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Easy Ham and Cheese Quiche Recipe

Easy Ham and Cheese Quiche

Course Breakfast, brunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy-ham-and-cheese-quiche, ham-and-quiche, quiche-recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Stand time 30 minutes
Servings 8 pieces


  • 1 9 inch deep dish frozen pie shell
  • 8 oz fully cooked ham cubed
  • 1 ½ cup shredded medium or sharp cheddar cheese divided
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp ground mustard
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp granulated garlic
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • tsp ground nutmeg


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Place pie shell on a baking sheet.
  • Arrange ham and 1 cup cheese over the bottom of the pie shell.
  • In a medium mixing bowl whisk together half and half, eggs, parsley, salt, pepper, mustard, paprika, garlic, onion powder and nutmeg. Mix until fully combined.
  • Pour evenly over ham and cheese. Top with remaining ½ cup cheese.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Check edges for browning and cover loosely with foil, if needed. Continue to bake another 15-20 minutes or until set when gently shaken.
  • Let stand on a baking rack at least 30 minutes prior to cutting.