Single-Serving Spinach Quiche

I don't know about you, but I love the taste of a good quiche. I make them with the usual pie crust, eggs, cheese, and all of the other tasty ingredients that go into it. I had such a taste for one that I started getting what was needed to make one. As I was looking, I realized I had no pie crust available or the ingredients to make it. So instead, I made my own quick single-serving quiche using a tortilla as a shell.

I also decided to make it even healthier. For the full-size quiche, I used 2 parts half-and-half and 1 part skim milk instead of all heavy cream like I normally did. For the mini one, I took it a step further and did half skim milk, half half-and-half. It required a bit more baking time (perhaps because it was thinner?), but still tasted good and had just enough richness while still being light.

Single-Serving Spinach Quiche


  • 1 fajita size whole wheat tortilla
  • 1/3 package frozen, chopped spinach
  • 1 tablespoon finely minced onion
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • Handful of shredded Swiss cheese


Preheat your oven to 37 degrees F. Place the tortilla in a 2-cup, round, oven-safe dish. I used a 2-cup Pyrex storage container, lining it around the bottom and sides like a pie crust. You will need to fold the sides in a few places.

Chop the frozen spinach up into 1/2 inch pieces. Melt the butter in a frying pan and saute the onions for about 1 minute. Add the spinach and cook over medium to medium-high heat for about 5 minutes or until most of the water has evaporated. Season with salt, pepper and a small bit of nutmeg and taste.

Beat the egg in a small bowl and add the milk and half-and-half. Whisk in the spinach and onion. Pour the egg mixture into the tortilla-lined dish and top with Swiss cheese. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until quiche is puffed up and set.


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Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

Yum! I love spinach quiche. I'm going to bookmark this recipe! Awesome!

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Field-Of-Flowers 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Hi Victoria Lynn thanks!! I love spinach quiche too. It's my favorite kind. Bookmark away... and enjoy to your hearts content! :-)

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Terishere 5 years ago

I love spinach quiche!! I'm bookmarking this hub....

Love I love spinach quiche, I've never made it. Here's hoping it turns out well :)


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Field-Of-Flowers 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Hi Terishere I love it too! Thanks for bookmarking this and I hope you enjoy every bite!

Have a great day! :-)

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Cloverleaf 5 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

Hi Field of Flowers, I love quiche, and this recipe is just perfect for one - great job, voted up!


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Stacie L 5 years ago

this Spinach quiche looks like an easy recipe;thats good..

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Field-Of-Flowers 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Hi Cloverleaf thanks for stopping by and I love quiche too! Also,thanks for the votes they are much appreciated!

Have a great day! :-)

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Field-Of-Flowers 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Hi Stacie L thanks for commenting! It is an easy recipe and very tasty!

Have a great day! :-)

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LADYGIRL 5 years ago

I always wanted to know how to make Cheese Quiche, it looks so good. Tomorrow I will go out and get the ingredients. I know it will taste delightful. Good Hub..

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Field-Of-Flowers 5 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Hi LADYGIRL thanks for stopping by and commenting. It is very tasty... enjoy every bite! Like Julia Child would say... 'Bon Appetit!'

Have a great day! :-)

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TheListLady 4 years ago from New York City

Oh this is so great! I just love when we become enterprising and creative - what fun! I have not had a quiche is so long - it is time. Thanks a lot! Yay!

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Field-Of-Flowers 4 years ago from Midwest, USA Author

Hi TheListLady thanks for coming by and commenting! Oh, this is so tasty I hope you enjoy every bite! You're quite welcome and have a great day! :-)

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