Breakfast Quiche & Stratas

In the same family as omelets, frittatas, and other egg casserole dishes, quiches and stratas are unique. Quiches are lighter custards that can be baked with a variety of ingredients combined with eggs. While typically served in a pie-like crust, crustless quiche recipes are also just as savory. Check out some of the best breakfast quiches and stratas recipes!

Staff Picks

Broccoli-Cheddar Quiche

Rating: 3.17 stars
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This versatile dish goes from brunch buffet to dinner table in a snap and is great with a leafy green salad. The flaky crust and custard filling make it a perfect vehicle for an array of mix-ins.Baking the crust before adding the filling, known as blind baking, ensures it won't get soggy. Our favorite pie dough recipe is Basic Pie Crust.

Bacon-Cheese Quiche

Rating: 3.1 stars
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This versatile dish goes from brunch buffet to dinner table in a snap and is great with a leafy green salad. The flaky crust and custard filling make it a perfect vehicle for a variety of mix-ins. Baking the crust before adding the filling, known as blind baking, ensures it won't get soggy. Our favorite pie dough recipe is Basic Pie Crust.

Spinach-and-Cheddar Slab Quiche

Feed a crowd during the holidays with this big-batch make-ahead quiche. It teams a rich sesame seed-studded crust with a cheesy spinach filling.

Bacon and Spinach Quiche

Can't decide between a quiche Lorraine or Florentine for your next brunch? Add bacon and spinach to the basic filling for the best of both worlds.

Classic Quiche

Rating: 4.67 stars
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This recipe, which is a perfect main dish for brunch, makes enough for one quiche baked in a nine-inch springform pan, or two quiches baked in eight- or nine-inch pie plates.

Spinach and Cheddar Strata

Rating: 3.09 stars
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This is a great option for a vegetarian dinner; the eggs, cheese, and milk provide plenty of protein.

Potato-Crusted Herb Quiche

Thinly sliced potatoes layered gratin-style make a beautiful gluten-free crust for this easy company-worthy quiche that's perfect for brunch.

Jewish-Deli Strata

Our Jewish-Deli strata features garnishes like capers, red onion, and lemon add freshness to this bagels-and-lox-inspired strata.

Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche

Rating: 3.53 stars
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This spring brunch dish is made richer with Gruyere, an aged Swiss cheese with a nutty flavor that tastes great with eggs. Meanwhile asparagus adds a springtime element to the dish.

Shallot-Mushroom Quiche

Rating: 3.43 stars
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This versatile dish goes from brunch buffet to dinner table in a snap and is great with a leafy green salad. The flaky crust and custard filling make it a perfect vehicle for a variety of mix-ins.Baking the crust before adding the filling, known as blind baking, ensures it won't get soggy. Our favorite pie dough recipe is Basic Pie Crust.

Crustless Broccoli-Cheddar Quiches

Rating: 3.11 stars
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Breakfast for one? In these individual quiches, broccoli gives the creamy cheddar and egg a nice crunch; eliminating the crust cuts down on baking time.
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Inspiration and Ideas

20 Frittata and Strata Recipes Just Right for Brunch or Dinner
Whether you have the time to plan ahead or prefer to improvise on the spot, frittatas and stratas are a two delicious categories of egg dishes that will meet the moment.
Sausage and Swiss Chard Strata
Rating: Unrated
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Something like a cross between an omelet casserole and bread pudding, strata is perfect for serving a crowd at breakfast or brunch as it can be made ahead of time.

Canadian-Bacon Strata

Rating: 3.49 stars
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This savory breakfast pudding looks a little like a pizza when it comes out of the oven. It can be prepared the night before through step 2 and baked the next morning.