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Macaroni & Cheese Quiche with Latticed Bacon

Three food favorites come together to create this fabulous dish. Mac 'n Cheese, Quiche and Crispy Bacon.
Course Casserole, Egg, Entree, Pasta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 6
Author Susie Gall

Ingredients

  • For Latticed-Bacon Top:
  • 12 slices bacon
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  • For Macaroni ‘n Cheese Quiche:
  • 1 pound macaroni cooked per package directions
  • 3 eggs slightly beaten
  • 2 cups cream or Half ‘n Half
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup Gruyere cheese shredded
  • ½ cup Swiss cheese shredded
  • ½ cup Cheddar Monterey Jack or Mexican blend cheese shredded
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon Bonnes Herbes Parisien Herb
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan grated
  • ½ sweet yellow onion diced and sautéed, optional

Instructions

  1. For Latticed-Bacon Top:
  2. Preheat oven to 400F and cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. On the parchment-lined baking sheet, place bacon slices side-by-side the same width as the casserole dish. Using more bacon strips, weave them in from top-to-bottom (follow the same method as making a lattice piecrust – HERE is a great tutorial:
  4. Bake until crispy 20-25 minutes, turning it over halfway through cooking time.
  5. Once the bacon is cooked through and crispy, remove it from the oven and place on a paper towel to drain. Reserve bacon grease for later use.
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  7. For Macaroni ‘n Cheese Quiche
  8. Preheat oven to 350F.
  9. Spray a 1½-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.
  10. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  11. Pour macaroni mixture into the casserole dish and place it in the oven.
  12. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes.
  13. Place latticed bacon on top and bake another 10-15 minutes or until mixture is set.
  14. If bacon begins to burn, loosely cover the dish with foil.
  15. Once the quiche is set, remove it from oven and let rest 5 minutes before serving.
  16. Enjoy!