Crustless Spinach Quiche For One

This single serving Crustless Spinach Quiche is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner! It’s low carb, easy to make and is filled with spinach, ham, and plenty of cheese. This quiche is so delicious, you won’t even miss the crust!

crustless spinach quiche

Some of my favorite meals to make and coincidentally, a few of the most popular recipes here at One Dish Kitchen are our crustless quiche recipes. That’s why I’m so happy to share this Crustless Spinach Quiche For One with you today.

What Is A Crustless Quiche?

A quiche is one of those perfect dishes that’s ideal to enjoy for breakfast, lunch or for dinner. The ingredient list in a crustless quiche is short – eggs, cream and your favorite fillings.

When I set out to scale down my original crustless quiche recipe into a single serving recipe, I discovered that 2 eggs and 3 tablespoons of cream provided the perfect “base” for a quiche and will yield a creamy and delicious custard every time.

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Quiche

This easy quiche recipe is one of the easiest low carb recipes around.

It’s wonderful to not have to bother with making a crust. I save so much time by eliminating the pastry step – in fact, it’s hard to go back to making a quiche with crust.

Crustless Quiche with cheese on a fork

How To Make A Crustless Quiche

Step 1

To begin, you need to first make the quiche “base” by whisking together the eggs and cream.

Step 2

After you’ve got the eggs and cream blended, you can begin to prepare the fillings. For this spinach quiche, sauté onions and garlic in a little olive oil, then add in cubes of salty ham and a handful of fresh spinach.

Tip: Leave out the spinach in this quiche recipe if you would prefer a Ham and Cheese Quiche.

Step 3

Once the spinach begins to wilt, pour it into the egg/cream mixture and stir in shredded Swiss cheese.

crustless spinach quiche in a small baking dish

Step 4

Bake the quiche in a 5-inch baking dish. I find this baking dish to be the perfect size for anyone cooking for one. The quiche bakes in the oven for a quick 25 minutes.

Other Single Serving Crustless Quiche Recipes

Goat Cheese and Prosciutto Crustless Quiche

Crustless Quiche Lorraine

Potato and Asparagus Crustless Quiche

What To Serve With A Crustless Quiche

Cucumber Salad

Roasted Carrots

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Crustless Spinach Quiche Recipe For One

Crustless Spinach Quiche For One | One Dish Kitchen

Crustless Spinach Quiche For One

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Main
Cuisine: Main
Keyword: quiche
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 465kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 1/2 cup cubed ham
  • 1 cup baby spinach , loosely packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup cubed Swiss cheese

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • Heat a medium-sized skillet on medium-high heat.  Add the olive oil and swirl to evenly coat pan.
  • Add the chopped onions and minced garlic to the pan; cook stirring occasionally until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the cubed ham to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally for 1 minute. Add the spinach and stir until spinach is beginning to wilt, about 3 minutes.
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  • Remove pan from the heat and set aside.  
  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream, salt and pepper. Fold in the spinach and ham mixture.
  • Stir in the cheese and pour into lightly greased 5-inch baking dish or dish of a similar size.
  • Bake until quiche is puffed and golden, about 25 minutes.
    crustless quiche in a baking dish

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 464mg | Sodium: 1511mg | Potassium: 422mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 4015IU | Vitamin C: 15.3mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 2.9mg
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Creamy, low-carb Crustless Spinach Quiche for One made with salty ham and Swiss cheese. This Recipe For One is so full of flavor, you’ll never even miss the crust! An easy recipe that’s perfect for those cooking for one. | One Dish Kitchen #singleserving #recipeforone #quiche #lowcarb #recipe

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24 thoughts on “Crustless Spinach Quiche For One”

  1. 5 stars
    I made this today, following your idea, but I used Jimmy Dean cooked turkey sausage crumbles in place of the ham, I had thin sliced swiss cheese so I used that like lasagna noodles and layered it. I used a mini foil bread loaf pan ( I didn’t have anything close to a 5×5 pan) and a sprinkle of cheddar on top. Baked until a toothpick came out clean…Oh my…it was the best breakfast/brunch I had had in months! The mini loaf pan worked perfect. It came out looking like a mini loaf of bread. Next time I want to add green/red pepper, mushrooms, the possibilities are endless. Thank you for the idea and recipe!!

  2. 5 stars
    Now I know what I’m having for dinner when my husband travels for work. I have such a hard time finding meals I like for one!

  3. 5 stars
    Perfect way to use leftover ham. I love making quiche and using it throughout the week as a quick hot breakfast. So yum!

  4. Thank you so much Joanie, I'm so looking forward to keeping in touch with you and your wonderful recipes for one==I just cook for one now that my hubby passed. I did however visit my g'kids in Oregon for Christmas and I cooked and cooked and cooked and loved every minute of it, my daughter is a single mom so she doesn't make homemad things very often. Thank you again for your quick reply. I have been cooking for years and love, love, love to cook—-you would have thought that I could have figured out where the cream came in it. Lame me. Lol! Thanks again!

  5. 5 stars
    I'm loving that you've decided to switch to all recipes for one. And this one is brilliant. If I wanted to prep ahead and freeze a couple, would I freeze before or after baking?

    1. Hi Wanda,

      If you want to freeze the quiche, bake it first. After it bakes and cools down, transfer the quiche to a covered container or freeze it in your baking dish. When you're ready to eat the quiche, preheat the oven to 375 degrees and heat for 5-10 minutes.

  6. Re: Your Quich for One, in the instructions where does the "cream" come in. You don't list that in the instructions. Please advise.
    Thank you,

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