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These bacon-wrapped western quiche tarts make the perfect grab and go breakfast. Make them on Sunday and enjoy them all week. They check off all the savory flavor boxes on your taste buds and keep you full all day long.
This recipe and others can be found in the new keto book I co-authored with Rachel Gregory, a board-certified Nutrition Specialist, Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach.
She did all the hard work, and I helped with the fun part: the food! It’s called the 21-Day Ketogenic Diet Weight Loss Challenge: Recipes and Workouts for a Slimmer, Healthier You and it’s available for pre-order now if you’re looking for a more structured way to get into keto.
Bacon-Wrapped Western Quiche Tarts
Nut Free/Paleo/Dairy Free Option
Makes 12 tarts | 1.5 net carbs each
Per tart: 154 calories, 12g fat, 1.5g carb, 0g fiber, 10g protein
- 12 bacon slices
- 8 eggs
- 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
- 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 cup finely diced red bell pepper
- 1/4 cup finely diced green bell pepper
- 1/4 cup finely diced yellow onion
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
- Line each cup of a 12-cup muffin tin with a slice of bacon around the edges then bake for 10 minutes until browned but not crisp.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and cream.
- Add the Cheddar, red and green bell peppers, and onion and mix well.
- Pour the egg mixture into the bacon-lined muffin cups, filling each about three-quarters full.
- Bake for about 20-minutes until the muffins are golden brown and fully cooked.
- They should be spongy but not soft in the middle. Use a spoon to lift them up from the pan. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
Make it Paleo/Dairy-free: You can make this recipe without cream or cheese. Simply add two more eggs.
Variation Tip: Add flavorful mix-ins like crumbled sausage or diced pepperoni.
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