Bacon Jalapeno Cheddar Quiche is a scrumptious breakfast or brunch dish with a slightly spicy kick. Garnish with salsa and sour cream for a delicious bite!
This quiche is inspired by an omelet served at one of my favorite breakfast spots. Thick cut bacon, jalapenos, scallions, and cheddar cheese come together for a flavor combination that is one of my absolute favorites. Bacon and cheddar always pair perfectly together, and the jalapenos bring a bit of spice to this quiche. Garnish with sour cream and salsa, this quiche is absolutely scrumptious!
Quiches are relatively easy to make and the flavor combinations are endless. I like to bake my quiches in a tart pan, like this one, because I think it gives the quiche a fancy look. I typically use store-bought pie crust because it saves a little time, but homemade is delicious too! If you have a favorite pie crust recipe, please use it for this recipe. Once the pie crust is prepared, simply layer the ingredients into the crust and top with the egg and cream mixture. Bake the quiche until just set in the middle, and a delicious, savory breakfast or brunch will be ready.
This quiche is so delicious that I can’t eat just one slice! This is great for breakfast but is also perfect for a brunch gathering. Start your weekend off with this Bacon Jalapeno Cheddar Quiche or make it for eating during the week.
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This quiche is packed full of bacon, jalapenos, scallions, and cheddar cheese. Serve with sour cream and salsa. Perfect for breakfast or brunch.
- 1 pie crust, store-bought or homemade
- 6 slices thick-cut bacon, cooked and chopped
- 1/4 cup pickled jalapenos, chopped
- 4 scallions, chopped
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 3 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
- 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
- scallions, sour cream and salsa for topping
For bacon, preheat oven to 400 degrees. Arrange bacon on a baking rack placed over a foil-lined sheet pan. Generously sprinkle black pepper over bacon. Bake 20-25 minutes or until desired crispness. Cool bacon slightly, chop and set aside. Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees.
Shape the pie crust into a 9-inch tart pan like this one. Trim the excess dough from the edges. Line with foil and add pie weights. Bake the crust at 450 degrees for 10 minutes. Remove the foil and weights and bake for another 5 minutes until lightly golden brown. Remove from the oven and let cool. Reduce the oven to 400 degrees.
In a mixing bowl, add eggs and cream and whisk until fully combined. Stir in white pepper. Set aside.
In the bottom of pie crust, layer chopped bacon, jalapenos, scallions, and cheddar cheese. Pour the egg mixture over the top, Place the pan on a sheet ban and bake 25-30 minutes until eggs are set. Let cool slightly before slicing.
Garnish with scallions. Slice and serve with sour cream and salsa. Serve warm or at room temperature. Refrigerate leftovers.
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