19 Quiche Recipes for the Perfect Make-Ahead Meal for Any Occasion

updated Aug 3, 2023
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There’s a lot to love about a buttery, flaky crust filled with rich, eggy custard. Quiche can be an everyday egg pie filled with the leftover bits of cheese, vegetables, and meat from last week’s grocery run. Or, it can be the star of a special-occasion brunch. Quiche can be as simple or as complex as you choose. Make pie dough from scratch or use a store-bought pastry. Quiche is equally delicious served at room temperature as it is reheated.

But, perhaps most importantly at a time of year when delicate spring foods beg to be prepared at the very last instant, quiche is an ideal make-ahead option. You can blind bake the crust up to a day in advance or bake the entire quiche 3 days before serving. In fact, quiche will slice more cleanly when baked in advance.

So whether you’re celebrating Easter or planning a spring picnic in your backyard, if there’s one thing you should make ahead, let it be quiche.

A note on ingredients: We know that getting specific ingredients can be a challenge right now. You can swap half-and-half for heavy cream or whole milk in the custard, and mix up the filling from what you have in the refrigerator.

Quiche Recipes

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Quiche Lorraine
Love a deeply savory quiche? Quiche Lorraine is for you.
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Asparagus Quiche
Baking this quiche in a deep-dish pie shell means there's plenty of room for tender asparagus, feta cheese, scallions, and creamy custard.
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Foolproof Quiche
Once you know the ratio of eggs to cream, you can make quiche — for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! — like a pro.
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Caramelized Onion Skillet Quiche
A savory caramelized onion quiche made in a skillet and topped with resh arugula.
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The Absolute Easiest Crustless Quiche

A crustless quiche is just simple baked eggs — less rich than a quiche, with a little milk instead of all that cream — and literally anything else you want to throw in.

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Spring Quiche with Leeks and Sorrel

This is a relatively simple quiche recipe studded with fresh herbs (and my secret quiche ingredient: ricotta) and caramelized leeks. Right before serving it, you lay a layer of fresh sorrel on the top and have a tart, lemony addition that just screams spring.

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Breakfast Quiche
A satisfying 5-ingredient quiche inspired by the classic bacon, egg, and cheese breakfast sandwich.
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Crustless Vegetable Quiche

This quiche is all about the transformation of humble ingredients into a beautiful meal. Quiche is at once fancy, yet deeply practical, using whatever vegetables you happen to have around. You can use zucchini, summer squash, tomatoes, tougher greens (like Swiss chard), or corn.

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Crustless Zucchini and Basil Mini-Quiches

Make a batch of these mini-quiches; they freeze great and reheat in minutes as hot breakfast bites.

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Deep-Dish Quiche Lorraine with Swiss Chard and Bacon

This deep-dish quiche is a hearty, flavor-packed meal in a pan. There are a few culinary tricks built into the recipe, like making a very stable cream cheese dough that — in an unusual twist — has eggs in it, and plenty of chilling and pre-baking. The result is a showy, lightly eggy, deeply satisfying meal that’s worth every moment of effort.

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Spinach Quiche Recipe
A flavorful spring quiche packed with fresh baby spinach and smoked gouda.
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Broccoli Quiche
An easy 5-ingredient broccoli quiche made with crisp-tender broccoli and a blend of Cheddar and mozzarella cheeses.
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Country Ham and Onion Quiche

In this ham and onion version you’ll find a method for a quick and easy savory shortbread crust that’s so simple all you have to do is pat it directly into the pan.

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Mini Spinach Quiches with Flax Crust

These mini-quiche are perfect for parties and brunches, and the filling can be changed based on what you have on hand.

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Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Quiche

Quiche is the ultimate special brunch treat, combining flaky, buttery crust with a rich yet light egg custard studded with flavorful mix-ins — in this case, sweet roasted cherry tomatoes, fragrant basil and tangy bits of goat cheese.

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Easy Caprese Quiche

If you’re looking for more ways to enjoy the flavors of caprese salad, make this quiche your next stop. To avoid a watery final product, we’re saving the tomatoes for the every end by topping this mozzarella- and basil-filled quiche with a juicy tomato salad.

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Veggie Ranch Crustless Quiche
Breakfast for dinner is always a fun family-favorite. Make it even more flavorful by giving the eggs a big boost of flavor with ranch seasoning.
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Mini Quiche Recipe
Bite-sized quiches filled with melty cheese and chopped sweet bell peppers.
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Ham and Cheese Quiche
A classic ham and cheese quiche that only requires five ingredients.
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