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Ham and Gruyère Quiche

Ham and Gruyère quiche is simple to make and delicious to serve. It only has a few ingredients, and is perfect for a Mother’s Day brunch.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Idle time10 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Brunch, Main Course, Mother's Day
Cuisine: French
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 249kcal
Author: Chula King


  • 1 (9-inch) refrigerated pie crust
  • 3 eggs
  • Enough half and half to make 1 ½ cups of custard when mixed with the eggs (about ¾ cup)
  • 1 cup ham cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Gruyère cheese


  • Bake pie crust according to package directions. Allow to cool.
  • Preheat oven to 375° F. Whisk together the eggs and half and half.
  • Sprinkle the ham on the bottom of the pie shell. Sprinkle shredded Gruyère on top of the ham. Pour egg/half and half custard into pie shell.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until top is nicely puffed and golden brown. Remove from oven. Allow to cool 10 minutes before serving.
  • Yield: 6 servings.


Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 429mg | Potassium: 71mg | Vitamin A: 270IU | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 1.3mg