Spinach & Bacon Quiche Recipe

Posted on Jan 16 2017 - 9:23pm by Susan Bewley

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Do you ever have days when you don’t feel like cooking? That was me this past weekend. Sure, I had plenty of things I should be cooking but most of it was very time consuming and I knew I was starting to get sick. To make matters worse, I had an oversupply of eggs bought for the holidays, as well as bacon that ended up not being used. Since I don’t like wasting food, I was determined to find something I could make with all these ingredients. Seeing what I had in the kitchen, I went with the best thing I could think of – an impromptu quiche.

While I had various quiche recipes in the house, I didn’t have all the fancy ingredients in the house for most of them. Since I knew the basics of a quiche, I decided to just make a fun recipe from the top of my head, hoping to use what we had in the fridge. After quickly mixing everything together, I put it in the oven and hoped, using the normal temperature and cook time I had used for other quiches in the past. In all honesty, my husband was nervous but hoped for the best, knowing that worst case, I at least tried.

Once it was time for dinner though, we both were eager to try it. The end result, I must say, was truly out of this world. The right mix of flavor, cheesiness, and an amazing flavor that left us satisfied. Best of all, it was very filling, making it a perfect breakfast or dinner! With how great the recipe I turned out, I quickly grabbed my camera. I knew I had to share it with you guys. Not only is it one of the easiest quiche recipes I have ever made, but truly looked beautiful, making it a recipe to impress guests.

Love quiche? I’d love for you to tell me what you think of our Spinach and Bacon Quiche below, or to hear your suggestions for next time!

4.9 from 25 reviews
Spinach & Bacon Quiche Recipe
An easy to make quiche recipe for the nights when you don't feel like cooking anything too fancy.
Cuisine: Quiche
Recipe type: Breakfast
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  • 1 Bake Yourself Pie Crust
  • 6 strips cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1½ cups heavy cream
  • 1½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon peppers
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 Package of frozen Spinach (thawed)
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Prepare pie crust as directed. I use the Pillsbury pie crust (safe for those with corn allergies in my family).
  3. In a bowl, mix the eggs, cream, salt, pepper, and thyme. Make sure it is mixed thoroughly.
  4. Add the cheese and bacon to the egg mixture, mix thoroughly.
  5. With paper towels, dry the spinach of any liquid from the cooking process (I use the steam bag spinach that can be cooked in the microwave). Once dry, mix into the egg mixture.
  6. Pour egg and spinach mixture into the cooked pie shell. Bake for 30 - 35 minutes. When finished, poke it with a knife - it should come out clean.
  7. Allow to set for 30 minutes to an hour before serving.



Susan Bewley is a professional writer who has been writing content online & in print format for over 10 years. As well, she is an alumni of the University of Louisville with a Masters Degree in Special Education. When not working as an online business consultant or ghost writing, she can be found writing on Budget Earth, on her own novel, or working with various entities in the pet industry.

77 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Lisa Garland January 17, 2017 at 7:59 am - Reply

    I have always wanted to try to make a quiche. This sounds so good and easy enough that I can make it.

  2. Judy Lipcsak January 17, 2017 at 8:55 am - Reply

    This sounds really good. I can’t eat bacon so I would probably substitute chicken. A chicken, spinach and onion quiche would be really great,

  3. lisa January 17, 2017 at 12:18 pm - Reply

    The recipe sounds pretty good. I’m not really fond of quiche. I would try this, but wouldn’t make it.

  4. Maureen January 17, 2017 at 4:11 pm - Reply

    I did not care for eggs growing up but love spinach. This sounds absolutely wonderful and mouth watering.

  5. Cathy French January 19, 2017 at 10:42 am - Reply

    I have never made quiche before. This looks so good. Want to try to make it.

  6. Amanda Skeens January 19, 2017 at 4:37 pm - Reply

    This looks and sounds amazing

  7. Daryl January 20, 2017 at 7:32 am - Reply

    I haven’t found a quiche I did not like and I bet this one tastes great.

