Denver Omelet Quiche
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Denver Omelet Quiche

Denver Omelet Quiche has all the flavor of a Denver Omelet in a buttery pie crust. Makes a great make-ahead recipe for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Ham, onion, bell pepper, and cheese combine to make a delicious quiche.
Course Lunch
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 29 minutes
Total Time 44 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen deep dish pie crust
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet or yellow onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup diced ham
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Prick the bottom of the pie crust with a fork. Bake for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in a nonstick pan melt butter. Add onion, red bell pepper, and green bell pepper. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Let cool slightly.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs and half-and-half. 
  • Add salt, pepper, garlic powder, ham, onion mixture, and cheese. Stir to mix. Pour into pie crust.
  • Place pie crust on a baking sheet and place in oven. Bake 40 to 45 minutes. Serve warm or cold.