Crustless quiche

A crustless quiche is a versatile and low-carb alternative to traditional quiche, perfect for those who want to enjoy a delicious, savory egg dish without the crust. Here’s a basic recipe for a crustless quiche that you can customize with your favorite ingredients:


  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk (whole milk or a milk alternative)
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, Swiss, feta, or your preferred cheese)
  • 1 cup diced vegetables (bell peppers, spinach, mushrooms, onions, etc.)
  • 1 cup cooked protein (ham, bacon, sausage, or vegetarian alternatives)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried herbs (such as thyme, oregano, or basil)
  • Optional: 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese for topping
  • Optional: Chopped fresh herbs for garnish


  1. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare Ingredients:
    • Cook and dice any vegetables or proteins you’ll be using in the quiche.
  3. Whisk Eggs and Milk:
    • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk until well combined.
  4. Add Cheese and Seasonings:
    • Stir in the shredded cheese, salt, black pepper, and dried herbs. Mix until the ingredients are evenly distributed.
  5. Add Vegetables and Proteins:
    • Add the diced vegetables and cooked protein to the egg mixture. Stir to combine.
  6. Grease Baking Dish:
    • Grease a pie dish or a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray or butter.
  7. Pour Mixture into Dish:
    • Pour the egg mixture into the greased baking dish.
  8. Optional Parmesan Topping:
    • If desired, sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on top for an extra layer of flavor.
  9. Bake:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the quiche is set in the center and golden brown on top.
  10. Check for Doneness:
    • Check for doneness by inserting a knife or toothpick into the center; it should come out clean.
  11. Rest Before Slicing:
    • Allow the crustless quiche to rest for a few minutes before slicing.
  12. Garnish and Serve:
    • Garnish with fresh herbs if desired and serve warm.

Feel free to get creative with the ingredients and tailor the quiche to your taste preferences. This crustless quiche is not only easy to make but also easy to customize, making it a versatile and satisfying dish for breakfast, brunch, or a light dinner.

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