Easy mushroom and bacon crustless quiche recipe

Posted on March 11th, 2016

This easy mushroom and bacon crustless quiche is perfect for a light lunch. Serve it with a side salad and sautéed mushrooms on the side.

Mushroom and bacon crustless quiche

*Serves: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 5ml olive oil
  • 200g portabella mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ red pepper, sliced
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • 80g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 60g bacon, chopped
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2ml pepper
  • ½ punnet baby button mushrooms, sautéed
  • Fresh summer salad to serve.

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a 3cm by 22cm ceramic quiche dish.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the mushroom, bacon and garlic. Add the red pepper and onion. Sauté, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Remove from heat. Spoon the mixture over the base of the prepared dish. Top with feta.
  3. Whisk the eggs and milk in a jug. Season with pepper. Pour the egg mixture over the feta in the quiche dish. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until browned and just set. Let it stand for 10 minutes. Cut into wedges.
  4. Serve with the baby button mushrooms as well as a fresh summer salad and olive oil and balsamic vinegar dressing.

Cooks tip: to reduce the sodium content replace the feta cheese with ricotta cheese.

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