A nice change from the traditional crust of a quiche, this potato crusted quiche is very easy to make and so delicious will be a favorite in your family.
Summer has come and gone. Before I knew it, I’m already buying school supplies for my baby girl, sorting though the closet to see what clothes still fit her and which ones need to be put away. She grew so fast! It seems like yesterday we were doing a happy dance in the living room as soon as she took her first steps, the same living room she’s now riding her bike in.
Where did time fly? I have no idea. There are days that go by so fast I realize it’s dinner time and I hardly had time to finish my breakfast. We’re out and about all day, doing chores around the house, getting together we friends.
Dinner time has become more of a “whatever I can make the fastest”. Lots of times it was just a toss salad, other times a veggie omelet and of course, there are times when I put a little effort into making dinner.
This potato crusted quiche may sound like I put a lot of time and effort into it, but the truth is it comes together in no time and it’s pretty effortless.
Since there’s no need to wait for the crust to be ready, you cut on the prep time.
Simply start by shredding the potatoes (squeeze out as much liquid as possible) and mix them with crumbled bacon. I love the mixture of bacon and potatoes! Actually the salt in bacon is exactly what the creamy potato needs to bring it to the next level. Cook the potato crust for about 3 minutes in a hot cast iron skillet. I actually saved the bacon fat and used it to grease the pan but you can use olive oil if you prefer.
In a small bowl combine some smoked cheddar cheese (yes, I have a thing for smoked cheddar cheese), eggs, small diced ham and green onions. Pour over the potato crust and bake in a hot oven for 20 minutes.
40 minutes is all it takes to make this potato crusted quiche. Just like that you have made yourself a fabulous meal perfect for dinner or lunch!
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