October Recipe Of The Month: Seasonal Veggie & Ham Quiche

Here is this month’s post for the “Recipe of the Month” series.

Spending money on ready-made food and ingredients can be one of the largest expenses in your budget. My household has the mainstays that are generally budget-friendly, tasty meals that don’t make you feel deprived in the slightest. My goal with this series is to share my cost-effective go-to recipes that couples and families will enjoy.

October 2017

Recipe of the Month

• Seasonal Veggie & Ham Quiche •

Seasonal Ham & Veggie Quiche

Seasonal Veggie & Ham Quiche

A satisfying meal taken from morning to night by adding a variety of seasonal fresh vegetables to this crustless delight. (Rhyming champ!)

Best time to enjoy:

Morning or night

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6


  • 12 Eggs (large) $3.00
  • 1 pack Mushrooms (pre-cut) $3.00
  • 1 Red bell pepper $1.50
  • 1 bunch Spinach $2.00
  • 1 Zucchini $1.50
  • 1 Onion $1.25
  • 1 small package Ham (sliced) $5.00
  • 1 small bottle Half and Half (or milk) $2.00
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese (shredded $3.50
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  • Total $22.75
  • Cost per serving $3.79




    1. Chop the red pepper, zucchini, and onion into small pieces.

    2. Chop the ham into small pieces.

    3. Place the chopped ingredients, plus the pre-cut mushrooms, spinach, and ham into a skillet and slightly pre-cook the ingredients until they have reduced. It should be about 10 minutes.



      1. Beat 12 eggs in a rectangular casserole dish.

      2. Add 1/2 cup of half and half (or milk) to the dish; mix well.

      3. Pour the pre-cooked skillet ingredients into the dish with the mixed eggs.

      4. Add salt and pepper; mix well.

      5. Stir in 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese.

      6. Bake at 400 degrees for 40 minutes.



        1. Cut out a square of quiche to enjoy. Voila!

        2. Serve with avocado or buttered toast, if desired.

        Enjoy, and share your thoughts if you try this recipe!

        seasonal veggie & ham quiche

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