minutes after you remove it from the oven before slicing and serving.

This savory egg breakfast pie is one of our family’s favorites and I love that it is so easy to put together! Remember, it’s important to let the quiche set for about 15 minutes after you remove it from the oven before slicing and serving.


Ingredients
  • 1/2 pkg. refrigerated pie crusts
  • 8 - 10 slices bacon fried crisp and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup scallions chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups Swiss cheese grated
  • 6 large eggs beaten
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Dash of ground red pepper

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Allow pie dough to come to room temperature, about 15 minutes. Unroll and place in pie plate, turning edges under and crimping.
  3. Sprinkle the crumbled, cooked bacon over the crust. Sprinkle scallions and 1 cup of the Swiss cheese on top of the bacon.
  4. Whisk together eggs, cream, and milk. Add salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Carefully pour egg mixture into crust. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and a dash of ground red pepper.
  5. Bake 40 - 45 minutes or until lightly browned and set in middle. Cool 15 minutes before serving.