Leek, Mushroom and Bacon Quiche

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  • Total Time: 0 hrs 45 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 0 hrs 20 mins
  • Makes: 6 to 8

A perfect weekend breakfast for a crowd, this bacon, leek and mushroom quiche yields a powerhouse of flavor!

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder organic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fine Sea Salt 7oz
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper black fine grind org
  • 1 store-bought or homemade pie crust
  • 6 to 8 strips bacon, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 to 3 large leeks, washed and sliced
  • 1/2 pound baby bella mushrooms, washed, stems removed and sliced
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

    1. Heat oven to 375 degrees. 2. Roll out the crust and crimp into a 9-inch pie pan. Place in oven and pre-bake for 10 minutes. Remove and set aside.

    3. In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté bacon until done and crisp. Transfer to a bowl, drain off most of the bacon grease and return pan to stovetop. Add olive oil followed by leeks. Sauté leeks for 5 to 6 minutes, until soft and browning. Add mushrooms and sauté for 3 to 4 mushrooms, until tender. Add bacon back to pan, then remove from heat and set aside. 4. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Prepare quiche by sprinkling mushroom mixture into crust, then pour egg mixture over top. Sprinkle evenly with cheese.

    5. Bake quiche for 45 to 55 minutes, until top is lightly brown and quiche does not jiggle when shaken. Remove, let cool for 5 minutes, then slice and serve.

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