Ham and Cheese Grits Quiche

Holly Clegg
  • Yield: 6 servings


1cup water
1/3cup dry quick-cooking grits
1cup evaporated skim milk
1cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2cup finely diced ham
2large eggs
2large egg whites
-- Salt and pepper
dash Worcestershire sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In small saucepan, bring water to boil; stir in grits. Reduce heat, cover, and cook 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  3. In bowl, combine cooked grits, milk, cheese, ham, eggs, egg whites, salt and pepper, and Worcestershire sauce.
  4. Pour mixture into 9-inch pie plate coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake 30 minutes or until set.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Holly Clegg and Gerald Miletello’s Eating Well Through Cancer: Easy Recipes & Recommendations During and After Treatment (2001).

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 172
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 93mg
  • Sodium 216mg
  • Carbohydrate 12g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Protein 16g