Muffin Sized Breakfast Quiche

"From the kitchen of Leanne Ely author of "Saving Dinner." Measurements are approximate and cooking time and servings depends on the size of your muffin tin cups and of course the size and appetite of who you are serving. This is a great and easy idea and I'm sure there could be many variations; different types of cheese, a little garlic, maybe some crumbled bacon, etc."
photo by Charlotte G. photo by Charlotte G.
photo by Charlotte G.
photo by ThinkGreenandGrowUr photo by ThinkGreenandGrowUr
photo by Charlotte G. photo by Charlotte G.
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Ready In:
8-12 quiche-muffins




  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Lightly grease your muffin pan with spray or oil on a paper towel, set aside.
  • Saute the Chopped Onions in a pan with the tablespoon of oil, until translucent.
  • Crack the eggs in a bowl and beat as if making scrambled eggs. Salt and Pepper eggs to taste.
  • Into the greased muffin cups add about 3 or 4 leaves of Spinach. (You probably won't use the whole bag.).
  • Top the Spinach with about a teaspoon each of the sauted Onions.
  • Top the onions with about 1 Tablespoon each of the Cheddar Cheese.
  • Then ladle enough egg mixture into each muffin cup to fill the tin about 2/3 full.
  • Bake your little quiches for 10-20 minutes, (depending on the size of your muffin tin cups.) They should be nicely browned on top, but do not overcook. Check for doneness with a toothpick.
  • Let your quiche-muffins cool for 10 minutes in the pan. Then using a dinner knife, gently run the blade around the perimeter of each muffin to loosen. Then plop them carefully on a plate to finish cooling and serve.

Questions & Replies

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  1. mariacicchetti
    What is total fat, total carbs, total fiber and total protein in one muffin?
  2. Cynthia D.
    Could I add chopped scallions instead of onion? And could I add cooked chopped bacon? Thanks!
  3. lisa515ny_10050202
    My accompanying dishes all use 350 so wondering if I could adapt this to 350 too?
  4. herbert982
    Have you tried freezing them for enjoyment later ? I'm a widower and always looking for food to make enough for another meal.


  1. Tammy from Lorette
    I made a simpler version - with just the eggs, cheese and some chopped up ham. It was delicious! I made it for our ladies brunch at church - and it was all gone, always a good testimony to a recipe. Thanks for this simple and delicious recipe.
  2. jennifern74
    this was a very easy first quiche recipe for me. I altered it's slightly by also adding to the egg mixture some of my reserved onions and spinach and a tiny bit of diced ham. I also topped off each muffin with a little bit of the reserved shredded cheddar cheese. The photo I posted is of the mini quiche muffins before they were baked... Also individually freeze nicely for a quick 30 sec. microwave breakfast later!!!
  3. ThinkGreenandGrowUr
    Substituted snipped chives and blossoms for the onion and added 6 slices crumbled bacon. Love the recipe thanks for sharing :)
  4. Stacey Stallings
    very good and easy to make. made them for brunch for my boyfriend and I.I sauteed sweet peppers and onions in olive oil as well as added bacon bits.
  5. FriskyKitty
    Very Good.


  1. Charlotte G.
    I made half with broccoli and the other half with spinach. So good.
    • Review photo by Charlotte G.
  2. ThinkGreenandGrowUr
    Substituted snipped chives and blossoms for the onion and added 6 slices crumbled bacon. Love the recipe thanks for sharing :)


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