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Simple Crustless Quiche Recipe For When You Have Too Many Eggs

When you have too many eggs it’s time for quiche!  It’s a perfect spring time dinner that can be made almost completely with ingredients from our backyard farm (I’ve yet to successfully make cheese). I love cheese quiche, but I hate making pie crusts and I’m too cheap to buy a premade one.  Thankfully our cast iron pan is perfect for a cheesy crustless quiche.

Crustless quiche is easy and a great way to use all those eggs from your backyard hens. Dress it up with cheese and spinach!

The nice thing about this recipe is that you can make it almost entirely from foods that you grow yourself.  If you are into cheese making and your goats produce enough milk, then you could have an entirely home grown dinner!  It’s also nice to have a quick and easy recipe that can blast through a bunch of eggs just in case you can’t quite keep up with your hens.

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I prefer spinach in this, but you could use any green that you happened to have fresh in the garden.  Some good choices might be chard, kale, or broccoli!

Easy Crustless Quiche Recipe


  • 12 eggs
  • 2 cups shredded cheese
  • 1 cup cream or goat milk
  • 1 packed cup fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup fresh herbs (I like oregano!)
  • 1/2 t salt


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Beat eggs in a bowl
  3. Add in cream, spinach, herbs, and salt and mix
  4. Place shredded cheese in pan
  5. Pour egg mixture over cheese
  6. Bake 40 minutes or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean
  7. Let stand for 5 minutes
  8. Eat!

What is your favorite way to use up extra eggs from your hens?  Share in the comments!

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Wednesday 19th of July 2023

Sounds easy, what cheese did you use with the goat milk?


Wednesday 19th of July 2023

Tillamook medium chedder!


Friday 23rd of November 2018

Chiffon cakes will also use up a lot of eggs and in a most delightful way.


Sunday 25th of November 2018

That sounds delicious!


Monday 1st of January 2018

What size pan is this recipe for?


Tuesday 2nd of January 2018

I made mine in a ten inch cast iron pan. It would also work in a 9x9 glass baking pan without having to adjust cooking time. If you use a larger pan keep an eye on it so it doesn't over cook.


Sunday 4th of May 2014

This was so good! I did add one cup of green onions.


Tuesday 6th of May 2014

Oh green onions would be yummy!

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