Bacon & Green Chili Quiche

adapted from Bon Appetit 1996


strips bacon, cooked and roughly chopped
1 (4-ounce) can green chilis, drained and finely chopped
4 scallions, chopped
1 ½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
½ cup shredded Monterey Jack
1 ¼ cups half and half
4 eggs
1 large pinch kosher salt
½ teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
1 teaspoon finely chopped chives
1 pie crust



1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.  Prepare the pie crust according to directions and bake it for 5 minutes,

2. Reduce the oven temperature to 400ºF.

3. Sprinkle the bacon, chilies and scallions over the bottom of the crust. In a large bowl combine the cheese and sprinkle that evenly on top of the bacon mixture.

4. In a large bowl beat the half and half, eggs, salt and pepper until fully blended. Pour it over the cheeses. Scatter the chopped chives on top.

5. Bake the quiche for about 45 minutes or until the top is set and a knife inserted comes out clean. Let the quiche sit for about 10 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve.


Naptime Notes

Naptime Recipe Serving ideas

Green salad is always a great accompaniment to quiche. It is also delicious served with roasted asparagus or a side of soup.


Naptime Stopwatch

15 minutes to prepare, 45 minutes to bake



Naptime Reviews

This was a hit with the whole party and the teachers too!


More Naptime Recipes

Printed from: