If one of your traditions for Mother’s Day is making breakfast in bed for mom, here is an easy quiche recipe that you can make ahead of time.  To make the process even easier you could use a pre-made crust instead of making your own.  However, this crust recipe looks pretty easy.  Visit Savory Spice Shop Franklin on Main Street in downtown  Franklin to find the spices mentioned in this recipe and for other recipes inspirations.

Ingredients

For crust:

6 oz. flour
4 oz. unsalted butter
2 oz. cold water
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
For filling:

 For Filling:

9 eggs
2 cups heavy cream
2 cups Italian cheese, shredded
1 lb. bacon, cooked and chopped
3 Tbsp. French Style Bouquet Garni
1/2 cup freeze-dried shallots
2 tsp. grey sea salt
1 cup fresh baby spinach
Directions

For crust: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine flour and salt. Cut butter into flour until all butter is in pea-sized balls. Add water and knead into a ball. Cover with plastic and refrigerate for 1 hour. Roll out dough on a floured surface until 1/8-inch thick. Place dough in pie pan, removing excess dough around edges. Prick pie crust all over with a fork to vent. Bake for 12 min. Set aside.

For filling: Whisk together eggs, cream, shallots, French Bouquet Garni and grey sea salt until smooth. Place bacon, cheese and spinach in bottom of prepared pie crust. Fill with egg mixture, making sure spinach is submerged. Bake for 60 to 70 min., or until filling is set and slightly browned.

Yields

8 servings

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