Crustless Spinach Quiche
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min.
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
- 2/3 cup finely chopped fully cooked ham
- 5 large eggs
- 3 cups shredded Muenster or Monterey Jack cheese
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- In a large skillet, saute onion and mushrooms in oil until tender. Add spinach and ham; cook and stir until the excess moisture is evaporated. Cool slightly. Beat eggs; add cheese and mix well. Stir in spinach mixture and pepper; blend well. Spread evenly into a greased 9-in. pie plate or quiche dish. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
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Nutrition Facts1 piece: 251 calories, 18g fat (10g saturated fat), 164mg cholesterol, 480mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein.
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Jan 21, 2019
Excellent recipe!! Per some other reviews, I did use 8 eggs and 1/2 cup milk. I used 3 cups of whatever cheeses I had on hand. Will gladly keep this in my brunch food rotation!
Jan 18, 2019
My go-to recipe! I take to a ladies' pickers circle and it is always eaten, with comments like, can I take some home? I use less spinach, add other chopped veggies on hand and add a 1/2 cup of milk. Texture was too dense the first time I made it . Any cheese will do. Thanks!
Jan 6, 2019
I've been making this recipe for many years - delicious. You can add cream cheese too. So good.
Jan 5, 2019
Awesome recipe! I made once as written. Delish! The second time I made it, I modified slightly, as this recipe is perfect for enhancing or customizing to suit your taste - or in my case, clean out the fridge! The second one, I doubled the spinach, added 2 cloves of finely minced fresh garlic, a hint of nutmeg, 2 skinny carrots diced thin, Canadian bacon, only 4 eggs, and used up some odd bits of cream cheese, Colby and Monterey Jack. Rest of the recipe remained the same. Very good with a slightly different flavor profile. Wish I could post a photo!
Dec 27, 2018
I have been making quiches for many years and often take them to potluck events. I have been trying to cut back on carbs, so I thought I'd try making one that is crustless. Of course I came to TOH to see if someone else had already had success with that. I found this recipe which is similar to one of my full crust versions, so I decided to give it a try. I absolutely LOVED the taste and texture. I have now made it twice - the first time as written, and the second time using 8 slices cooked and diced bacon instead of ham, and subbing 1 1/2 cups pepper jack cheese plus 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese for the cheese listed. Great base recipe that lends itself well to tweaking. This is a keeper! Lynne German, Volunteer Field Editor
Dec 19, 2018
Easy to made. Get compliments every time it is served.
Oct 31, 2018
Love this recipe. I substitute the frozen spinach fir fresh and sauté it with the rest of the vegetables. I also add cut grape tomatoes.
Oct 17, 2018
Made this last night. So easy and yummy. Made with fresh spinach
Jun 27, 2018
I thought the egg mixture was too thick, so I added another seven (!) eggs, a couple of splashes of skim milk and fat-free half and half, and divided it into two pie plates. I don't know what it would be like as originally written, but it was really good the way I altered it!
Jun 20, 2018
I made this tonight. Oh. My. Goodness. I didn't have time to shop, so I used a few previous reviewer's suggestions. I used fresh baby spinach instead of frozen, I used one cup of Monterey Jack cheese, and two cups of pepper jack cheese. I substituted 6 slices of bacon (chopped and cooked) for the ham. When I told my husband we were having crustless quiche for dinner, his face just fell. "We are?", he asked with great disappointment. Then. he tasted it. We both absolutely LOVED it! I had a slice, but he ate the rest of it! The pepper jack cheese was the perfect amount of heat and flavor and the vegetables blended beautifully. It has been a very long time since I tried a new recipe and didn't start finding fault with it the minute I tasted it. This was absolutely DELICIOUS and looked EXACTLY like your picture. I can't wait to WOW guests with this incredibly impressive and tasty new dish!