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Easy Ham and Cheese Quiche Recipe

Change up breakfast with our easy ham and cheese quiche recipe. Enjoy this flaky pie crust filled with a cheesy, ham and egg mixture.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time43 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best quiche recipe, Family breakfast recipe, Ham and cheese breakfast recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 343kcal

Equipment

  • Small Saucepan
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Whisk
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • ½ yellow onion minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup half and half
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup shredded swiss cheese divided
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 2 cups cooked diced ham
  • 1 9 inch deep dish frozen pie crust (thawed)
  • Fresh Parsley (optional garnish)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a saucepan over medium-high heat, cook butter and onion for 2-3 minutes or until onion is clear.
  • Add minced garlic and sauté for 1 more minute; remove from heat.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, half and half, salt and pepper until well combined.
  • Fold in 3/4 cup Swiss cheese, 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, ham and cooked onion.
  • Pour mixture into thawed pie crust and place on a baking sheet.
  • Top quiche with remaining cheese.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until set.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.

Notes

Here are a few of my favorite ingredients to add to quiche:
  1. Ground sausage
  2. Chopped broccoli 
  3. Shredded carrots
  4. Chopped peppers
  5. Bacon bits

Nutrition

Calories: 343kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 652mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 524IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 273mg | Iron: 1mg