Cheese-and-Sausage Quiche

Cheese-and-Sausage Quiche Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Adapted from Carolina Cooking, this is great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It also reheats beautifully, so bake an extra and take it to a friend.


Makes 6 servings
Total time: 1 Hours

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 1 Hours


1 (1-lb.) package ground pork sausage
1/2 cup thinly sliced onion (about 1/4 medium onion)
1/3 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) freshly shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 (9-inch) frozen unbaked deep-dish piecrust shell
2 large eggs
1 cup evaporated milk
1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
3/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Brown sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 8 to 10 minutes or until sausage crumbles. Remove from skillet; reserve 1 Tbsp. drippings in skillet.

2. Sauté onion and bell pepper in hot drippings over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until tender. Stir together cheese, flour, sausage, onion, and bell pepper. Place piecrust shell on a baking sheet, and spoon mixture into piecrust.

3. Whisk together eggs and next 5 ingredients in a bowl until smooth; pour over sausage mixture.

4. Bake at 350° for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown and set.

Carolina Cooking, copyright 1990.,

Southern Living

April 2014
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