  8. Holly Thomas January 20, 2017 at 4:58 pm - Reply

    This is a great brunch recipe and I make it often.

  9. Sophia,M.,McConnery January 20, 2017 at 7:31 pm - Reply

    Add a lot of onion,garlic,black cracked pepper,and hot pepper to this as well.I love it!

  10. Jerry Marquardt January 20, 2017 at 8:15 pm - Reply

    I love eggs SO much, these nice Spinach & Bacon Quiche Recipe looks so delicious. What a great beginning to any day, I can barely wait to try this nice recipe out.

  11. Sarah L January 21, 2017 at 12:03 am - Reply

    I love a good quiche. Good flavors in this one.

  12. Judy Thomas January 21, 2017 at 10:23 pm - Reply

    It looks delicious!

  13. Gail Williams January 23, 2017 at 12:31 am - Reply

    I eat eggs often during the week. I will love making this and dividing it for several meals. Thanks.

  14. Nancy January 23, 2017 at 8:37 am - Reply

    Quiche is delicious hot or cold. To save some calories, you can also bake it without a crust in a well greased pan.

  15. Cynthia C January 23, 2017 at 9:29 am - Reply

    I know I would love this. Thanks for sharing.

  16. Maria Roselle Mendoza January 23, 2017 at 10:07 am - Reply

    Looks sO yummy…

  17. Kelly January 23, 2017 at 12:32 pm - Reply

    I love quiche. It really doesn’t need fancy ingredients. I have put just some ham in it and it is just as good as when it took days to prepare. I love the spinach. It adds a nice nutritional value, and also looks beautiful.

  18. shannon fowler January 23, 2017 at 5:07 pm - Reply

    This looks so good! Im always looking for new recipes to try. i have a feeling this would be a hit with my family.

  19. Kristin C January 24, 2017 at 10:54 am - Reply

    Thanks for the recipe, this looks wonderful!

  20. Dawn Jones January 25, 2017 at 10:25 am - Reply

    This looks scrumptious, I would love to make this. I think I would like to use Filla Dough (I think I spelled that wrong).

  21. Kimberly Flickinger January 25, 2017 at 1:00 pm - Reply

    This quiche sounds delicious, definitely going to try it. Thank you for sharing this delicious recipe!

  22. Kara Marks January 25, 2017 at 11:07 pm - Reply

    This looks fabulous! I can’t wait to make it–thanks!

  23. Susan McNeill January 28, 2017 at 7:45 am - Reply

    Great recipe! And, an easy (and tasty) way to get some veggies in the kids! LOL

  24. Rita M February 7, 2017 at 2:33 am - Reply

    I always thought that a quiche would be really hard to make, but this recipe looks relatively easy – thanks for sharing.

  25. Dotty J Boucher February 9, 2017 at 6:17 pm - Reply

    I am so loving your recipe, I will surely have to try this one out. I have been wanting to make my own quiche,just never got around to making it, but I do love how easy your recipe here is.

  26. Rebecca Kerchner-Love February 11, 2017 at 10:49 am - Reply

    This looks so good but I’d have to cut the recipe down because nobody in my house would eat it but me.

  27. gloria patterson February 11, 2017 at 7:12 pm - Reply

    like the way you rock — pre made crust

    love quiche and this one sound so good….. I just may have to make this for dinner this week

  28. John Smith February 14, 2017 at 8:43 am - Reply

    Maybe the spinach makes this super-healthy for you!

  29. Geri Sandoval February 16, 2017 at 9:20 pm - Reply

    Love Quiche and this sound like a great recipe. Like when Quiche has bacon in it.

  30. LAURIE ARNHEIM February 20, 2017 at 8:39 am - Reply

    We love spinach! Definitely gonna make this! Pinned! Thank you!!!

  31. Jo-Ann Brightman March 4, 2017 at 11:42 am - Reply

    I have made spinach quiches and this is the correct recipe, even if you did from memory. You can tweek it using some half and half for the cream or dill instead of thyme, etc.

