Butternut Squash, Bacon, Spinach & Goat Cheese Quiche

Chad Montano

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Rich, velvety and vibrant, this gourd-geous quiche is a piece of edible art! Squash, spinach, bacon and goat cheese are surrounded by egg and tucked into a flaky pastry crust for a flavor and texture combo your taste buds won’t soon forget. Make it the centerpiece at breakfast or brunch. Skip the sandwiches and serve it for lunch. Or abandon all norms and plate it for dinner. We promise, there won’t be any complaints! Top View Slice of Quiche on Plate | Vitacost Blog

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Butternut Squash, Bacon, Spinach & Goat Cheese Quiche

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 545.65 kcal
Author Chad Montano

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 cups butternut squash cut in small cubes
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 6 eggs beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 handful spinach roughly chopped
  • 4 oz. crumbled goat cheese divided
  • 1 pie crust

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 9” pie tin.
  2. In large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon. Remove from pan. Roughly chop.
  3. In same pan, cook onion and butternut squash 5 to 6 minutes, until squash becomes tender. Mix in garlic; continue cooking 1 minute.
  4. In large bowl, whisk together eggs, flour, salt, milk, pepper, baking powder, spinach, chopped bacon, squash, onions and 3 ounces cheese.
  5. In prepared pie pan, arrange crust. Pour in filling; top with remaining cheese. Bake 40 to 45 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean from center.

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Nutrition Facts
Butternut Squash, Bacon, Spinach & Goat Cheese Quiche
Amount Per Serving
Calories 545.65 Calories from Fat 303
% Daily Value*
Fat 33.72g52%
Saturated Fat 13.47g67%
Cholesterol 277.66mg93%
Sodium 1123.99mg47%
Potassium 573.53mg16%
Carbohydrates 38.65g13%
Fiber 2.98g12%
Sugar 5.2g6%
Protein 22.02g44%
Vitamin A 8233.34IU165%
Vitamin C 18.31mg22%
Calcium 197.56mg20%
Iron 3.7mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.