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Crustless Quiche with Sausage, Bacon and Ham is ideal for low-carb or gluten-free diets and simply because it's easier than fussing with a crust!



Total time

60 minutes




Breakfast, Brunch


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 bunch scallions, white and light green part only (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 3 hot Italian sausage (casings removed)
  • 3 slices bacon (chopped)
  • 4 ounces ham (diced)
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar, Monterey jack or Swiss cheese
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups half-and-half, whole or 2% milk
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet or saute pan over medium-high heat.  Add green bell pepper and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until softened.  Add scallion and garlic and cook 1 minute.  Transfer to a bowl.  Avoid adding any liquid released by the vegetables.  Wipe out pan.
  3. Keep heat at medium-high.  Place Italian sausage in the skillet or saute pan and cook 5 to 7 minutes, breaking it up as you go, until crumbled, browned and cooked through.  Drain on a paper towel-lined plate.  Add to bowl with vegetables.
  4. Keep heat at medium-high.  Place bacon in skillet or saute pan and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp.  Drain on a paper towel-lined plate.  Add to bowl with vegetables and sausage.  Let cool to room temperature.  Add ham and cheeses and stir to combine.
  5. Spray a 10-inch round baking dish with cooking spray.
  6. Transfer vegetable, meat and cheese mixture to prepared baking dish.
  7. Whisk together eggs and half-and-half or milk. Add salt and black pepper. Pour over vegetable, meat and cheese mixture.
  8. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until set in the center and top is lightly browned.
  9. View the recipe instructions at From a Chef's Kitchen

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