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Bacon Florentine Quiche

Bacon Florentine Quiche is full of salty bacon, fresh spinach, onion, and two kinds of cheese. Such a great make-ahead brunch recipe.
Course Brunch, Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword quiche, spinach
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 327kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 deep dish frozen pie crust
  • 1/2 a medium sweet or yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded swiss or mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Remove frozen pie crust from freezer and let it sit on the counter while the oven heats.
  • Poke holes in the bottom of the pie crust with a fork.
    Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet until crispy. Remove it with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Drain off all but 2 tablespoons of bacon grease from the skillet. Place skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add spinach and cook for another minute or so to wilt the spinach. Remove from heat.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, half-and-half, salt and pepper.
  • Scatter bacon in the bottom of the pie crust. Tops with the spinach/onion mixture.
  • Pour the egg mixture into the pie crust and sprinkle the cheddar and swiss cheese on top.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until quiche is completely set. Let cool for 10 minutes and cut into wedges.

Nutrition

Calories: 327kcal