Saturday mornings aren’t the same without the smell of bacon floating through the air. Today’s recipe is ideal since it combines two-morning staples, bacon, and eggs, in one dish. Quiche can be a challenging dish to make, but this homemade process of Paula Deen Spinach Bacon Quiche Recipe is sure to provide you with flawless results.
I love the spinach quiche filling. It’s rich, flavorful and it holds its shape! It is suitable for any event or time of the day.
So, let’s head to the pantry and grab some staples.
Paula Deen Spinach Bacon Quiche
- 1 Piecrust. Chilled 9-inch pressed into a 9-inch glass pie plate
- 1½ cup Swiss cheese. Shredded
- 1 pound Bacon. Cooked, Crumbled
- 2 cups Baby Spinach. Fresh, Packed chopped
- 6 Eggs. Big, Whisked
- 1½ cups Heavy cream.
- Salt and Black Pepper. To taste
- Preheat the oven to 375°F.
- In a food processor or blender, combine cream and eggs.
- Season with pepper and salt, as per your taste.
- In the bottom of the pie crust, layer the spinach, bacon, and cheese, then pour this lovely egg mixture on top.
- Baking time is 35–45minutes, or until the egg mixture is firm. Slice the quiche into 8 pieces.
Notes: Although it can be eaten hot or cold, Quiche is best served warm.
It is generally believed that quiche is a French recipe, but it has German origins. It is derived from the German word for cake, kuchen. Thus quiche is a savory cake.
Recipes for savory custard pies like quiche can be found in antique cookbooks, but the United States has been slow to adopt them. Meanwhile, the Italians have Frittata, a dish made with eggs, meat, veggies, and cheese. As for the British, they have their version, a cheese, and onion pie.
Among green leafy vegetables, spinach is a trailblazer. This low-calorie food is high in nutrients that are beneficial to your health in a variety of ways. From enhancing your immune system to improving your heart health, spinach is a superfood.
Although bacon should be consumed in moderation due to its high fat, cholesterol, and sodium levels, there are several health benefits that it provides. It may be critical for persons suffering from certain medical disorders. However, everyone requires some fat in their diet. Fats are especially crucial for young children since dietary fat aids brain growth during youth.
The calorie count for one serving of Paula Deen Spinach Bacon Quiche Recipe is 185.
Nutritional Value per Serving
- Protein – 19.1 g
- Carbohydrates – 14.1 g
- Fiber – 0.8 g
- Sugar – 1.3 g
- Total Fat – 56.8 g
- Saturated Fat – 25.3 g
- Cholesterol – 257.8 mg
- Sodium – 677.2 mg
Pro Tips to Enahance Your Spinach Bacon Quiche?
- You can bake the recipe the day before and refrigerate it overnight.
- To reheat your quiche, cover it with foil and bake for 20 minutes.
- Leftover quiche can be packed in a lunch box and enjoyed cold the following day.
- I prefer fresh spinach to frozen spinach since the flavor is more prominent, and the quiche does not become watery or soggy. However, as spinach can be gritty, wash it several times to remove dirt and grime.
- Swap out a tart pan with a deep dish quiche pan. Make sure the bottom pan is detachable.
- I won’t recommend substituting heavy cream with milk. Although it would reduce calories, the taste and the shape of the quiche won’t be the same.
- The bacon can be substituted for ham or chorizo sausage.
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This Paula Deen’s Spinach and Bacon Quiche is both filling and delicious. It’s usually served with a side of fresh green salad with a bit of a crunch. A nice cool pitcher of iced tea would go great with it. And if the weather happens to be nice, pack up a basket, and head outside for a nice picnic.
Although Quiche is mostly a morning dish, it can be eaten any time of the day. It’s a dish that anyone can make, and this recipe is very versatile. This can be a fun kitchen activity with kids over the weekend.
I hope you love this quiche recipe as much as I do. Happy cooking!