Low carb Crustless Quiche Lorraine recipe – this incredibly delicious single serving quiche is made with two eggs, cream, crispy bacon, and cheese. Baked in a small baking dish, it’s a high protein meal that is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Many years ago, when I was following the Atkins diet and trying to avoid carbs, I stumbled across a crustless quiche lorraine recipe. After strictly following this high protein, meats and vegetables diet for so long, a cheesy, custard-type meal was exactly what I was craving.
Since that time, I’ve made many crustless quiche recipes and even though I’m not totally avoiding carbs any longer, I still prefer those to the traditional crust versions.
A quiche is basically a custard made with milk or cream and eggs. For this Crustless Quiche Lorraine For One, I use 2 large eggs and 4 tablespoons of heavy cream. This is the amount of eggs and cream I use in each and every one of my crustless quiche recipes. From there, I add different combinations of ingredients I enjoy eating.
If you have leftovers in your fridge, a quiche is a wonderful dish to make to use them up. Add your favorite cheese and protein or vegetables and you can create a fabulous meal.
A quiche is a wonderfully adaptable dish. You can choose the season’s most flavorful vegetables and any variety of cheeses and meats and make a healthy meal that can be assembled in minutes.
See recipe box below for ingredient amounts and full recipe instructions.
- heavy cream
- black pepper
- ground nutmeg
- Gruyere cheese
How To Make A Crustless Quiche
- To make this delightful crustless quiche lorraine, add crumbled cooked bacon and shredded Gruyere cheese to the cream and egg mixture along with a pinch of nutmeg, salt and pepper. (Feel free to use shredded swiss cheese or any other favorite cheese instead of the Gruyere).
- Pour the mixture into a small baking dish or mini pie plate and bake the quiche in the oven for about 25 minutes.
Ways To Use Leftover Ingredients
If you have any ingredients left over from this quiche recipe, you might like to consider using them in any of these single serving and small batch recipes.
- Eggs: Cheesy Baked Eggs, Chocolate Pudding, Tres Leches Cake
- Cream: Mint Ice Cream, Icebox Cake, Alfredo Sauce
- Bacon: Twice Baked Potato, Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf, Stuffed Fish
- Gruyere cheese: Ham and Cheese Scones, French Onion Soup, Roasted Vegetable Pasta
For this crustless quiche lorraine recipe as well as for many of the recipes here at One Dish Kitchen, we use a 5-inch baking dish which holds about 1 1/2 to 2 cups. You can use any similar smaller sized baking dish or pie plate.
This quiche lorraine would be perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner and if you’re looking for a wine recommendation, a Pinot Noir or a Sauvignon Blanc would be lovely.
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Other Crustless Quiche Recipes
- Goat Cheese and Prosciutto Crustless Quiche For One
- Potato and Asparagus Crustless Quiche For One
- Crustless Spinach Quiche For One
- Crustless Pizza Quiche For One
What To Serve With A Crustless Quiche
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- 2 large eggs
- 4 tablespoons heavy cream
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 2 slices cooked bacon , crumbled
- 1/2 cup Gruyere , shredded
How To Video
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- In a medium-sized mixing bowl whisk together the eggs and the cream. Stir in the salt, pepper, nutmeg, bacon and cheese.
- Pour into lightly buttered baking dish.
- Bake until quiche is puffed and golden, about 25 minutes.
The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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