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Dutch Oven Bacon Quiche

I used to think quiche was what you ate for a fancy breakfast meal, not something you would eat at your campsite. That logic all changed when I found a great quiche recipe, on lovetheoutdoors.com that had bacon in it. I am all about a great bacon breakfast at the campsite. I love using my dutch oven and adapted the recipe slightly and tried it out on our last camping trip. The dutch oven bacon quiche was certainly a success with the whole group and a very hearty meal for a our day outdoors.

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Dutch Oven Bacon Quiche

For this recipe I would definitely recommend using a 10 inch dutch oven, just because the crust is going to fit nicely in it. To keep the temperature around 350 degrees I used about 8 coals on the bottom and 13 coals on the lid.

To make this a super easy breakfast camping meal I did some of the chopping and prep work in the comforts of my home. Before you leave just cook up the bacon, crumble and put in a small container. Cut up your bell pepper and keep in a ziploc bag. You can even beat together the eggs, sour cream and seasonings and keep it in a ziploc bag, storing it in your cooler.

We found that this bacon quiche was super delicious and easy to make for a very filling breakfast!

Dutch Oven Bacon Quiche
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6

  • ½ package refrigerated pie crust
  • 1 lb package bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 cups shredded Colby and Monterey Jack cheese blend
  • 6 large eggs
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  1. Spray dutch oven well to coat. You can also use tin foil and spray with cooking spray. Fit pie crust into bottom of a 10-inch Dutch oven. Bake crust 5 minutes.
  2. Sprinkle bacon (reserve a little for garnish), bell pepper, and cheese evenly over crust.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk eggs and sour cream together. Whisk in salt and pepper.
  4. Pour over cheese and bacon mixture. Bake 40 minutes, or until center is set.
  5. Cut into wedges to serve. Garnish with chopped cooked bacon, if desired.

Love the Outdoors has some great recipes for camping, if you’re on the hunt for some delicious food, check them out here.
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