  32. Terri S March 4, 2017 at 9:42 pm - Reply

    This quiche looks so good! Thank you for sharing the recipe!

  33. gloria patterson March 6, 2017 at 5:49 pm - Reply

    I made this a couple weeks ago it was so good. I have made again and used just spinch and cheese and it was good

  34. Brandy Trover March 6, 2017 at 11:59 pm - Reply

    Call me weird but spinach is my absolute favorite food in the world. I could eat it it everyday. I have never had quiche before and the bacon makes me wonder but I look forward to trying this.

  35. Phyllis Huebbe March 8, 2017 at 1:49 pm - Reply

    This sounds yummy

  36. Cynthia C March 8, 2017 at 5:01 pm - Reply

    I would love to try this quiche. I make one with spinach but haven’t used bacon in it. Sounds really good.

  37. Carolsue March 11, 2017 at 4:10 am - Reply

    I am always looking for good quiche recipes — bacon makes it even better!
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  38. Heru March 11, 2017 at 11:08 pm - Reply

    love quiches

  39. Cindy S. March 12, 2017 at 9:20 am - Reply

    Yummy yum. I LOVE spinach AND bacon. I mean BACON! Heaven on earth! lol Looks like a great recipe.

  40. denise low March 13, 2017 at 12:18 pm - Reply

    Thank you for sharing. This looks very healthy. Me will give this one a try.

  41. Eileen March 15, 2017 at 8:29 pm - Reply

    Id totally make this. Am so tired of the same brunch items for holidays or even weekends. I love that Quiche is a 1 stop meal that covers all the food groups. Great protein!

  42. Lauryn R March 16, 2017 at 7:27 pm - Reply

    Your quiche sounds delicious! I love easy recipes like this, I definitely have days where I don’t feel like cooking too! 🙂 Thank you so much for sharing, I can’t wait to try it!

  43. lisa March 18, 2017 at 12:34 pm - Reply

    I like the ingredients but not the consistency of a quiche. I’d try this, but scramble the eggs and add a slice of Borden cheese.

  44. Amanda Skeens March 18, 2017 at 7:50 pm - Reply

    I definitely have to try this out

  45. Phyllis Huebbe March 22, 2017 at 11:45 am - Reply

    Sounds so good I bookmarked it

  46. Heather Amos March 26, 2017 at 1:14 pm - Reply

    This looks so delicious!! I am going to have to make this real soon!!

  47. Cindy S. March 27, 2017 at 11:18 pm - Reply

    First of all….anything with bacon must be awesome! LOL. Second, who doesn’t love quiche? Just pinned so I can make this soon.

  48. Jac Godbout April 4, 2017 at 3:29 am - Reply

    Omg, I am super hingry and this just cranked it up to full blast. I wish this was made in the last 10 minutes and was available for delivery. To me. Now.

  49. Margaret Appel April 7, 2017 at 7:44 pm - Reply

    I love spinach quiche but rarely have all of the ingredients to make it on hand. I can see I’ll have to add a few things to my grocery list, seeing your quiche has given me a craving for it! Thanks for sharing, I pinned it!!

  50. Karen Hoover April 16, 2017 at 10:38 pm - Reply

    I made something similar this morning for Brunch after church – there were NO left-overs!

  51. Deborah D April 18, 2017 at 9:25 pm - Reply

    This looks absolutely delicious! Could you use canned spinach instead of frozen?

  52. Jessica Davis April 30, 2017 at 11:20 am - Reply

    Yum!! These look amazing & definitely want to try these!

  53. Trisha McKee May 7, 2017 at 8:03 pm - Reply

    Oh this is definitely a recipe I want to try! Sounds sooooo delicious. This is the type of recipe to try on a weekend morning.

  54. Edward May 14, 2017 at 12:35 am - Reply

    Spinach & Bacon, what a combination, this looks so delicious. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

  55. gloria patterson May 18, 2017 at 5:13 pm - Reply

    I have never made a quiche! Love quiche have ate many and bought more frozen. BUT I just may have to make this one.

