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quiche 2 ways tomato and spinach and bacon with mushroom
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Quiche 2 ways

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2 quiches using the same dough and egg mixture. 2 different fillings: Bacon, Mushroom and Gruyere cheese; and Tomato, spinach and Asiago cheese. Perfect for brunch or meal prep.

Quiche 2 ways

1 dough, 1 egg mixture, 2 fillings.
Bacon, Mushrooms and Gruyere
Tomato, Spinach and Asiago Cheese
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Resting time30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, lunch
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Bacon, egg, Quiche, tomato
Servings: 2 pies

Equipment

  • 2 pie pans
  • Rolling Pin

Ingredients

Dough (for 2 quiches)

  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • cup cold butter
  • ½ cup ice cold water

Egg mixture (for 2 quiches)

  • 6 eggs
  • 2 ½ cups whole milk 3% milk
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper or to taste
  • dash nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp salt or to taste
  • ¼ tsp ground pepper or to taste

Bacon Mushroom Gruyere filling (1 quiche)

  • 1 TBS butter
  • 5 slices Bacon
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup Gruyere Cheese grated
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese grated

Tomato Spinach Asiago filling (1 quiche)

  • 1 TBS butter
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 cup Cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 cups baby spinach roughly chopped
  • 1 cup Asiago Cheese grated
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese grated

Instructions

Directions for dough

  • Sift together flour and salt
  • Rub in butter until about pea size or use a food processor
  • Make a well, add water lift and drop with fingers do not over work just until it forms a ball
  • Cover with plastic wrap place in the fridge for a minimum of 3 minutes up to 2 days
  • Pre-heat oven to 350°F
  • Cut dough in half careful not to overwork the dough
  • With a floured rolling pin roll out dough to 1/8" thick and line pie plates
  • Crimp or fold edges
  • Blind bake (line the dough with parchment paper and fill with dry beans) the crust for 25-30 minutes in a 350F oven

Meanwhile prepare filling

  • grate cheeses, mix Asiago with ¼ cup of Parmesan, mix Gruyere with ¼ cup Parmesan and set aside

Bacon Filling

  • In a frying pan chop bacon and cook until crispy, put aside and remove most of the bacon fat from the pan
  • In the same frying pan  add 1 TBS butter and sauté onion until translucent – set aside
  • In the same pan add the mushrooms
  • Once tender add the cooked onions and cooked bacon crumble to the pan
  • Season to taste and set aside

Tomato Filling

  • In a frying pan  add 1 TBS butter and sauté onion until translucent
  • add tomatoes to the pan and sauté until tender
  • Add spinach and toss for 1 minute
  • Season to taste and set aside

Egg Mixture directions

  • Beat eggs in a stainless steel bowl and add seasoning
  • Scald milk in a sauce pot (warm milk before it starts boiling) and pour slowly into egg mixture Slowly whisking constantly

Assemble Quiches

  • in each pie crust sprinkle half of the cheese mixture
  • spread mixtures in each pie
  • pour egg mixture until it comes to the top of the crust
  • top with remaining cheese
  • bake for 30 minutes or until set
  • Serve warm or at room temperature

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AboutNichole Kelly

Hi, I'm Nichole Kelly. I am a super busy mom of 2 boys (one that plays rep baseball), a coaches wife, with a full time job in Marketing and I go to school in my "free time".

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