Sausage Quiche is a staple brunch recipe that is frequently overlooked and underappreciated. However, this meal isn’t only for brunch! Sausage Quiche will steal the show at your next lunch, dinner, Easter dinner, baby shower, tea party, and many other occasions! It is a cinch to prepare and will quickly become a crowd favorite! You just stumbled upon your newest go-to meal!
Easy to Prepare! Quick to Devour!
This scrumptious recipe is one of my favorites since it uses minimal ingredients while still providing enough of protein, a creamy custard, and a flaky crust. The luscious filling in this dish, combined with the crunchy crust, creates a flavor combination that never fails to satisfy! Thus, this easy Sausage Quiche has all of the allure of an omelette, minus the hassle, making it a quick and delectable savory pie.
Why Is It called Quiche?
Guess what!! Quiche means incredibly attractive or completely seductive- which is what this Sausage Quiche is all about! The word ‘quiche’ also comes from the German word ‘Kuchen’ meaning ‘cake.’ Subsequently, the French improved the recipe and dubbed it Lorraine. The Lorraine’s original recipe called for an open pie with a filling of egg, cream custard, and sausage or bacon.
A Perfect Texture for a Perfect Sausage Quiche!
Sausage Quiche is a type of egg pie. But “egg pie” doesn’t exactly scream “delicious,” does it? So, let’s speak about the texture of a flawless quiche, like the one I’m about to show you how to prepare! The ideal quiche is creamy and soft, and beautifully complement the sausages’ texture. Although each forkful is undoubtedly rich, the mouthfeel is light and delicate.
A Savory Brunch is All You Need Right Now!
Quiche V.S. Frittata
The fact that a quiche is baked slowly in a savory pie shell is perhaps the most evident distinction. A frittata, on the other hand, has no crust and cooks faster. A quiche can handle more cream than a frittata, since the crust provides some support.
Tips and Tricks For Your Sausage Quiche!
It can be prepared ahead of time and warmed by piece. So bake an extra, and take it to a friend!
To reheat an entire quiche in the oven, follow these steps: Preheat the oven to 325°F. Cover loosely with foil and bake for 10-15 minutes, or until well heated.
You can use whichever type of cheese you like in this recipe, depending on what you have on hand and what flavor you want.
Serve the quiche at room temperature for breakfast or lunch with chopped fresh tomatoes or fruits. Pair it with a side of salad or soup for lunch.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you use too many eggs in the custard, the quiche will be chewy and stiff when baked. And if you use too few, the custard will not set.
Waiting for 10 to 20 minutes before slicing, will help you get better firm pieces.
Although blind baking is not essential for this Sausage Quiche, it does help in avoiding a soggy bottom by firming up the crust before adding the inside.
Quiche should be consumed within 3-4 days of being refrigerated; although it can be stored for at least 3-4 months.
Minimal Ingredients Make a Supreme Pie!
The Ingredients You Will Need
- Uncooked pie crust
- Tennessee Pride sausage
- Heavy Whipping Cream
- Kraft Shredded Triple Cheese
How to Prepare the Perfect Sausage Quiche?
Start by cooking the sausage until it is brown, then drain the grease.
Next, place the sausage at the bottom of the pie crust. Add half of the cheese on top of sausage.
Now beat the eggs and the whipping cream together.
Then, pour the egg mixture on top and add the remaining cheese on top.
Bake on 350 ℉ for 45 minutes.
Enjoy cooking, serving, and devouring an irresistible Sausage Quiche!
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- 9 inch Uncooked pie crust
- 1 roll Tennessee Pride sausage
- 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
- 2 Eggs
- 1½ cups Kraft Shredded Triple Cheese
- Cook the sausage until it is brown and then drain the grease.
- Place the sausage at the bottom of the pie crust.
- Add half of the cheese on top of sausage.
- Now beat the eggs and the whipping cream together.
- Pour the egg mixture on top and add the remaining cheese on top.
- Bake on 350 ℉ for 45 minutes.
- Enjoy cooking, serving, and devouring an irresistible Sausage Quiche