Ham, Cheese and Spinach Quiche

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5 from 6 votes
Ham, Cheese and Spinach Quiche 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
Ham, Cheese and Spinach Quiche on a plaid blue tablecloth

Ham, Cheese and Spinach Quiche 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.

Ham, Cheese and Spinach Quiche on a plaid  blue tablecloth

Ham, Cheese and Spinach Quiche 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.

Ham, Cheese and Spinach Quiche Works

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.

How to Make Spinach Quiche Recipe – Step by Step 

  • Set Oven: First, preheat oven to 350F then use a fork to make small pricks all over the pie crust and then bake for 8 minutes.
  • Cook Spinach: 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake Quiche: 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.
Ingredients to make the spinach quiche

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Recommendations for Making Easy Quiche

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.
Easy Quiche with slice taken out

Can you Freeze your Egg Quiche

A cooked spinach quiche can be frozen for up to three months. Do not thaw when ready to serve. Reheat in the oven at 325 degrees F for about 20 minutes or until heated through.

Remember to use an air tight container to prevent freezer burn.


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Expert Tips for Making the Best Spinach Quiche 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 some fresh or fresh ground nutmeg
  • Different Cheese: Absolutely, you can mix up your cheeses, try goat cheese or gruyere is also wonderful.

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Ham, Cheese and Spinach Quiche on a plaid blue tablecloth

Ham, Cheese and Spinach Quiche

5 from 6 votes
Ham, Cheese and Spinach Quiche 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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Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

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 some fresh or fresh ground nutmeg
  • Different Cheese: Absolutely, you can mix up your cheeses, try goat cheese or gruyere is also wonderful.
 

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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