How to Make the Best Spinach Quiche Without Crust Recipe

This easy spinach quiche without crust recipe is perfect for a light breakfast or dinner. It’s perfect for holiday mornings or as a side dish!

We all have those ‘go to’ favorite recipes we use over and over again. Well, my Spinach Quiche Without Crust recipe is one of mine!

If you want a quiche recipe that everyone will love, this is it!

What Is Quiche Without Crust?

Quiche without crust is a dish made up of eggs, cheese, and other fillings baked in a pie dish. It is usually served as a main course or side dish. Some popular fillings include ham, bacon, sausage, vegetables, and seafood. Quiche without crust is a quick and easy meal to prepare and can be customized to fit your taste.

Unfortunately, it’s often overlooked because of its crust component. But did you know how simple it is to make a quiche without the crust?

Pour & Bake

Basically, all you need to do is pour and bake!  Not only does this eliminate the need for the crust, but it also cuts back on excess calories and carbs. Keep reading for the recipe I use time and time again. Everyone loves this recipe….and with no gluten in it, everyone can have it!

How to Make a Quiche Without Crust

I cannot tell you the number of times I’ve made this dish! So how exactly do you make a quiche without a crust? Keep reading to see just how easy this really is. 

  • Step 1 – Chop one onion
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  • Next – saute onion in 2 tablespoons of olive oil 
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Cook Onions until Tender but not brown

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Step 3 – add 16 oz of frozen spinach (chopped) to the onions. Spice to taste with salt, pepper, garlic powder, garlic salt, and crushed red pepper flakes.

When cooked thru and warmed, set aside to cool.

  • Scramble 12 eggs in a bowl
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Add 1 package of Shredded Swiss & Gruyere cheese to eggs and scramble- 12 to 16 oz. (Trader Joe’s has the best cheese blend) 

Combine spinach and onions with the egg and cheese mixture.

  • Spray the quiche dish with cooking spray and pour in the quiche. 
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes, when the top is slightly brown and the knife comes out clean when cut into the quiche. 

How to Make the Best Spinach Quiche Without Crust Recipe

This easy spinach quiche without crust recipe is perfect for a light breakfast or dinner. It's perfect for holiday mornings or as a side dish!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 10 people


  • 1 medium Onion
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 16 oz Frozen Chopped Spinach
  • 12 oz Shredded Swiss & Gruyere Cheese
  • 1 tsp each Salt/pepper, garlic salt, garlic powder, crushed red pepper flakes


  • Saute medium onion in olive oil
  • Add 16 oz Chopped Spinach
  • Cook until heated thru
  • Sprinkle salt/pepper/garlic powder/garlic salt and red pepper flakes to taste
  • Let Cool
  • Scarmble 12 eggs
  • Add shredded cheese to egg mixture
  • Pour spinach mixture into egg and cheese
  • Spray Quiche Pan with Cooking Spray
  • Bake in oven for 25 minutes at 350 degrees until top is lightly browned and knife cut into comes out clean
Keyword breakfast, dinner, easy meal, Gluten Free, healthy recipe, quiche, quiche without crust, side dish, spinach quiche, vegetarian

What to Serve with Quiche?

When serving quiche, it’s important to consider what sides will complement the dish. Spinach quiche is a rich and savory option and can be served either as a main course or as a breakfast option. 

As the quiche itself already contains eggs and cheese, consider pairing it with light and fresh options like a mixed greens salad or lightly dressed quinoa salad. 

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spinach quiche in pan ready to serve

For brunch options, fruit skewers or avocado toast are also delicious complements to the quiche. Alternatively, if you’re serving the quiche without a crust for a low-carb option, consider adding roasted vegetables or crispy bacon as additional toppings for texture and flavor. No matter what sides you choose, spinach quiche is sure to be a delicious addition to your meal!

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This quiche without crust recipe is guaranteed to have your guests asking for more. 

The best part is this can be made ahead and warmed for your guests, or made in 30 minutes while everyone is waking up on Christmas morning. 

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Quiche is a great dish to make for holidays or any special occasion. It’s easy to customize with your favorite ingredients, and it doesn’t require a lot of time or effort to prepare. This quiche recipe is simple and straightforward, but it yields delicious results every time. What’s your favorite go-to recipe for special occasions? We would love to hear about it in the comments below. Thanks for reading, and happy cooking!

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