20 Mother's Day Quiches And Frittatas She Won't Soon Forget

Cheese And Sausage Quiche in a pie plate with serving pieces
Photo: Will Dickey

Whether your Mother's Day ritual includes breakfast in bed or a lovely al fresco brunch, there's nothing like a new recipe to keep a beloved tradition fresh. We'd never claim there's anything average about a classic breakfast casserole or a sweet bread to start the day, but there's something special about a colorful baked-egg entrée that really evaluates a menu, no matter how casual.

Show Mom she taught you something right with a deceivingly easy quiche or frittata that's sure to wow. Incredibly simple, these anytime eggs give you the gift of endless options. Serve them up fresh or made ahead for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Plus, you can make them with almost anything. From sausage and potato to asparagus and cheese, you'll see our favorite frittata and quiche recipes are packed with an assortment of flavor combinations. But the best part? Personalization is easy as pie; we promise that extra touch to add Mom's favorite ingredients won't go unnoticed.

Scroll on for everything from crustless quiches to slow-cooker frittatas, all prime for your culinary creativity and all sure to make any Mother's Day meal memorable.

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Crustless Ham And Collard Greens Quiche

Crustless Ham and Spinach Quiche
Antonis Achilleos

Ham, collards, onion, and cheese combine for a sturdy base with plenty of room for customization. Add an all-purpose baking mix, milk, and eggs over the top, and you're ready to serve in just one hour.

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Sausage-Potato Frittata

Sausage-Potato Frittata

Layered with hearty ingredients for anytime eating, this savory frittata is a slow-cooker favorite. A sprinkle of Monterey Jack cheese is the perfect finishing touch.

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Mini Quiche Recipe With Asparagus And Goat Cheese

Asparagus and Goat Cheese Mini Quiches
Hector Manuel Sanchez; Prop Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Our classic asparagus and goat cheese recipe make the perfect base for a riff. Get clever with your ingredient combinations and make each solo serving slightly different.

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Leek-And-Mushroom Grits Frittata

Leek-and-Mushroom Grits Frittata
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen; Food Styling: Torie Cox

As if this 30-minute recipe isn't fast enough, you can get a head start and make the grits a day in advance. Leeks and mushrooms in this dish add an extra earthy touch.

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Asparagus Quiche

Asparagus Quiche
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Christine Keely; Food Styling: Tina Bell Stamos

The braided crust on this classic quiche is ready for its closeup. You don't have to tell anyone it's made with store-bought pie crusts.

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Tomato-Herb Mini Frittatas

Tomato-Herb Mini Frittatas
Photo: Jennifer Davick

Mini frittatas fresh from the oven in just 30 minutes? That's our kind of egg bake. No ramekins on hand? No problem. You can easily convert to a 13- x 9-inch baking dish by increasing bake time to 18 to 20 minutes.

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Sausage-And-Cheese Grits Quiche

Sausage-and-Cheese Grits Quiche Recipe
Hector Manuel Sanchez; Prop Styling: Karin Olsen; Food Styling: William Smith

Cheese grits get a makeover in this creative quiche. Prep the sausage and grits a few days in advance to make this early morning bake even easier.

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Spring Vegetable Frittata

Vegetable and Goat Cheese Frittata
Photo: Jennifer Causey  

This fast frittata makes the most of your spring market finds for a presentation that's almost too pretty to slice. We said almost. A bright zing of feta cheese makes this dish very easy to polish off.

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Bacon-Hash Brown Quiche

Bacon-Hash Brown Quiche
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Missie Neville Crawford; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Hash browns and bacon have never looked more elegant than in this cast-iron breakfast that only takes 20 minutes of prep time. Chives add an extra layer of green that might just trick people into thinking it's healthy.

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Squash Frittata

Squash Frittata
Photo: Hector Sanchez

As easy as an omelet, this seasonal frittata makes squash a star. Garnishes of chives, parsley and basil finish this dish with bright flavors.

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Quiche Lorraine

a pie dish of quiche lorraine with a slice missing

VVianney Rodriguez/Jason David Page/Southern Living

Fast and flavorful, this reader-favorite Quiche Lorraine lives up to its reputation. Our recipe studs egg filling with flecks of green onions, bacon, and a generous helping of Swiss cheese.

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Red Pepper, Potato, And Ricotta Frittata

Asparagus, Nettle, and Green Garlic Frittata image
Photo: Iain Bagwell

Roasted red bell pepper is the flavor boost your breakfast has been missing. Some rosemary covered potato wedges don't hurt either.

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Easiest Crustless Quiche

Easiest Crustless Quiche
Micah A. Leal

A crustless spin on a classic Quiche Lorraine, this basic brunch recipe can easily be upgraded with any sautéed vegetables of your choosing. A combination of Swiss and Gruyère cheese makes this extra cheesy and a crowd pleaser that Mom won't have to think twice about.

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Cheesy Mushroom-Spinach Mini Frittatas

Cheesy Mushroom-Spinach Mini Frittatas
Photographer: James Ransom, Prop Stylist: Christine Keely, Food Stylist: Ruth Blackburn

Mini might just be the best way to win over Mama. What makes these bites even better is that they can freeze for up to three months.

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Asparagus-And-Goat Cheese Quiche

Asparagus-and-Goat Cheese Quiche
Hector Manuel Sanchez; Prop Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas; Food Styling: Torie Cox

While it may look fancy, this quiche is made with store-bought crust. A fluted tart pan is all you need to make it look extra special.

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Asparagus Frittata

Asparagus Frittata
Photography and Styling: Karen Rankin

This recipe comes together in just about 15 minutes and uses less than 10 ingredients, which makes it the perfect easy recipe for this very special day. This dish may be easy, but it's full of rich flavor that is fit for a queen.

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Bacon-And-Cheddar Grits Quiche

Bacon-and-Cheddar Grits Quiche
Alison Miksch

A cheddar grits "crust" is only made better with an abundance of bacon in what's sure to be your new favorite quiche. You can even make this dish up to two days ahead of time if you are one to plan ahead.

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Hash Brown Frittata

Hash Brown Frittata
Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis

Refrigerated shredded hash browns are always good, but this easy frittata makes them even more delicious. It's simply a more aesthetic way to enjoy your eggs and potatoes.

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Roasted Tomato Quiche

Roasted Tomato Quiche
Photographer Victor Protasio, Food Stylist Ruth Blackburn, Prop Stylist Christine Keely

Every Southerner loves a good Tomato Pie, and this Roasted Tomato Quiche might just be the best way to get your fill of both tomatoes and custardy eggs. The addition of Colby-Jack cheese and bacon make this dish incredibly decadent.

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Cheese-And-Sausage Quiche

Cheese And Sausage Quiche in a pie plate with serving pieces
Will Dickey

This quiche might just sound ordinary, but a few key ingredients make it extraordinary, just like Mom.

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