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Broccoli Ham Quiche Recipe

Broccoli Ham Quiche Recipe

This rich ham and broccoli quiche is featured in a family cookbook I put together. My husband is proof that quiche can satisfy even a very healthy appetite. —Marilyn Day, North Fort Myers, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling Bake: 55 min. + standing YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1 unbaked deep-dish pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 cup diced fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh broccoli


  • 1. Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer. Cool on a wire rack while preparing filling.
  • 2. Toss cheeses with flour; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, onion and seasonings. Stir in the ham, broccoli and cheese mixture. Pour into prepared crust.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until set. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 269 calories, 17g fat (7g saturated fat), 140mg cholesterol, 408mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 14g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 6, 2017

"Excellent, l didn't precook the crust, l find this is not necessary when it bakes for an hour. I added some symbol and about 1 tsp of dry mustard. It made very good leftovers as well. Janet. VFE"

Reviewed Dec. 23, 2016

"I've just made this. I didn't use ham, thyme, or rosemary. I used a little finely diced white onion in place of green onion. I used 1/4c. less milk. I tripled the broccoli to 1.5c. and precooked it for 8 minutes in the microwave the night before. DON'T USE IT RAW! I can't imagine it getting cooked through. I didn't use a crust. I lined my 10" pie plate with nonstick foil and baked this for 55 minutes. I think it was done five or so minutes before. This is excellent and I'll use just half the amount of cheese next time!"

Reviewed Feb. 15, 2016

"It was fantastic!! I made mine in a 10.5 inch fluted quiche/tart pan. Used one of those premade boxed pie crusts which fit the pan perfectly. Did not grease pan, it didn't stick or overflow the pan. Since mine was in a larger, shallower pan, it only had to cook about 40 minutes. It was a huge hit with the entire family. Served it with a fruit salad for a complete meal."

Reviewed Dec. 11, 2014

"Yet another flawed recipe on this site. You must grease the foil or it will stick to the pastry. Also there is way too much liquid and it overflows when you fill the crust. I would cut the milk down to 3/4 to 1 cup."

Reviewed Sep. 30, 2014

"Even though I didn't make the crust and used 1/2 and 1/2 Creamo in place of milk, this was a very tasty quiche and I'd definitely make it again. I might add a bit more ham and broccoli the next time, but a keeper nonetheless."

Reviewed Jan. 7, 2014

"A great way to use some of the leftover Christmas or Easter ham."

Reviewed Dec. 29, 2013

"This is the most flavorful quiche I have ever made. I made it for a group of ladies and they raved over it. Love the spices in it! Delicious!"

Reviewed Aug. 7, 2013

"We'ew not big fans of rosemary, so I left that out. And I substituted some locally made cheddar. Very good! Also, I made extra filing and baked some quiche muffins, which were a great breakfast the next morning. Going to try with asparagus instead of broccoli next time."

Reviewed Apr. 16, 2013

"So I am not a good cook--I hardly ever make anything that doesn't come out of a box or my freezer. But I wanted a quiche. This one was DELICIOUS. It took much longer to cook than it said in the recipe, but I imagine that's probably a fault of my oven. It still came out great. Love the herbs added to it, mmm."

Reviewed Apr. 11, 2013

"I tried this recipe last night with some leftover ham. Since I did not have all of the required ingredients, these are my substitutions: Cheddar in place of the mozzarella, frozen broccoli rather than fresh, heavy cream in place of the milk and I omitted the rosemary, not having any available. I thought this was very good and will definitely make this again. It is a wonderful use of extra ham and a welcome change from a casserole, simple ham and eggs or the ever-popular ham sandwich."

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