Quiche with Spinach and Ham

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5 from 14 votes
Quiche with Spinach and Ham is one of the most versatile dishes. It can be served for parties, brunch, lunch, dinner and of course, breakfast. It is so creamy and silky and delicious.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes
with ham and spinach in a whit pie dish.

Quiche with Spinach and Ham is one of the most versatile dishes. It can be served for parties, brunch, lunch, dinner and of course, breakfast. It is so creamy and silky and delicious.

 Quiche with ham and spinach in a whit pie dish.

This Quiche with spinach and ham is the perfect pie to serve anytime of day. It can be served hot or cold and with this flaky pastry crust and savory filling it is so delicious.

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What We Love About This Quiche Recipe

This Ham and Spinach quiche can be made ahead of time and served either hot or cold and has a delicious custard base. Who invented quiche? The French may quickly come to mind, however, it was actually the Germans who invented this pastry. Find out more here.

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  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb, meat free, dairy free, etc…
  • Makes Great Leftovers: So many things you can do like…
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Ingredient Notes for Spinach and Ham Quiche

  • Deep Dish Pie Crust: thawed. Premade from the freezer section.
  • Butter: However, you can use olive oil if you prefer.
  • Spinach: Five cups of spinach, baby spinach is a great choice.
  • Eggs: Large eggs are used in this recipe.
  • Cheddar Cheese: Or any of your favorite cheeses or blends.
  • Seasoning: House Seasoning Blend or a mixture of garlic powder, white pepper and salt.
Ham, Spinach and Cheese Quiche ingredients

Equipment Needed for Fresh Spinach Quiche

How to Make Spinach Ham Quiche

These are the basic steps for making recipe for a spinach quiche. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

STEP 1: PREP

First, preheat oven to 350 F then use a fork to make small pricks all over the pie dough and then bake for 8 minutes. Next, in a large skillet, heat the butter or oil over medium heat add the spinach and stir occasionally until completely wilted. Remove from heat.

STEP 2: MIX EGGS

Then in a large bowl, beat together the eggs, milk and heavy cream, beat in the seasoning. Stir in the cooked spinach, cheese and ham.

STEP 3: BAKE

Finally, pour the mixture into your pre-baked pie shell and place on a cookie sheet to prevent oven spills. Lastly, place quiche in the oven and continue baking for 25-35 minutes, until eggs are completely cooked through.

Prep and Storage Tips

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

This recipe is pretty quick, however, you can actually prepare the ingredients ahead of time and store in an airtight container or make and bake the quiche and wrap well with plastic wrap or aluminum foil and store in the fridge until ready to serve.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store in an airtight container so that it stays fresh.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

A cooked spinach quiche can be frozen for up to three months. Do not thaw when ready to serve.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Reheat in the oven at 325 degrees F for about 20 minutes or until heated through.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Certainly you can make this recipe healthier. Try a low fat ham, use more vegetables and try a low fat cheese. Eggbeaters or egg whites can also be used.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT VEGETABLES?

Of course, mushrooms, onions, or whatever you like can be added to the egg mixture.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED?

Indeed, double the recipe and place in your pie dish, tart pan or pie plate and freeze one.

WHY IS MY QUICHE DRY?

Of course, no one likes a dry or unset quiche so here are a few recommendations. So below are a few tips you can utilize.
* Use the exact ratios of milk and eggs to get a truly creamy filing. Use Large eggs for this recipe.
*Less is more, Do not over fill your pie. It will take away from the custard and may fall apart.
*Test the doneness of your quiche by placing a knife in the center, if it comes out clean it is done. Remember a quiche should have a little jiggle.
*Remove any excess moisture from your ingredients to prevent a soggy bottom.

quiche with ham and spinach.

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two pie shells.
  • Fresh Herbs: Try a sprinkle of your favorite fresh herbs or fresh ground nutmeg.
  • Different Cheese: Absolutely, you can mix up your cheeses, try goat cheese, swiss cheese or gruyere is also wonderful.
  • Meat: Make a meatless version or try something like bacon in this recipe.

What to Serve with Quiche with Spinach and Ham

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with ham and spinach in a whit pie dish.
5 from 14 votes

Quiche with Spinach and Ham

Yield: 8 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes
Quiche with Spinach and Ham is one of the most versatile dishes. It can be served for parties, brunch, lunch, dinner and of course, breakfast. It is so creamy and silky and delicious.
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Ingredients

  • deep dish pie crust, thawed
  • 1 Tablespoon butter or oil
  • 5 cups spinach
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup ham, cut into small cubes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt, to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Use a fork to make small pricks all over the pie crust and then bake for 8 minutes.
  • In a large skillet, heat the butter or oil over medium heat.
  • Once butter is hot, add the spinach and stir occasionally until completely wilted. Remove from heat.
  • In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, milk and heavy cream. Beat in the seasoning.
  • Stir in the cooked spinach, cheese and ham.
  • Pour the mixture into your pre-baked pie shell and place on a cookie sheet to prevent oven spills.
  • Place quiche in the oven and continue baking for 25-35 minutes, until eggs are completely cooked through.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two pie shells.
  • Fresh Herbs: Try a sprinkle of your favorite fresh herbs or fresh ground nutmeg.
  • Different Cheese: Absolutely, you can mix up your cheeses, try goat cheese, swiss cheese or gruyere is also wonderful.
  • Meat: Make a meatless version or try something like bacon in this recipe.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 639mg | Potassium: 231mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2134IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 162mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Brunch, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: quiche

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5 thoughts on “Quiche with Spinach and Ham”

  1. 5 stars
    Scrumptious! This made an easy and delicious breakfast for supper meal this week. I served it with a fruit salad and I didn’t have a morsel of quiche leftover. I love when tasty can be easy, too. Thanks for the recipe!

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