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Ham and Swiss Quiche

Serve it hot or cold—delicious either way
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Crust Pre-Baking20 minutes
Total Time1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Main, Main Course
Cuisine: French
Keyword: egg based brunch recipes, making the perfect quiche, quiche secrets, savory pies with egg
Servings: 6
Calories: 266kcal



  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups milk half-and-half or cream
  • 1/2 cup diced ham
  • 1/2 cup shredded swiss cheese
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • pinch of nutmeg


  • Preheat oven to 375F/190C. Place crust in a 9-inch/23-cm quiche pan or standard US pie plate. Line the base of the crust with parchment or aluminum foil and fill with pie weights, dry beans or rice. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove the beans and parchment and let the crust cool slightly.
  • Preheat oven to 350F/180C
  • Whisk the eggs and cream together. Stir in remaining ingredients and pour in prepared crust.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 527mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 365IU | Calcium: 185mg | Iron: 1mg