Crustless Quiche with Green Beans and Swiss Chard

This crustless quiche makes a wonderful brunch item and it also turns out to be perfect for 'make-ahead' breakfast. It has bacon and is loaded with veggies.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Crustless Quiche
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6 slices
Author Regina


  • 6 slices bacon
  • 2 stalks Swiss chard
  • 1.5 cups cheese grated
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 1.5 ounces green beans chopped
  • 4 eggs
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  2. Cut the bacon slices into strips and fry in a pan until crisp. Drain on a paper towel. Use the bacon fat to grease a 9-inch pie plate.
  3. Wash the Swiss chard and hold tight onto the stalk while ripping off the leaves. Rip the leaves into small pieces and chop the stalks finely.
  4. In are large bowl whisk together eggs, milk and mustard. Stir in bacon strips, Swiss chard leaves and stalks, grated cheese, onion and green beans. Season with salt & pepper to taste.
  5. Pour into prepared pie plate and bake for 45-50 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes before cutting into slices.