Ham and Asparagus Crustless Quiche

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Ham & Asparagus Crustless Quiche Recipe – An easy quiche that’s healthy because there’s no crust. It’s a ham and cheese quiche recipe topped with asparagus.

Ham & cheese quiche with asparagus in a pie plateThis is a quick and easy egg recipe.  It’s basically just a baked omelet.  It’s high in protein, low in carbohydrates, and can be a part of most special diet plans.

The ham and asparagus in this quiche makes it versatile enough to serve for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

How To Make Crustless Quiche

*Note:  The full printable recipe card is at the bottom of this post.

  • Add 6 eggs to a large bowl.
  • Add milk, salt, and pepper.
  • Whisk until well combined.

Scrambled eggs, shredded cheddar cheese, and chopped ham in a mixing bowl

  • Add shredded cheddar cheese and chopped ham.
  • Pour the egg mixture into a pie plate.
  • Top with chopped asparagus.

Adding chopped asparagus to a pie plate with ham and cheese quiche ingredients

  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Slice and serve.

The thinner the asparagus, the better.  Thin asparagus makes the quiche easier to cut.  But, thick asparagus will still be good in this.

Slice of ham & asparagus quiche on a plate

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Ham & asparagus crustless quiche in a pie plate

Ham and Asparagus Crustless Quiche Recipe

5 from 8 votes
Ham & Asparagus Crustless Quiche Recipe - An easy quiche that's healthy because there's no crust. It's a ham and cheese quiche recipe topped with asparagus.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


Servings 6 servings
Calories 148 kcal


  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup (4 oz.) ham -chopped
  • 1 cup asparagus -chopped (2-3 inch pieces)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray a 9 inch pie plate with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper.
  • Stir in the cheese and ham.
  • Pour the mixture into the pie plate. Push the ham around to make sure that it is evenly distributed throughout the dish.
  • Spread the asparagus out evenly over the top of the egg mixture.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, or until the center is set. Let cool at least 2 minutes before slicing.


Thin asparagus works best in this recipe.


Serving: 1/6th of the recipe | Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 204mg | Sodium: 369mg | Potassium: 170mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 550IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 1.5mg
Course Breakfast, brunch, Dinner, Entree
Keyword crustless quiche, ham and asparagus quiche, quiche recipe
Cuisine American, French
Author Amanda Finks
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  1. 5 stars
    I’ve made this before and again…..it is so good and so easy!! Even with leftovers we ate every bite!! Makes for cleaning the dish very easy!!
    I will also say not only delicious but nutritious!!❤️

  2. 5 stars
    Delicious, easy, and quick to make – you can’t get a better combination than that! I have used milk, half and half, or cream. The taste is great no matter which I use but of course the texture is creamier with the half and half and cream.

  3. 5 stars
    Delicious without the crust! I used smoked gruyere and it worked well with the ham and asparagus. Doubled the recipe and baked it in a 9×13″ dish for 35 min. Will be making this again! Note: 1 lb of asparagus = 2 cups. Also, I blanched the asparagus 4 minutes to give it a boost.

  4. We absolutely loved it….. no crust was a no- brainer. I cooked it a bit longer, but I would highly tecommend this delicious quiche. We ate the whole quiche at dinner. Actually cut the asparagus into 1/4” pieces and hubby said the asparagus was perfect. Definitely will do it again.

  5. 5 stars
    I, for one, would never miss the crust. This is perfect for my low-carb lifestyle! Thanks for the great recipe.

About Amanda Finks

I’m a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist living in Zionsville, IN. I’m an avid cook, travel nerd, & lover of good food! I’m trained in Food Science & recipe development. It’s my mission to bring you the BEST recipes your whole family will love!

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