Slice of Quiche with Bacon on white plate

Quiche Lorraine

Bacon and Swiss cheese are the stars in this easy quiche lorraine recipe.
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Quiche Lorraine
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 175kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 1 9 inch pie crust
  • 1 egg white
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup cream or half and half or milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 pound bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 8 ounces shredded swiss cheese


Prepare Pie Crust

  • Roll out pastry dough into 1/4 inch thick circle and place into 9 inch pie pan.
  • Trim off excess pie dough and crimp edges using your fingers.
  • Brush bottom and sides of pie crust with egg white.

Prepare Bacon

  • Cook bacon in skillet until well browned. Drain bacon on paper towel lined plate. Once cool enough to handle, crumble into small pieces. 

Prepare Egg Mixture

  • Whisk or blend together eggs, cream, salt, pepper, and onion powder until light and fluffy. Gently tap out excess air bubbles.

Assemble and Bake Quiche Lorraine

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  •  Sprinkle quiche crust with prepared bacon and half the Swiss cheese.
  • Pour egg mixture over pie crust and sprinkle the remaining cheese over the egg mixture. 
  • Bake quiche at 375 degrees until eggs are set, about 35-40 minutes, checking on pie crust after 25 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Quiche Lorraine
Amount Per Serving
Calories 175 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 491mg 20%
Potassium 350mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 3.8%
Calcium 6.7%
Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.