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Spinach, Ham and Parmesan Easy Quiche Recipe

Merriment :: Spinach, Ham and Parmesan Quiche

I’m not sure what it is about spring but I go into quiche mode. I noticed the other day at Lovely Bakery that quiche was on the menu, so I decided to make one myself at home …while watching guilty pleasure The Real Housewives of New York City (oof).

I adapted Elise’s recipe based on what I had in the refrigerator, subbing out Gruyère for Parmesan, spinach for asparagus, green onions for shallots, rice milk for milk and ditching the cream. The flavors worked really well together and it tasted great!

Ingredients for this easy quiche recipe:

  • 2-4 cups fresh spinach, cooked and chopped
  • 2 green onions, sliced (optional)
  • 4 slices of deli ham, diced
  • 1 cup shaved Parmesan cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk (you can use milk, or half and half + milk for a creamier quiche, or a plant-based milk like rice milk which will be less custard-y)
  • 1 frozen pie crust (or you can make your own)
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Pinch of salt

Supplies:

Merriment :: Spinach, Ham and Parmesan Quiche

You can make you own crust or save time using store-bought like I did. Poke the bottom of the pie pan with the tongs of a fork to keep the crust from bubbling up. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20-25 minutes or until very lightly golden. Remove from oven and let cool a bit. Turn oven up to 375 degrees.

Merriment :: Spinach, Ham and Parmesan Quiche

Merriment :: Spinach, Ham and Parmesan Quiche

Shave the Parmesan cheese, dice the ham, chop the fresh spinach and slice the green onions.

Merriment :: Spinach, Ham and Parmesan Quiche

Put 1/2 the Parmesan cheese into the bottom of the crust.

Merriment :: Spinach, Ham and Parmesan Quiche

Add spinach and green onions.

Merriment :: Spinach, Ham and Parmesan Quiche

Add the diced ham.

Merriment :: Spinach, Ham and Parmesan Quiche

Crack three eggs, whisk with the rice milk, season with salt and pepper, and pour into the quiche.

Merriment :: Spinach, Ham and Parmesan Quiche

Sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top. Set your pie pan on top of a baking pan to catch any spills. Bake at 375 degrees for another 25 minutes or until the middle of the quiche is set. Let cool for about 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with salad or fruit. Enjoy!

 

Jessi @ Quirky Cookery

Friday 12th of November 2010

Mmm, looks delicious. Did you use a specific kind of ham or just whatever at the deli?

Kathy Beymer

Saturday 13th of November 2010

Hi Jessi, I used sliced honey baked ham from the deli. Enjoy!

Krista

Thursday 25th of February 2010

Hey Kat - I'm trying this out over the weekend. Looks great and should be a crowd pleaser.

Kathy Beymer

Sunday 28th of February 2010

@Krista How fun! I want a piece right now ;)

Rachael

Thursday 26th of November 2009

I just made this for Thanksgiving breakfast, and it was so delicious! Thank you for this wonderful easy recipe. Happy Thanksgiving : )

Kathy Beymer

Saturday 28th of November 2009

Hi Rachael, that's great! Hope you and your family had a nice Thanksgiving.

kathy

Sunday 5th of July 2009

been looking for a good quich recipe and this sounds like it. can't wait to make .. thanks for your great website and for sharing all your thoughtful and useful and delicious projects. kathy

Nicky

Saturday 20th of June 2009

I made this quiche yesterday for my housemates in college, and they all loved it! Yay for sharing crafts and making the world a friendlier place!

Kathy Beymer

Tuesday 23rd of June 2009

Nicky, I'm so excited that you made the quiche! Thanks so much for coming back to the site to tell me about it. It really makes my day :)

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