Noodle-Crusted Denver Quiche

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From: American Egg Board

Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 40 min.
Total: 60 min.
A baked noodle crust forms the foundation of this ham-and-pepper quiche.


  • 2 cups fine egg noodles, cooked and drained
  • 1 Tbs water
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3 Tbs chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped cooked ham
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tsp prepared mustard


  • Heat oven to 375°F. Press noodles evenly on bottom and sides of greased 9-inch pie plate.
  • Heat water in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add bell pepper and onion; cook and stir until water has evaporated and vegetables are crisp-tender, 3–4 minutes. Add ham; mix well. Spoon into noodle crust.
  • Beat eggs, milk, and mustard in medium bowl until blended. Carefully pour over ham mixture.
  • Bake in center of 375°F oven until center is puffed and knife inserted near center comes out clean, 30–40 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into wedges.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 216
  Calories from Fat 80 (37%)
(13%)Total Fat 9g
(16%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(77%)Cholesterol 231mg
(5%)Sodium 120mg
(6%)Potassium 211mg
Total Carbohydrate 17g
(5%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(33%)Protein 16g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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