Crustless Spinach-and-Mushroom Quiche


If you wish, use pancake mix instead of biscuit mix in this savory quiche. Either one helps stabilize the quiche so it holds a clean-cut edge.

Crustless Spinach-and-Mushroom Quiche
Photo: Scott Little
Prep Time:
20 mins
Slow Cook Time:
4 hrs
Cool Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 35 mins


  • Disposable slow cooker liner

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 1 10 ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained

  • 4 slices bacon

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 cup coarsely chopped portobello mushrooms

  • ½ cup chopped red sweet pepper (1 small)

  • 1 ½ cup shredded Gruyère cheese or Swiss cheese (6 ounces)

  • 8 eggs

  • 2 cup half-and-half or whole milk

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh chives

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ cup packaged biscuit mix


  1. Line a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with disposable slow cooker liner; coat liner with cooking spray. Using clean paper towels, press spinach to remove as much liquid as possible; set aside.

  2. In a medium skillet cook bacon until crisp; drain, crumble, and set aside. Discard drippings. In same skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add mushrooms and sweet pepper; cook and stir until tender. Stir in spinach and cheese.

  3. In a medium bowl combine eggs, half-and-half, chives, salt, and black pepper. Stir egg mixture into spinach mixture in skillet. Gently fold in biscuit mix. Pour egg mixture into prepared slow cooker. Sprinkle with bacon.

  4. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Turn off cooker. If possible, remove crockery liner from cooker. Cool for 15 to 30 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

431 Calories
31g Fat
15g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 431
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 349mg 116%
Sodium 699mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 20.1mg 101%
Calcium 484.6mg 37%
Iron 2.9mg 16%
Potassium 552mg 12%
Folate, total 129mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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