Bacon, Cheddar, and Chive Quiche
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You can use ham, shrimp, or crab instead of bacon, but you'll need to add ½ stick butter to replace the fat the bacon provides. You can add asparagus, spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, artichokes, and all kinds of vegetables. You can also use a wide variety of cheeses and fresh herbs.
Serves: 1 Quiche
  • 1 blind-baked Pie Crust
  • ¼ pound Bacon, diced
  • ½ medium Onion, finely diced
  • 1½ Tablespoons Flour
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 Eggs
  • ½ cup Sour Cream
  • ½ cup Cream (or Whole Milk)
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh Chives, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon Nutmeg, freshly gound
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  1. Dice bacon and fry in a medium pan over medium heat until crisp.
  2. Remove bacon from pan and place on a paper towel lined plate.
  3. Drain all but 2 Tablespoons bacon fat.
  4. Saute onion in remaining bacon fat.
  5. When onion softens, sprinkle with flour and stir until it forms a roux.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk eggs with sour cream and cream.
  8. Add chives, salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
  9. Scatter bacon over the bottom of the crust and top with cheese.
  10. Pour egg filling evenly over them.
  11. Bake for 30 minutes, or until it's set in the middle.
  12. Allow quiche to sit for 10 minutes before slicing.
Recipe by Create Amazing Meals at