Classic Quiche Lorraine
60 min
1 hr 40 min



1 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks

3 to 4 tablespoons cold water


8 slices crisply cooked bacon, crumbled

1/3 cup chopped onion

4 (1 cup) ounces shredded Swiss cheese

2 cups Land O Lakes® Half & Half

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Dash of hot pepper sauce, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt in bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in enough water with fork; just until flour is moistened. Shape dough into a ball; flatten slightly.

  3. STEP 3

    Roll out dough on lightly floured surface into 12-inch circle. Fold into quarters. Carefully place pastry into ungreased 9-inch glass pie pan. Carefully unfold pastry, pressing firmly against bottom and sides of pie pan. Trim crust to 1/2 inch from edge of pan. Crimp or flute edge.

  4. STEP 4

    Sprinkle bacon onto crust; top with onion and cheese. Combine all remaining filling ingredients in bowl; beat with whisk until well mixed. Pour over cheese in pan.

  5. STEP 5

    Bake 40-45 minutes or until center is set. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

Tip #1

- To save preparation time, use a refrigerated prepared pie crust.

Tip #2

- If edges are browning too quickly, cover with strips of aluminum foil.

Tip #3

- Roll out crust pastry on floured surface. Use rolling pin to roll out dough, slide metal spatula under dough to loosen, adding more flour under dough if sticking.


32Fat (mg)
210Cholesterol (mg)
640Sodium (mg)
22Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
18Protein (g)


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  May 06, 2016

love this quiche

— says marie
  April 21, 2016

Looks easy and delicious

— says Renee
  June 18, 2013

Outstanding!! I make 3 at a time and freeze one tart for later; freezes well.

— says Cathy
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