Easy Cheese and Bacon Quiche

A press-in-the-pan crust makes serving quiche extra easy.

Yield

8 servings

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups Original Bisquick® baking mix
1/4 cup butter or margarine, room temperature
2 tablespoons boiling water
1 (6 ounce) package sliced Canadian bacon, chopped
1 cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 ounces)
4 medium green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup)
1 1/2 cups half-and-half
3 eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°F (204°C). Grease bottom and side of 9-inch pie plate with shortening. Stir baking mix and butter until blended. Add boiling water; stir vigorously until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom and up side of pie plate, forming edge on rim of plate.

Sprinkle bacon, cheese and onions over crust. In medium bowl, beat half-and-half, eggs, salt and red pepper with spoon until blended. Pour into crust.

Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until edge is golden brown and center is set.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 40 minutes

Additional Information

Preparation of this recipe can be started the day before just chop the Canadian bacon, shred the cheese and slice the onions the day before; store separately in refrigerator. Beat the half-and-half mixture; store covered in refrigerator.

If you do not have baking mix on hand, you can make your own. See Homemade Baking Mix Substitute or Bisquick Baking Mix Substitute recipes.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 300 (Calories from Fat 190); Total Fat 21 g (Saturated Fat 11 g, Trans Fat 1 g); Cholesterol 135 mg; Sodium 790 mg; Total Carbohydrate 15 g (Dietary Fiber 0 g, Sugars 4 g); Protein 13 g

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