Spinach and Sausage Quiche

This Spinach and Sausage Quiche is quick and easy and filled with spinach and pork sausage. Once you learn how to make quiche, you’ll want to make it all the time!

If you love quiche be sure to try our easy ham and cheese quiche! Or keep it meat free with our veggie quiche recipe!

Slice of spinach quiche on a plate.

Why You’ll Love this Spinach and Sausage Quiche

Even if you’re not a fan of scrambled eggs or eggs over easy, I think you’ll love this Spinach and Sausage Quiche

Somehow adding all the cheese and mix-ins and then baking everything in the oven transforms eggs from being, well, egg-y, to creamy, cheesy, and rich. Like magic!

The beauty of quiche is that you can make it so many different ways by changing up the cheeses, protein, and veggies. But for this recipe, I love the savory flavor and hearty texture the sausage adds to the mix.

Here’s what makes this spinach and sausage quiche a family favorite:

  • Quiche is one of those versatile recipes that you can easily serve for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. (Oh, and brunch too!) Pair it with Olive Garden Salad and you’ve got yourself a filling meal for any time of day.
  • The protein from the eggs, sausage, and cheese makes this spinach and sausage quiche recipe hearty and satisfying
  • Leftovers are delicious—and you can enjoy them hot or cold!
  • This spinach and sausage quiche is a great way to sneak some greens into your day, since the spinach wilts into the filling and doesn’t add strong flavors that picky eaters might object to!

Important Ingredient Notes

Ingredients needed to make spinach quiche.
  • Refrigerated pie crust – You can certainly use homemade pie crust if you prefer, but I usually like to keep it easy—especially if I’m making quiche first thing in the morning!
  • Eggs – Naturally, eggs are the key ingredient! Although there are 5 eggs here, all of the other ingredients help balance that egg flavor.
  • Heavy cream – Although we usually think of custard as a dessert, quiche is made with custard too! Heavy cream makes the custard rich and creamy.
  • Seasonings – I keep it simple with a combination of garlic powder, dried parsley, and dried minced onion, along with the usual salt and pepper.
  • Cheese – Mozzarella cheese and Monterey jack cheese add cheesy goodness, but their mild flavors let the sausage take center stage.
  • Pork sausage – Crumble and brown the sausage before making the quiche.
  • Fresh spinach – Baby spinach leaves add nutrition without stealing the spotlight from the sausage!

How to Make Spinach and Sausage Quiche

Step by step photos showing how to make quiche.

Prepare the Crust: Unroll the pie crust and press it into a pie plate. 

Make the Custard: In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream, garlic powder, salt, pepper, parsley, and onion until fully combined and few streaks remain. 

Add the Remaining Ingredients: Fold in the cheeses, cooked sausage, and fresh spinach. Pour the mixture into the pie crust.

Bake: Place the pan in a 375 degree oven and bake for 35 minutes. Let the quiche cool for about 10 minutes, then slice and enjoy!

Substitutions and Variations

Like I mentioned earlier, there are countless ways to adapt this recipe. Once you have your egg and cream filling beaten together, you can toss in just about any breakfast meat or veggie you like.

Some delicious options:

  • Bacon – Add a few strips of crispy cooked bacon to your quiche instead of, or along with, the sausage.
  • Vegetables – Green peppers and onions are amazing in quiche! You could take out the spinach and add asparagus or use a little of each. Don’t forget to try mushrooms in this quiche some time, too!
  • Cheese – Try different types of cheese in this quiche recipe to mix it up. Parmesan is delicious and goat cheese with some fresh tomatoes and basil would be divine.
Spinach and sauce quiche cut into slices.

Recipe FAQs

What is the difference between a quiche and a frittata?

The main difference is that quiche is made with a crust, while frittatas are crust-free! In addition, quiche is made with a custard, which gives it a richer, creamier texture.

Can I use milk in this spinach and sausage quiche?

