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Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Quiche Recipe

By Rachel
October 31, 2023

This easy Christmas morning breakfast quiche recipe comes together in no time! Eggs, cream, and seasoning are whipped and combined with ham, asparagus, and parmesan cheese. Baked in a flakey, buttery pie crust. This is a great recipe if you don’t want to make scrambled or fried eggs for you guest but want something savory. For a short-cut grab a par baked pie crust from the store.

Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Quiche Recipe

Highlights of this easy quiche recipe:

  • Simple ingredients
  • Bright and colorful, perfect Christmas morning breakfast
  • Budget friendly way to serve breakfast
  • Goes well with cinnamon rolls or pastries, fresh fruit, and breakfast sausage
  • Can be made using a store-bought pie crust or a homemade crust
  • Quiche filling is easy to make and customizable
  • Great way to serve a larger group
  • Easy brunch idea
  • Flaky crust

First steps:

  • In a large bowl combine eggs, cream, and seasoning
  • Whisk well to combine
  • Place unbaked pie crust into quiche pan or pie dish
  • Fill with a piece of parchment paper and pie weight or beans
  • Par bake pie crust at 350 for 8 minutes
  • Remove the pie weights and bake for an additional 15 minutes

Variations and topping ideas:

  • Substitute swiss cheese or shredded cheddar cheese
  • Add in diced red bell pepper, green peppers, or red onion
  • Mix in crumbled bacon or crumbled sausage
  • Use liquid eggs
  • Mix in a little fresh spinach
  • Add in small broccoli florets
  • Add in frozen hash browns
  • Turn this into a crustless quiche recipe by baking the egg mixture in a large skillet
Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Quiche Recipe

This Christmas breakfast quiche will be a crowd favorite for you and your guests! I added some whole asparagus on top for a fun design.

If you like this Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Quiche Recipe, you have to try these other easy recipes!

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Second steps:

  • Add toppings to par baked pie crust
  • Top with prepared egg mixture
  • Bake until set

Tools I used for this easy breakfast recipe

  • Pie Pan – the square containers are the perfect size for lunches, stain proof, and they are dishwasher safe. Great for storing leftovers.
  • Rubber Spatula – a must for any home baker! Perfect for scrapping batter out of the mixing bowl.
  • Pyrex Mixing Bowl Set – I love this set of nesting bowls.
Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Quiche Recipe

Perfect for the holiday season, this quiche can be customized to fit everyone’s liking! Great for Christmas eve, Christmas day, or as a brunch idea.

Pro Tips:

  • Don’t overbake quiche, bake just long enough so the egg mixture is set but has a slight jiggle.
  • Don’t add in too many toppings
  • Don’t overfill pie crust
  • Enjoy immediately for best results

Grocery list for this delicious recipe:

  • Whole eggs
  • Heavy cream or whole milk
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • Asparagus
  • Ham
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Store-bought pie shell, or use your own pie crust
Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Quiche Recipe

Instructions Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Quiche Recipe:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Par bake your pie crust according to package instructions, or use a homemade pie crust*. Place pie pan on a sheet pan before filling with the egg mixture, this makes it much easier to transport to the oven.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine eggs, cream, salt, and pepper. Whisk well to combine. Pour egg mixture into the par baked pie crust. Add in the cubed ham, asparagus, and cheese, spread out evenly. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 35-40 minutes until the egg mixture is set*. Let cool slightly before slicing, enjoy immediately.

Notes:

*See instructions above for par baking a pie crust 

*Adjust baking time as needed, if egg mixture is still runny, bake longer until set. 

Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Quiche Recipe

This easy egg quiche makes the perfect breakfast! Top with fresh herbs and shredded parmesan before serving!

Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Quiche Recipe

Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Quiche Recipe

5 from 3 votes
Servings 10 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Equipment

  • Pie Pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 store-bought Pie crust, pre-baked according to package directions
  • 6 whole Eggs
  • 1 cup Heavy cream or whole milk
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 cup Diced ham
  • 1 cup Chopped fresh asparagus
  • 1 cup Shredded parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Par bake your pie crust according to package instructions, or use a homemade pie crust*. Place pie pan on a sheet pan before filling with the egg mixture, this makes it much easier to transport to the oven.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine eggs, cream, salt, and pepper. Whisk well to combine. Pour egg mixture into the par baked pie crust. Add in the cubed ham, asparagus, and cheese, spread out evenly. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes until the egg mixture is set*. Let cool slightly before slicing, enjoy immediately.

Notes

*See instructions above for par baking a pie crust 
*Adjust baking time as needed, if egg mixture is still runny, bake longer until set. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1sliceCalories: 136kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 7gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 782mgPotassium: 60mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 533IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 138mgIron: 0.5mg
Author: The Hearty Life
Calories: 136kcal
Cost: $$
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: Christmas Morning, Eggs, Quiche

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Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast Quiche Recipe

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