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Crustless Quiche Lorraine

This Crustless Quiche Lorraine is the low carb twist on a classic recipe! Perfect for Sunday Brunch or any day of the week!

Sooo, I love Quiche. I love it for brunch, dinner, breakfast snack…you get the point, I love it.

But, Pookah has to eat gluten free due to his allergies, and I AM TRYING to eat healthier but still eat all of my favorite things.

So my crustless Quiche Lorraine recipe was born.

crustless quiche lorraine

Crustless Quiche Lorraine Recipe

This recipe is easy. Because I don’t do complicated. And I hate cooking, so I want to be in the kitchen for as little time as possible.

From start to finish, the Crustless Quiche Lorraine took me about 25 minutes.

What I really love, is that no matter what diet you are on, this recipe can fit: keto, Gluten free, low carb etc.

So let me show you exactly how easy this recipe is.

How to Make this Easy Crustless Quiche Lorraine

Another thing I love about this recipe is how you can just grab things from your pantry and refrigerator and make it. And yes, I do keep Gruyere cheese in my fridge. It’s versatile.

What you need:

An 8 inch Cast Iron Skillet

Olive Oil


Thick Cut Bacon


Gruyere cheese


Salt and Pepper

Fry up your bacon and save some of the bacon fat to saute your shallots in

Next, combine your eggs, milk, salt and pepper and whisk together

Next, add the cheese!

Pour it all back into the cast iron skillet and put the whole thing in the oven and 10 minutes later….

crustless quiche lorraine in a cast ion skillet

Easy peasy!

So scroll on down for all of the details!


crustless quiche lorraine in a cast ion skillet

Crustless Quiche Lorraine

LaShawn Wiltz
This Crustless Quiche Lorraine is the low carb twist on a classic recipe! Perfect for Sunday Brunch or any day of the week!
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Recipes
Servings 4


  • 1 tsp of extra virgin Olive oil
  • 3 slices of thick cut bacon chopped
  • 1 medium shallot finely chopped
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • 1/4 tsp of kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp of black pepper
  • 1 cup of shredded Gruyere Cheese
  • Chives for garnish


  • In an 8 inch cast iron skillet, cook bacon.
  • Remove bacon from the pan, chop up and set aside.
  • Reserve some of the scrapings from the bottom of the pan and a tsp of the bacon grease. Add in olive oil and heat to medium.
  • Add in shallots, cook 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • In a bowl, combine eggs, milk, salt, and pepper. Whisk until combined.
  • Pour mixture into skillet and cook 3 minutes. stirring occasionally to allow the runny egg to go to the bottom of the pan.
  • Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes until the middle is set.
  • Garnish with chives
  • Let sit for 15 minutes, then serve.


Note, this Crustless Quiche will not be as thick as say, a Quiche with a crust. More like a frittata. If you wish to make it thicker, try a smaller pan rather than the 8 inch used here.
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Tuesday 19th of May 2020

Good article i like which are very beneficial for me


Tuesday 12th of May 2020

It looks lovely! Now I want to make one.

LaShawn Wiltz

Tuesday 12th of May 2020

it was good!