You can use half-and-half, evaporated milk, or whole milk in this quiche instead of heavy cream, but I do recommend heavy cream for the best results.

Should crust be prebaked for quiche?

I don’t usually blind bake the crust for quiche, although you can if you’d like your crust extra crisp.

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Spinach and Sausage Quiche

5 from 6 votes
By: Aimee
This Spinach and Sausage Quiche is quick and easy and filled with spinach and pork sausage. Once you learn how to make quiche, you'll want to make it all the time!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6 servings


  • 1 refrigerated pie crust 1/2 box Pillsbury
  • 5 large eggs
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon dried minced onion
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup shredded monterey jack cheese
  • ½ pound pork sausage cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
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  • Unroll pie crust and press into a pie plate. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, cream, garlic powder, salt, pepper, parsley and onion.
  • Whisk together until fully combined, and few streaks remain. Add cheeses, cooked sausage, and fresh spinach. Fold together. Pour into pie crust.
  • Bake in a 375 degree oven for 35 minutes. Remove and allow to set about 10 minutes. Slice and enjoy!


  • Store leftover spinach and sausage quiche wrapped in the pan or in an airtight container for up to 5 days in the refrigerator.
  • Want to freeze your leftover quiche? Or make a quiche and freeze the whole thing? You can do that too! Wrap the quiche tightly and freeze it for up to 2 months. Let it thaw in the refrigerator, then reheat in the microwave.
  • Oven temps may vary, so cook until the eggs are set and the top is starting to brown. I recommend checking your quiche at 35 minutes; it can take up to 45 minutes to cook through, depending on your oven.
  • See blog post for more recipe tips and tricks.


Serving: 1slice, Calories: 351kcal, Carbohydrates: 13g, Protein: 12g, Fat: 28g, Saturated Fat: 13g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g, Cholesterol: 169mg, Sodium: 536mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 2g
Course: Breakfast and Brunch
Cuisine: American
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Posted on March 8, 2024

Comments & Reviews

  1. Preparing Thoughts
    Hand out that together with croissants and seasonal fresh fruits. This approach recipe ingredients can even be adjusted for making very small tart quiches for appetizers.

  2. Spinach and sausage is one my favorite combos, and I love using Pillsbury pie crusts. (I’m far too weary to make my own!) Love this recipe, Aimee, and your photos look great!

  3. I have sausage in the fridge, just waiting for an idea, but I wondered if you can use frozen spinach?

    1. You would have to make sure it’s thawed and you would have to REALLY squeeze the heck out of it. Otherwise you can end up with a runny quiche from the excess water.

  4. I feel like I always forget about quiche because it is totally a fancy breakfast. And it seems like so much work, but now….NOW there are so many quiche possibilities! THANK YOU AIMEE, FOR OPENING MY EYES TO WHOLE NEW BREAKFAST PERFECTION!

  5. This looks like a perfect quiche! What a great flavor combination, too. You definitely can’t go wrong with spinach and sausage. Pinned!

  6. Just came from Tahny’s site – it IS a quiche day! Quiche always makes me thing fancier too … I love that is an easy fancy dish! Sausage and spinach is one of my favorite savory combos and makes breakfast that much more exciting!

  7. It’s a quiche kinda a day! We must be on the same wave length…! Your recipe looks great, gonna have to try it! We love quiche over here in my household! Yum!

  8. Hmmm I never thought of Quiche for breakfast. To me its lunch or dinner. Pinned the recipe, looks yummy !

    1. Too funny, I always think of quiche as a breakfast food, because of the eggs!!! But really it’s great any time of day!

  9. Perfect for Mother’s Day brunch! I love spinach quiche and definitely need to try this recipe soon!

  10. I love quiche and it’s great to experiment with the ingredients, this recipe looks really delicious!

  11. My hubby has this weird thing about quiche, since his mom always made it for him. But with sausage? Pretty sure I can get him into this! If not…more for me! Pinned!

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