Country Ham Quiche

Arcelia Martin
Southern Kitchen
Country Ham Quiche

About the recipe

Enjoy this quiche for breakfast or brunch... or even as a main dish! Embrace your inner Southerner with this country ham recipe here. 

Recipe courtesy of Karmen Thomassy.

Serves: 8

Hands On Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes


4 eggs, slightly beaten

1 cup half and half

1 cup finely chopped ham

1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1/2 teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper, optional

1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crust


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs and half-and-half together. Stir in the ham, both cheeses and both peppers. Pour the mixture into the pie shell, spreading out the cheese and ham evenly. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, until knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.


Per serving: 254 calories (percent of calories from fat, 63), 11 grams protein, 12 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 18 grams fat (8 grams saturated), 139 milligrams cholesterol, 453 milligrams sodium.