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Low-fat Ham & Cheese Quiche

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Here’s a quick and easy use for diced or leftover ham! This ham and cheese quiches makes a great breakfast or brunch.

There are a few tricks to making this lower in fat yet still tasty.

Made easy ti Pillsbury pie crust or lower your carbs and make this without the crust.

Any type of ham and cheese works! Use up what you have or choose your favorite type of ham and cheese.

Fresh thyme give this a wonderful smell and lots of flavor.

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Low-fat Ham & Cheese Quiche

Low-fat Ham & Cheese Quiche

Ham and cheese is a classic quiche combo. Reduce the fat in your dairy products to make a healthier decadent meal.
Author: Angela G.
5 from 2 reviews
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Cuisine: French
Skill Level: Easy
Recipe Type: Eggs, Ham
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings


  • 6 eggs
  • ¼ cup fat free half and half
  • 1 cup diced ham
  • ½ cup cubed Gruyere cheese
  • ½ onion diced & sautéed
  • cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pie crust
  • white pepper to taste
  • 3-4 springs fresh rosemary


  • Whisk together eggs and half and half. Add ham, cheese and white pepper and pour into pie crust.
  • Brush egg on crust. Sprinkle parmesan then rosemary on top. Cover and bake for about an hour at 350˚F.
  • Remove cover last 10-15 minutes to brown crust. Use rosemary sprigs to garnish.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 505mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 366IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 2mg
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Sally Lankford

Sunday 15th of August 2021

Cannot wait to try! This is the recipe I have been wanting to find! I may go ahead with regular 1/2& 1/2. Heavenly!

Angela G.

Monday 16th of August 2021

Glad you found it! Enjoy!