Breakfast Main Dishes

Sausage and Pepper Jack Quiche

I love quiche.  It’s breakfast food in pie form.  Not much is better than that.  Except maybe a gooey grilled cheese and creamy tomato soup.  But I digress from that tangent and turn to the topic at hand.

Quiche.

There are so many varieties and combinations you can come up with.  This is a great example.  As long as you have a great base recipe, the creativity is endless.  Hot pepper cheese gives this version a kick, while turkey sausage and scallions keep it grounded. White pepper and garlic salt come together to give it a couple extra layers of flavor.  Bake, and presto!  You’ve got a breakfast star on your hands.

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The question is this:  will you eat your breakfast pie for brunch or a recurring weekday meal?  You tell us!

Sausage and Pepper Jack Quiche

8 oz turkey sausage
1 premade pie crust
4 eggs
1 cup Milk
1 cup Pepper Jack Cheese, shredded
4 Scallions, cut at 1/4 to 1/2 inch thickness
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper

1.  If Pie crust is frozen, remove from freezer to thaw.

2.  Preheat oven to 375, and par-bake pie crust for 10 minutes.  Lower the oven temp to 350.

Pie crust Parbake

Parbake
3.  Brown the turkey sausage in a pan on medium to medium-high heat.

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4.  Set the sausage aside, on a plate lined with two paper towels.

Turkey Sausage
5.  Mix/whisk the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper in a large bowl and set aside.

Egg mixture Egg mixture Egg mixture
6.  Add the cheese, scallions, and sausage to the pie crust.

Green Onions Pepper Jack Cheese Add the cheese Add the green onionsAdd sausage
7.  Carefully pour the egg mixture into the pie crust.

Add egg mixture
8.  Bake at 350 for 40 minutes or until done. The eggs should be set.

Bake
Enjoy!

 

Sausage and Pepper Jack Quiche
Author: Simply Playful Fare
Ingredients
  • 8 oz turkey sausage
  • 1 premade pie crust
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Pepper Jack Cheese, shredded
  • 4 Scallions, cut at 1/4 to 1/2 inch thickness
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
Instructions
  1. If Pie crust is frozen, remove from freezer to thaw.
  2. Preheat oven to 375, and par-bake pie crust for 10 minutes.
  3. Lower the oven temp to 350.
  4. Brown the turkey sausage in a pan on medium to medium-high heat.
  5. Set the sausage aside, on a plate lined with two paper towels.
  6. Mix/whisk the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper in a large bowl and set aside.
  7. Add the cheese, scallions, and sausage to the pie crust.
  8. Carefully pour the egg mixture into the pie crust.
  9. Bake at 350 for 40 minutes or until done. The eggs should be set.
  10. Enjoy!
Serving size: 153 g Calories: 406 Fat: 27.4 g Carbohydrates: 22 g Protein: 17.8 g

Sausage and Pepper Jack Quiche Sausage and Pepper Jack Quiche Sausage and Pepper Jack Quiche

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