  56. Lynne B May 25, 2017 at 6:27 pm - Reply

    I’ve never tried to make quiche before. I used to think it would be too eggy for me. But this is a great brunch item for guests!

  57. April Monty May 30, 2017 at 10:19 am - Reply

    My guys would love this recipe,dying to give it a try.

  58. Edye May 31, 2017 at 2:20 pm - Reply

    My family loves quiche! This looks very yummy!

  59. denise low June 15, 2017 at 8:01 pm - Reply

    Thank you for sharing. This looks great and I know my family would love it.

  60. Anita Duvall June 30, 2017 at 2:44 pm - Reply

    I have never tried to make a Quiche! This looks and sounds so good that I am going to try this recipe!

  61. Faith July 2, 2017 at 7:11 pm - Reply

    So easy and so delish!

  62. Margaret Appel July 3, 2017 at 8:26 pm - Reply

    Pinned your recipe to try at a later time. No cream, bacon, or pie crust in this house although I have everything else! Figures! I have an extra pack of spinach because I made spinach lasagna the other night. Love quiches!

  63. Sue E July 6, 2017 at 11:25 am - Reply

    I’ve only had quiche a couple of times in my life. One time I liked it and the other I did not. The one I liked had spinach and mushrooms in it.
    So I know I would like this mushroom and bacon quiche recipe!! Two ingredients I love!
    Thank you for sharing!

  64. Barbara Mayes July 7, 2017 at 5:29 pm - Reply

    this sounds absolutely amazing! I am going to try a gluten free version of this recipe. make it my own! 🙂 I saw at our local whole foods that they sell gluten free bake your own crusts now!

  65. tammy August 18, 2017 at 10:19 am - Reply

    I cant wait to try this recipe! It looks delicious. Thank you for sharing it!

  66. tammy August 19, 2017 at 9:31 am - Reply

    This recipe will be perfect for tonight. I can already smell it cooking! Im writing up the list of ingredients now.

  67. Amy Green September 2, 2017 at 2:35 am - Reply

    This recipe reminds me of the quiches that my grandmother and auntie used to make. Such fond memories of get-togethers. I have never tried it before with bacon, so this will make for a fun variation.

  68. Sarah September 6, 2017 at 8:17 am - Reply

    This looks delicious!

  69. kate g September 9, 2017 at 3:08 am - Reply

    I usually make a ham and swiss cheese quiche, but I’m up for some adventure, this sounds good and certainly easy enough.

  70. Maria Appleby September 12, 2017 at 6:28 pm - Reply

    We make quiche often Spring through Fall because we buy an “egg share” from a local farm (we pick eggs up every Saturday April through October). Your bacon/spinach recipe looks easy and yummy! Thank you for sharing it here.

  71. Alberta Gentleman September 13, 2017 at 10:35 am - Reply

    I love spinach! I would love this!

  72. James Robert September 15, 2017 at 6:20 am - Reply

    I just had to pin so I can try this. I never tried making one and thought they may be difficult to make but this isn’t bad at all and looks delicious.

  73. Shane A September 18, 2017 at 9:45 am - Reply

    This is a great recipe! I’ve made something similar before, but never thought of adding bacon!

  74. John H. September 27, 2017 at 11:47 pm - Reply

    I would like to try this recipe. I think that this would be great.

  75. Alice F October 15, 2017 at 1:52 pm - Reply

    I love quiche! This recipe is different from my old stand by recipe, so I have to try this.

  76. Dorothy Boucher November 3, 2017 at 11:44 am - Reply

    This looks delicious! I should treat myself and make one for me, I know hubby won’t eat it but I would.

  77. gloria patterson November 3, 2017 at 4:07 pm - Reply

    I am a big fan of quiche and this one looks and sounds good.

    Sometimes I just do a dump quiche a little bit of this and a little bit of that nice way to get rid of those leftovers.

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