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Ham and Cheese Quiche

This Ham and Cheese Quiche recipe is a flavorful version of the brunch menu staple. A mixture of cheesy eggs, ham and seasonings are baked in a pie crust for an easy quiche that’ll impress any brunch guest!

If you’re a meat lover, try our Spinach and Sausage Quiche too! Need a vegetarian option? This meatless Veggie Quiche is packed with color and flavor!

Slice of ham and cheese quiche on a white plate.

Why This Quiche is Best

Making quiche is so easy. It’s a go to dinner when nothing else has been planned.

  • We love how easy it is to make Ham and Cheese Quiche! It takes just a few minutes to mix everything together and pour it over the pie crust before baking.
  • Two kinds of cheese add extra cheesy flavor to the savory egg custard at the center.
  • Perfect use of leftover ham. Save your leftover Easter Ham to make quiche the next day.
  • No pre-baking the pie crust. Everything bakes together in the oven at once to make your life easier!

Got more ham from the holidays? Whip up our easy ham casserole recipe!

Ingredient Notes

Ingredients needed to make a ham and cheese quiche.
  • Ham should be cooked and diced first. You can cook it yourself or use store bought.
  • Cheeses – We use both parmesan and cheddar cheese in this quiche recipe.
  • Eggs and heavy cream come together to form the custard-like center of the quiche.
  • Refrigerated pie crust is used in this recipe for convenience. If you prefer, feel free to use a homemade pie crust instead!
  • We like adding broccoli to our quiches for some color and nutrients, but it’s completely optional in this recipe. You could also add spinach!

Easy Instructions

Step by step photos showing how to make ham and cheese quiche.

Making Ham and Cheese Quiche starts by pressing a pie crust into a pie plate.

Next, you’ll beat together the eggs and heavy cream. Mix in the seasonings, cheeses and ham. Then pour the egg mixture over the pie crust and bake.

While the quiche is baking you’re free to get the rest of your meal prepared or sit back and relax with a cup of coffee. You’ll have a perfect homemade quiche on the table in under an hour.

Tips and Tricks

  • Ham and Cheese Quiche can be sliced and served in wedges just like a pie.
  • Garnish slices of quiche with sliced green onions before serving.
  • We recommend grating your own cheese for this recipe for best flavor.
  • Store leftover quiche covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat leftover quiche in the microwave or oven before serving.
Baked ham and cheese quiche in a white pie plate.

Recipe FAQs

Can you freeze quiche?

Yes, quiche is a very freezer friendly dish. Make sure you use an oven to freezer safe pie plate. Metal or disposable pie plates are best. Bake and cool the quiche, then double wrap it tightly with plastic wrap and foil or a freezer bag.

What’s the best way to reheat frozen quiche?

Reheat your frozen quiche in the oven at 350 degrees until warmed through (about 25 minutes). You may need to cover the crust with foil or use a pie shield to prevent it from overbrowning.

Can I make quiche with milk instead of heavy cream?

Heavy cream is our preference for perfect egg custard texture. However, you can substitute whole milk or half-and-half if needed.

What can I serve with Ham and Cheese Quiche?

This Ham and Cheese Quiche pairs beautifully with light sides. Serve it with fresh fruit or a Cucumber Tomato Salad for a satisfying brunch, breakfast or lunch.
Give your meal a sweet finish with our Banana Streusel Coffee Cake too!

Quiche cut into slices and served on white plates.

More Breakfast for Dinner Ideas

Yield: 8 servings

Ham and Cheese Quiche

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

This Ham and Cheese Quiche recipe is a flavorful version of the brunch menu staple. A mixture of cheesy eggs, ham and seasonings are baked in a pie crust for an easy quiche that'll impress any brunch guest!

Ingredients

  • 1 pie crust
  • 5 large eggs
  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon minced onion
  • ¾ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 ½ cups diced, cooked ham
  • ¾ cup broccoli, steamed and chopped, optional
  • 2 Tablespoons green onion, sliced, for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Press pie crust in a 9-inch pie plate, pinching the edges. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs with heavy whipping cream, garlic, pepper, parsley, and minced onion. Add in cheeses, ham, and broccoli (if desired).
  4. Pour into pie plate.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 35-38 minutes. Remove and allow to cool 10 minutes before slicing and serving. Sprinkle with green onion slices before serving, if desired.

Notes

  • Pie Crust. No need to pre-bake the crust. We use a refrigerated pie crust (to make this easy), but feel free to use our homemade pie crust if desired.
  • Cheese- for best flavor and results, grate your own cheese.
  • Storage- store leftovers for up to 3 days in refrigerator. Reheat in microwave or oven.
  • Freeze- Bake your quiche and cool completely. Wrap in plastic wrap and a freezer bag or layer of foil. Make sure to use a freezer to oven safe pie plate (metal or diposable is best). Cook frozen quiche in a 350 degree oven for about 25 minutes. You may need to put a pie shield on the crust (or wrap with foil) so the edges don't burn.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 362Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 180mgSodium: 734mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 19g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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Cheddar, parmesan and ham are baked with eggs in a flaky crust in the best Ham and Cheese Quiche recipe. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a casual brunch at home, quiche gets everyone gathered around the table.

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Posted on March 23, 2022

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