Quiche Lorraine Recipe


Try this Quiche Lorraine recipe for breakfast or brunch. This one uses a ready to bake pie crust, but if you want to make your own crust, you can do that as well.

With crunchy bacon, melted Swiss cheese, creamy evaporated milk and of course the main ingredient of eggs, you can start your day off with this yummy breakfast recipe idea.

You will find the Weight Watchers Points (including the smart values), list of ingredients and step by step directions below.

quiche lorraine recipe



Quiche Lorraine Recipe

This easy, elegant quiche makes a delicious breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner served with a fresh fruit salad.

Recipe Type:

Breakfast, Brunch

Degree of Difficulty:

Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked 9-inch (4 cup volume) deep-dish pie shell
  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups (12 fluid-ounce can) Nestle Carnation Evaporated Milk
  • 3 large eggs, well beaten
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Cook bacon in large skillet over medium heat.
  3. When bacon starts to turn brown, add onions.
  4. Cook until bacon is crisp; drain.
  5. Sprinkle cheese into bottom of pie shell.
  6. Top with bacon mixture, crumbling bacon into smaller pieces.
  7. Combine evaporated milk, eggs, salt, pepper and nutmeg in small bowl until well blended.
  8. Pour into pie shell.
  9. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until knife, inserted halfway near center, comes out clean.
  10. Cool for 5 minutes on cooling rack.
  11. Cut into 8 slices and serve.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 50 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 8
Serving Size 5.2oz
Calories 400.48
Total Fat 29.75g
      Sat Fat 12.91g
Cholesterol 125.6mg
Sodium 507.33mg
Total Carbohydrates 16.04g
      Fiber 0.64g
      Sugar 5.6g
Protein 16.76g

Weight Watchers Points

FreeStyle
SmartPoints:
14 pts
SmartPoints
Non-FreeStyle:
15 pts
Points
Plus:
11 pts
Original
Points:
11 pts

The eggs were not used to calculate the Freestyle SmartPoints.

Tips

You can prepare this a few hours in advance of baking. Just chill until you are ready to bake.




In addition to this Quiche Lorraine recipe, here's another breakfast quiche to try.

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