the one with sausage and kale quiche

Am I the only person in the world who expects my week night dinners to take less than an hour to cook? Ugh, it seems like every recipe I find lately is intricate, has lots of prep, and then takes 45 minutes to cook. Those meals are usually the best and definitely deserve their place. that place is not in my week night meals.

Quiche is one of those meals, and it’s not something I’ve ever made before. As a matter of fact, I didn’t really like it until recently. Except those mini ones that serve as appetizers that are very cheesy . . . I liked those, a lot. But in an effort to expand my horizons and learn to cook more recipes I decided to try some – sausage and kale quiche to be specific.


The end results was a delicious meal . . . that I probably won’t ever make again. HA! I’m half kidding. The recipe says it takes 40 minutes to cook . . . and it probably does . . . but I forgot to bake the crust a little beforehand.

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This still made for a delicious – fully cooked – meal that just so also happens to be fairly healthy! My next step is to figure out how to make crust-less quiches. Paleo, holla!


Do you like quiche? I’d love to hear your favorite recipe?

the one with sausage and kale quiche

the one with sausage and kale quiche


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 5 oz. fresh baby kale (up to 8 oz)
  • 1/2 lb. cooked crumbled sausage
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded sharp white cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 5 eggs (or 1-1/4 cups Egg Beaters)
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half, cream or milk
  • 1 premade pie crust


  1. bake crust for about 15 minutes at 350
  2. sauté olive oil, onion, and sausage until sausage is browned
  3. place on top of crust
  4. mix all other ingredients together
  5. pour on top of sausage
  6. bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes

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  • Reply Faith

    It looks amazing. My boss has it quite a bit and I don’t know if I like it or not. I’ve tried it..just not sure about it. Ha! And I agree…every meal I find always seems to take forever and I don’t get home till around 6 every thank you! 🙂

    November 20, 2014 at 8:03 am
  • Reply Nina @ Flowers in my Hair

    I love quiche! I can’t eat it now but I love it!!!

    November 20, 2014 at 9:30 am
  • Reply Sarah @ 12 Twenty Seven

    Quiche is SO good and it’s a funny word.

    November 20, 2014 at 11:23 am
  • Reply Jenna @ A Savory Feast

    Yum! This sounds so good. I’ve been meaning to try making some quiche soon. I love kale and sausage together, so maybe I’ll try this one.

    November 20, 2014 at 11:41 am
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