Savory and filling, this garbage quiche is a unique twist on a classic dish.

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This garbage quiche recipe allows you to use up any leftover ingredients in your fridge to create a flavorful and satisfying meal. With a flaky crust, creamy filling, and endless ingredient variations, this dish is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dinner.


  • 1 refrigerated pie crust
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • Assorted leftover vegetables (e.g. bell peppers, onions, mushrooms)
  • Assorted leftover proteins (e.g. ham, bacon, sausage)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Unroll the pie crust and press it into a pie dish.
  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper.
  4. Stir in the shredded cheese, leftover vegetables, and proteins.
  5. Pour the mixture into the pie crust.
  6. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the quiche is set and lightly browned.
  7. Let cool slightly before serving.

Interesting Facts

  • Quiche originated in France and is a versatile dish that can be made with a variety of ingredients.
  • Using leftovers in a quiche reduces food waste and adds unique flavors to the dish.