Turkey Ham Quiche in a Grits Crust



2 c water

1/4 tsp salt

White pepper Dash

1 tsp dried onion

3/4 c quick cooking grits

1 Large egg, beaten

1-1/2 c TURKEY HAM, cubed

1 Can (4 oz) green chilies, drained and chopped

1 c Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

1 c skim milk

4 Large eggs

2 tsp prepared mustard

1/4 tsp white pepper




In 2-quart saucepan, over high heat, bring water, salt, pepper and dried onions to a boil. Slowly stir in grits. Return to boil; stirring constantly, cook 5 minutes or until very thick.

Remove pan from heat. In small bowl combine small amount of cooked grits with beaten egg; add back into saucepan with cooked grits, blending thoroughly.

In lightly greased 10-inch pie plate, spread grits mixture in bottom and up sides of pie plate.

Bake in a preheated 400 degree F oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and crust is firm.

(Recipe may be prepared to this point, cooked, covered and refrigerated until ready to serve.)


Layer turkey ham, chilies and cheese over bottom of cooked grits crust.

In small bowl combine milk, 4 eggs, mustard and pepper. Pour over ham mixture.

Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.


Nutrition Facts

262 Total Calories

12 g Total Fat

41 % Daily Total Fat

246 g Cholesterol

690 mg Sodium

19 g Total Carbohydrates

18 g Protein