11 August 2010

Bacon, Avocado, and Feta Quiche Recipe

It's about a week later than when I would have liked to post this... but better late than never, I say!

Last week at the Gervasi Vineyard Farmer's Market I met the lovely women at Capella Artisan Goat Cheese and bought two containers of their Kryoites Feta Cheese. Yum!
Anyways, as we were talking I mentioned that it would be perfect for my bacon, avocado, and feta quiche that I have made in the past. They encouraged me to give them the recipe and I told them that I would have to write it down. I basically had taken about 3 different recipes from the internet and made it my own. This time I documented my cooking!
Without further ado... Bacon, avocado, and feta quiche recipe!

Quiche Filling
4 Large Eggs
2 Tablespoons Dry White Wine
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1/4 Teaspoon Pepper
1 1/4 Cup Heavy Cream Scalded
1 Avocado
1/2 Pound Thick Sliced Bacon
4 Ounces Feta Cheese

The white wine I chose was not super dry. In fact, I just bought the Chardonnay/Sauvignon blend because it tasted good and I knew I would drink the rest of it with the meal!

Bacon and the really tasty feta from Capella.
I used a pre-made Marie Callendar crust, but I would say if you had a really amazing homemade crust recipe, use that!

Instructions1. Preheat oven to 375°
2. Cook bacon until it is well done and extra crispy
3. Crumble bacon and cut avocado and feta into small cubes and place at bottom of pastry shell
4. Mix eggs, white wine, salt, pepper and cream; pour over bacon, avocado, and feta in shell
5. Bake quiche at 375° for about 30 minutes (mine took a little more like 40 minutes)

I'm still trying to work out some little kinks... like this time around the bacon seemed to lose some of it's crispy texture. I'm wondering if I crumble it on top if maybe it'll stay better. Also, the cook time took a little longer than what I thought it did so I had to keep an eye on it until it firmed up.
Overall though it came out very good and paired nicely with a fresh cucumber salad and glass of white wine. My boys at up the whole quiche! Good thing I made two!

1 comment:

  1. Ashley...loved meeting you at Gervasi. So happy that you loved our Fresh Feta Goat Cheese. We will be sure to try your receipe at the Farmer's Market. Next week stop by for our creamy chevre...with a special twist!