Bacon and Cheddar Quiche

Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs
  • 8 oz cottage cheese
  • 6 oz sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 5-6 slices cooked bacon, chopped
  • 6-8 sheets phyllo dough, thawed according to package directions

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Brush a sheet of phyllo pastry with butter and fit into the bottom of a greased 9" pie dish or springform pan with the ends hanging over the side. Repeat with the remaining sheets placing them on top. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl beat together the eggs and cottage cheese.
  4. Stir in the bacon and cheddar cheese.
  5. Pour the egg mixture into the prepared pan and cover with foil.
  6. Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes.
  7. Remove the foil and bake at 300 degrees for 30 more minutes or until the egg is set. 
  8. This is delicious served warm out of the oven or cold the next day. It reheats well in the microwave too!

* You can substitute the bacon and cheddar for any combination of veggies, ham and cheese or even cooked apples would be delicious.

**Pie crust can be substituted for the phyllo dough


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