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Mini Ham & Cheese Quiches

We bake mini quiches for breakfast or brunch with ham and cheddar in muffin pans. Salad croutons replace the need for a crust. —Lois Enger, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup salad croutons
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup chopped fully cooked ham
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • Dash pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°. Divide croutons, cheese and ham among 12 greased muffin cups. In a large bowl, whisk remaining ingredients until blended. Divide egg mixture among prepared muffin cups.
  • Bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 15-20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before removing from pan. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 mini quiche: 107 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 328mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 8g protein.

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  • knollbrookcook
    Jan 21, 2021

    These tasted good but even with greasing my muffin pans, they were hard to get out of the pan and the clean-up was time consuming. In saying that, my pans are old and maybe with a different way of greasing the pans it would have been better. I will make these again.

  • JGa2595176
    Dec 30, 2017

    Made as directed for my family. It's an interesting recipe with the croutons. It's fast and tasty, and can be adapted to taste. Swap out ham for crumbled bacon or sliced breakfast sausage, use different shredded cheeses or spices).

  • Julie
    Aug 20, 2017

    Wonderful, recipe for easy little quiches, but the bake time is closer to 40 minutes.

  • gina.kapfhamer
    Feb 1, 2017

    A quick recipe that helps make my mornings-on-the-go so much easier! Making up a batch of these helps get me through my week and never miss a breakfast. To cut back a little on calories, I do sometimes leave out the croutons in this recipe, but it still tastes delicious. Also brought these as an "appetizer" for a brunch wedding shower and they were a big hit!

  • rena 55
    Mar 25, 2016

    It's great to be able to fix these and then put them in the freezer so we can grab them, warm them up and get out the door on those busy mornings. Tasty and easy!

  • DeboraLZ
    Dec 20, 2015

    I had dried bread dressing leftover from Thanksgiving and mixed it with melted butter and spices to use in lieu of croutons. These were really good, but they did take a few minutes longer to bake.

  • xxcskier
    Nov 13, 2015

    So easy and so tasty!! We all really enjoyed these and they also held up well for the next morning! This recipe is a keeper!!

  • i_like_pie
    Nov 2, 2015

    These were easy to make and tasted great. They freeze well for a quick breakfast.