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Is there anything better than a Classic Quiche Lorraine recipe? Simple ingredients, minimal steps and a delicious quiche to elevate any brunch! Made with eggs, cream, bacon, and gruyere cheese these are seriously easy and delicious!

Classic Quiche Lorraine Recipe

Is there anything better than Classic Quiche Lorraine? Simple ingredients, minimal steps and a delicious quiche to elevate any brunch!

Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine French
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Inactive time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 slices
Author Jessy Freimann, The Life Jolie

Ingredients

  • 1 premade pie crust
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 pinch onion powder
  • 1 1/2 cups gruyere cheese, shredded and divided
  • 7 slices bacon, cooked until crisp, crumbled and divided(about 1/2 cup total)
  • Chopped chives or parsley for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.


  2. Place pie crust in the pie plate and crimp. Set aside.

  3. Place all but 1 Tablespoon of the bacon and all but 1 Tablespoon of the cheese into the pie crust and gently mix with your fingers.

  4. Whisk together eggs, cream, salt pepper, nutmeg and onion powder until well combined.

  5. Pour into pie crust and sprinkle remaining cheese and bacon on top.

  6. Bake for 45-50 minute or until the middle is set keeping an eye on the crust to make sure it isn't overcooking (add a shield if necessary).

  7. Cool and serve or refrigerate until you're ready to serve. Garnish with chives or parsley.

Recipe Notes

This lasts for 4-5 days in the refrigerator.