Chicken Spinach Quiche Recipe
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Chicken Spinach Quiche Recipe

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This delicious quiche features chicken, spinach and cheddar cheese, but you can use Swiss cheese if you'd like. Field editor Barbara McCalley of Allison Park, Pennsylvania shares the recipe and notes, "This quiche is easy to prepare and cuts beautifully."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 396 calories, 31g fat (9g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 440mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.


  1. Sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese into the pastry shell. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, 1/2 cup spinach, onion and remaining cheese (save remaining spinach for another use). Spoon into pastry shell. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, mayonnaise, salt and pepper; pour over the chicken mixture.
  2. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 15 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Spinach Quiche in Taste of Home June/July 2003, p8

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angela32 User ID: 3084463 253186
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2016

"I made this last night. I made two changes...I used broccoli instead of spinach, because I already had it in my freezer and I made it crustless. It was very good."

bmbadgley User ID: 3904867 221935
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2015

"After reading the reviews, I skipped the mayo, used 4 eggs, added some hot pepper flakes and Italian seasoning. Since I had a deep dish pie crust, I increased the chicken to 2 cups. Using the convection function on my oven, this turned out beautifully browned and the family loved it. Will definitely make again!"

conjeannieal User ID: 8027748 63455
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2014

"I substituted broccoli for the spinach, cut back (just a little) on the mayo and used a combination of milk and half and half for the rest of the liquid. I also added a little Italian seasoning and cayenne pepper for additional flavor. My kids were sure they weren't going to like they had seconds just to be sure. : ) Delicious!"

suz12345 User ID: 7430425 63452
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2014

"how much chicken? don't see it on the list of ingredients"

kbrambl User ID: 5857586 54943
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2013

"This has been a favorite for a few years now. I found it in the 2004 annual recipe book. I have tried it many ways, substituting ham, broccoli, zucchini, adding mushrooms, bell peppers, different cheeses. More eggs, less mayo. It always come out great and we love having leftovers."

jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 55074
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2013

"This quiche baked to a golden brown and looked so pretty. It was delicious (and I just realized that I forgot to put the cheese on the bottom. )"

Joscy User ID: 2694585 55219
Reviewed May. 30, 2013

"OMGoodness, we *love* quiche. This has already become one of our favorites. YUM! J."

Momma Rach User ID: 6788914 205567
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2012

"This was so good! I can't wait til I'm hungry again so I can eat my leftover slice :)"

bonafortuna User ID: 6606681 87496
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2012

"This is a GREAT recipe. I double the spinach and eggs, but other than that leave it the same."

vewebber58 User ID: 998755 54939
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2012

"Great recipe! Tastes great, and is easy to put together. I may try just making the filling sometime and not put it in a crust......I'm always on the look-out for lower carb dishes for my boyfriend, who is losing weight by cutting down on carbs. Another great recipe from Barbara McCalley, whose chicken and mushroom dish is on my list of favorites!"

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