Ricotta Spinach Quiche

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Stand time15 minutes
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: easy-quiche-recipes, easy-spinach-quiche, ricotta-spinach-quiche
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 418kcal


  • 1 9 inch deep dish pie crust frozen, refrigerated or homemade
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 cups packed baby spinach leaves
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 medium cloves garlic minced
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese divided use
  • 1-2 Tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper or 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella or provolone cheese
  • 8-10 cherry tomatoes halved


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Prick bottom of pie crust and bake for 5 minutes.
  • In a medium size skillet, melt butter. Add spinach and green onions, cooking over medium high for 1-2 minutes or just until spinach has welted and released juice. Add garlic, cook for 1 minute longer. Remove from heat and set aside to cool slightly.
  • In a medium size bowl, whisk together eggs, cream and ricotta with basil, salt, pepper, onion powder and nutmeg. Add spinach, onions, 1 cup cheese and 1 Tbsp Parmesan. Mix until evenly distributed. Pour evenly into pie crust.
  • Use a fork to evenly distribute the spinach. Arrange tomatoes on top and sprinkle with reserved 1/2 cup shredded cheese and 1 Tbsp Parmesan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes then lower oven temperature to 350°F. Bake for an additional 30-40 minutes or until the center is set when gently shaken.
  • Cool on a cooling rack for at least 15 minutes prior to slicing.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 207mg | Sodium: 407mg | Potassium: 236mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1607IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 283mg | Iron: 2mg


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