Caramelized Onion and Bacon Quiche

Caramelized Onion and Bacon Quiche

  • Author: Lindsay Cola (Tippens)


This is an easy caramelized onion and bacon quiche recipe.  Perfect for weekend brunch with friends or even breakfast meal prep!  



  • 1 refrigerated pie crust, softened
  • 2 T butter
  • 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 5 slices of center cut bacon, cooked until crispy and chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 1 1/4 c shredded gryuere/swiss cheese blend (or 1 cup of each)
  • 5 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 c half & half
  • 1 tsp salt 
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  1. Heat butter over medium-low heat in a large nonstick skillet.
  2. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally for 45 minutes-1 hour, until they are golden brown and are caramelized; set aside. 
  3. Cook bacon in a cast iron skillet until crispy; transfer to a paper towel lined plate; set aside until they have cooled and then chop into bite-sized pieces. 
  4. Heat oven to 350°F. Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie plate as directed on box.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, half & half, salt, pepper, and garlic powder; set aside. 
  6. Layer caramelized onions, bacon, and cheese into the base of your crust.  Pour egg mixture over the top.
  7. Bake for 40-50 minutes, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.  Let rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.

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