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Prosciutto-Crusted Mini-Quiches

Hey guys!

Just popping in really quick to share a recipe. The people at the Aldi test kitchens sent me a $10 certificate and several Easter recipes and projects to choose from, each under $10. I decided the mini quiches were calling my name.


These are perfect for me because while I love quiche filling, I am seriously not a fan of pie crust (unless it’s graham cracker crust!)

The original recipe had no crust, but I decided to line my muffin tin with prosciutto, which is actually from Aldi, so it’s a totally legit addition. 😉 (I first saw this idea on Nom Nom Paleo.)

Sadly, no one in my family shares my affection for quiche, so I made a half recipe with just four eggs.


I also left out the mushrooms (not a fan!) and subbed Swiss cheese for the cheddar.

Incidentally, I am so very happy that Aldi carries Swiss year round now. Woo!


These were pretty tasty right out of the oven, but I thought they were even more delicious the next day, cold out of the fridge.


They make a very easy grab and go breakfast, and unlike many portable breakfast foods, they’re not filled with sugar and refined carbs. So, that’s a nice little plus.

A few notes: if you’re using prosciutto, I’d use less salt in the filling, since prosciutto is quite salty. Also, next time I’d stir in some heavy cream to make these a little bit more rich and creamy. I do that when I make scrambled eggs, and I think most quiche recipes call for that as well.

And, I’m sure you could go pretty crazy subbing veggies in here…sauteed red peppers would be good, and so would sliced green onions. Chopped spinach would work well too.

Prosciutto-Crusted Mini Quiches

8 large eggs
1 cup shredded sharp sheddar cheese
20 grape tomatoes
1/2 cup mushrooms (quite optional!)
1/2 cup onion
1/2 tsp. salt (use a little less if using prosciutto)
1/2 tsp. black pepper
salsa (optional)
prosciutto (optional)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Saute onions and mushrooms in a small pan until veggies release their juices (I sauteed mine in a bit of butter.)

In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, salt, and pepper together. Stir in cheese, sauteed veggies, and diced grape tomatoes.

Grease muffin cups, and if using prosciutto, neatly press prosciutto into each muffin cup.

Pour quiche batter evenly into muffin cups. Bake 15-18 minutes, or until quiches are firm and slightly brown. Serve with salsa if desired.

P.S. You can see some of the other spring Aldi projects on the Aldi pin board.

disclosure: Aside from the $10 certificate, this post is not sponsored in any way. All opinions and photos are my own, because even if I was a sellout, $10 wouldn’t really do the trick. 😉 Hee.


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Wednesday 3rd of April 2013

i have never like quiche, i think because of the crust/egg mixture. i can't wait to try this as i love eggs but i get sick of scrambled or over hard. thank you! love your blog by the way, so down to earth and honest.


Saturday 30th of March 2013

Thanks for this recipe! I have stopped eating wheat and sugar last year and came here less frequently because of it. But seeing you also enjoy the nom nom paleo blog and sometimes even cook her stuff makes me very happy! I will check back more regularly once again.

Alison Wood

Thursday 28th of March 2013

Hi Kristen! These look so yummy! I am pinning it so I can make it when I get my oven. My family and I are missionaries in Asia and ovens are hard to come by, but I am finally getting one in May, so your recipe is on my "to bake" list! I love quiche! I want to thank you for your great posts and most importantly for your stand for Christ. It is so refreshing to see another blogger who puts their complete trust in Jesus Christ for salvation. I am a new follower and am going to recommend your blog to other Christian moms that are looking for blogs to read for inspiration. I am from the Southeast too:) Visiting from Pint-sized Treasures


Thursday 28th of March 2013

Hey, I noticed you linked to one of my favorite Paleo blogs! Are you interested in Paleo or just randomly found the recipe? There are lots of good Paleo "egg muffin" recipes out there for those who don't do dairy/cheese.


Thursday 28th of March 2013

Well, I enjoy reading Nom Nom Paleo because of the food photography, mostly! ;) And although I'm not a Paleo eater (I'm not entirely convinced that things like whole oats are a bad choice, but I do think we Americans eat way too much in the way of sugar and refined grains), I have been on a mission to find ways to incorporate more vegetables into our diets, and Paleo blogs are good sources for that.


Wednesday 27th of March 2013

How long do you think these would be good for in the refrigerator after cooking? I'm new to quiche making and these sound delicious but I would probably be the only one to eat them so I'm trying to decide between a whole or half recipe. :) Thanks!

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