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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Cookbook - Breakfast

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Ham and Broccoli Quiche

  • 1 Pillsbury refrigerated pie crust (softened)*
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked ham cubes*
  • 6 oz (1 1/2 cups) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 4 eggs*
  • 1 cup frozen broccoli florets (thawed and drained)
  • 1 cup milk*
  • 1/2 tsp salt*
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare piecrust as directed on package for one crust filled pie using a 9-inch glass pie pan. Layer ham, cheese and broccoli in the crust lined pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the rust of the ingredients; beat well. Pour over broccoli.
  3. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted come out clean.
  4. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

*Use a whole-grain piecrust; replace ham with Canadian bacon, turkey sausage or turkey bacon or other low-fat meat product. Use a light or fat-free cheese; substitute a portion of your eggs with egg whites or use egg substitute, use skim milk and a non-sodium salt product.