Cheddar Bacon Broccoli Quiche

Cheddar Bacon Broccoli Quiche
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  • Yield : 1 quiche
  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 55m

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I love this cheddar bacon broccoli quiche recipe. It is my favorite quiche recipe.

People tend to think of quiche as a bit exotic, so it must be difficult to prepare.

The reality is that is is really quite easy, especially if you decide to use pre-made pie crust.

Cheddar Bacon Broccoli Quiche

diabetic recipe


  • Pie crust for single 9" one-crust pie
  • 1/2 pound of bacon (about 12 slices), fried crisp and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup broccoli, fresh or frozen, finely chopped
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup minced onion
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups light cream (or whipping cream for super richness)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


Step 1

Heat the oven to 425°.

Step 2

Prepare pastry for one-crust pie (if using mix or homemade crust recipe) and bake as directed in 9" pie plate or quiche pan.

Step 3

Steam the broccoli for a few minutes to partially cook it.

Step 4

Layer the bacon, onion, broccoli and cheese evenly over the bottom of the pie crust. Mix together the remaining ingredients. Beat well to really mix the eggs using a whisk or blend in the blender at low speed. Pour the eggs over the other ingredients in the pie crust shell. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes.

Step 5

Reduce the heat to 300°. Bake the quiche for 30 minutes longer, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let the pie stand for 10 minutes to cool before cutting it.


  • Omit the bacon to turn this into a vegetarian quiche.
  • Use Swiss or Emmenthal cheese for a milder, but still tangy flavor.
  • Make it Low Carb: Baked in a greased pie plate without the crust, this recipe makes a delicious low carb lunch or dinner entrée.

If you want to make a homemade pie crust, simply click here for our fantastic pie crust recipe.

Either way, this quiche recipe makes a wonderful lunch or light easy dinner recipe with a side salad.

It is perfect for entertaining too.

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