This recipe is loaded with gooey cheese and smoked flavour for a hearty breakfast or brunch. A smoked cheese can be used in place of Cheddar as well.

Cook time: 50 minutes

Yield: Serves 6-8

 

Ingredients

  • 8 breakfast sausages
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup half and half cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 19 inch pre-baked pie shell
  • Bradley Flavor Bisquettes – Apple or Cherry

Directions

For smoking breakfast sausage:

  1. Place the breakfast sausages, side by side on smoker racks or magic mats, making sure they are not touching each other.
  2. Start up the smoker, using wood bisquettes of choice (apple or cherry works very well!). Bring the smoker up to a temperature of 250°F.
  3. Place the breakfast sausages in the smoker and cook until the internal temperature reaches 160°F, the time can vary based on the thickness and size of the sausages. Usually, it can take from 2 to 3 hours.

For the quiche

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Slice smoked sausages into 1/2 inch chunks.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream, salt and pepper. Stir in the smoked breakfast sausage and grated cheddar.
  4. Pour the egg mixture in the pre-baked pie shell. Make sure the filling is evenly spread in the pie shell.
  5. Place in the oven and bake for 50 minutes, or until the filling is set.
  6. Remove from the oven and let rest for 5-10 minutes. Slice and serve.