Beef/ Breakfast

Easy Hamburger Quiche

Here’s a quick and easy hamburger quiche filled with all the fun flavors of a cheeseburger baked in a delicious, buttery pie crust.

A hamburger quiche on a pie plate with some salad.

Today we’ll be making an easy hamburger quiche that’s rich, decadent and familiarly comforting with ground beef and cheddar cheese nestled in a flaky, crumbly pie crust. This is really quick to put together and uses frozen pie crusts for a fuss-free breakfast, brunch, or weekend meal.

Since frozen pie crusts typically come in packs of twos, we’ll be making two quiches in the time it takes to make one, so there are plenty of leftovers to go around. They also heat up well, so win-win! If you’re handy with some dough, feel free to make your own pie crust. Otherwise, let’s keep it simple! So let’s get started.

Two images side by side of ground beef cooked in a skillet and mixing together the ingredients of an easy hamburger quiche.


Pie crusts I used frozen pie crusts but you can also make them from scratch if you have a recipe.

Add some greens – I sometimes add 10 oz. of frozen chopped spinach. Cook it according to package directions and strain it fully of its water content so it doesn’t dilute the quiche filling.

Add more meat Dress the flavor up with some cooked and crumbled bacon.

Salt and pepper – There’s no need to add salt and pepper to the filling because you get plenty of flavoring from the mayonnaise and more than enough saltiness from the cheddar cheese.

Make it crustless – If you’re watching the calories, feel free to make this low-carb by making it crustless. Pour the mixture into an oven-proof dish and bake as directed.

A hamburger quiche on a pie plate with some salad.

It was stupidly easy, even for someone who doesn’t bake like me. Just brown the ground beef and onions, drain off the fat and mix it with the rest of the filling ingredients which are basically mayo, milk, eggs and cheese. That’s really all there is to it!

Feel free to experiment with other cheeses and see what fits best. Some cheeses that work well with quiches are white cheddar cheese, Swiss cheese, mozzarella cheese, and gruyere. Let me know how you changed it up if you did! That’s it, grab a slice and enjoy.


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A hamburger quiche on a pie plate with some salad.

Easy Hamburger Quiche

  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 2 quiches 1x


Here’s a quick and easy hamburger quiche filled with all the fun flavors of a cheeseburger baked in a delicious, buttery pie crust.


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  • 2 regular 9″ pie crusts, frozen/ refrigerated/ homemade
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 small yellow onion, minced
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese, shredded and divided


  1. Over medium-high heat, brown the beef in a skillet. Drain any fat, remove beef and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, sauté onions in some oil until soft, about 2-3 minutes. Add beef back to the pan and stir to mix.
  3. Combine beef, onions, mayonnaise, milk, eggs and 2 cups of cheddar cheese in a mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Pour mixture into both pie crusts, dividing them equally.
  5. Sprinkle the tops with the remaining 1 cup of cheese.
  6. Bake the pies at 350°F for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Dish and serve hot.
  8. Enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins

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