Butternut Squash and Bacon Quiche Recipe

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Gregory Ward Modified: March 25, 2022
Butternut Squash and Bacon Quiche Recipe

How To Make Butternut Squash and Bacon Quiche

This bacon quiche is a seasonal dish favorite made with butternut squash, arugula, and lots of bacon baked until crispy or golden brown.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1pie crust,homemade or store-bought
  • 3bacon slices,diced
  • 2cupsbutternut squash,chopped
  • 1white onion,chopped, small
  • 1garlic clove,minced
  • 6eggs,whisked
  • ¾cupmilk
  • 3tbspflour
  • ½tspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • tspblack pepper
  • 3fresh arugula,whole or roughly chopped
  • 4ozgorgonzola,crumbled, or blue or feta cheese or any cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Lay prepared pie crust in an ungreased pie plate. Bake for 5 minutes then set aside.

  3. Cook bacon in a large saute pan over medium-high heat until crispy, stirring occasionally. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon, leaving grease in the pan.

  4. Add butternut squash and onion and saute for 8 to 10 minutes or until the onions are translucent and the squash is tender. Add garlic and saute for an additional minute. Remove from heat.

  5. In a separate large bowl, whisk together eggs, flour, baking powder, milk, salt, and black pepper.

  6. Stir in the sauteed vegetables, arugula, cheese, and cooked bacon, and stir until well combined.

  7. Transfer the quiche filling into the crust and use a spoon to smooth the surface. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

  8. Quiche will rise while baking but should settle back down once you remove it from the oven.

  9. Remove from the oven and allow the quiche to rest for at least 5 minutes. Slice and serve warm.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 225.01kcal
  • Fat: 13.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.89g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.81g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.36g
  • Fiber: 1.96g
  • Sugar: 3.09g
  • Protein: 8.71g
  • Cholesterol: 93.38mg
  • Sodium: 384.19mg
  • Calcium: 200.48mg
  • Potassium: 411.62mg
  • Iron: 1.70mg
  • Vitamin A: 252.30µg
  • Vitamin C: 14.22mg

How To Make Butternut Squash and Bacon Quiche

This bacon quiche is a seasonal dish favorite made with butternut squash, arugula, and lots of bacon baked until crispy or golden brown.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1pie crust,homemade  or store bought
  • 3bacon slices,diced
  • 2cupsbutternut squash,chopped
  • 1white onion,chopped, small
  • 1garlic clove,minced
  • 6eggs,whisked
  • ¾cupmilk
  • 3tbspflour
  • ½tspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • tspblack pepper
  • 3fresh arugula,whole or roughly chopped
  • 4ozgorgonzola,crumbled, blue or feta cheese or any cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Lay prepared pie crust in an ungreased pie plate. Bake for 5 minutes then set aside.

  3. Cook bacon in a large saute pan over medium-high heat until crispy, stirring occasionally. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon, leaving grease in the pan.

  4. Add butternut squash and onion and saute for 8 to 10 minutes or until the onions are translucent and the squash is tender. Add garlic and saute for an additional minute. Remove from heat.

  5. In a separate large bowl, whisk together eggs, flour, baking powder, milk, salt, and black pepper.

  6. Stir in the sauteed vegetables, arugula, cheese, and cooked bacon, and stir until well combined.

  7. Transfer the quiche filling into the crust and use a spoon to smooth the surface. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

  8. Quiche will rise while baking but should settle back down once you remove it from the oven.

  9. Remove from the oven and allow the quiche to rest for at least 5 minutes. Slice and serve warm.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 225.01kcal
  • Fat: 13.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.89g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.81g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.36g
  • Fiber: 1.96g
  • Sugar: 3.09g
  • Protein: 8.71g
  • Cholesterol: 93.38mg
  • Sodium: 384.19mg
  • Calcium: 200.48mg
  • Potassium: 411.62mg
  • Iron: 1.70mg
  • Vitamin A: 252.30µg
  • Vitamin C: 14.22mg
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