Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Quiche

Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Quiche

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF), who often need additional calories to help meet their nutritional needs.

This dish can be eaten for any meal of the day. And it freezes well!

Prep time: 60 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF (218ºC).
  2. Whisk eggs and cream in a medium mixing bowl until well blended.
  3. Stir cheese into egg mixture.
  4. Sprinkle bacon over pie crust.
  5. Pour egg mixture over bacon.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 325ºF (162ºC) and bake for approximately 35 minutes longer. Quiche is finished cooking when a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  7. Let the quiche cool for a few minutes before cutting.

Serves: 6

Serving size: 1/6 of pie

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
577 calories
23 g protein
48 g fat
723 mg sodium
209 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
You can use a variety of different cheeses. Try adding some vegetables, such as onions or spinach.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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Related Resources
Web SiteNational Center for Nutrition and Dietetics Offering nutrition information, resources, and access to registered dietitians.
OrganizationCystic Fibrosis Foundation This organization offers information about the illness, public policy, clinical trials and local chapters.
OrganizationBoomer Esiason Foundation This former NFL quarterback has a personal interest in CF - his son has the disease - and has created this foundation to help find a cure.
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