Servings: 6-8
Skill Level: Intermediate

Courtesy of Luther Belden Farm

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Grandma Belden’s Quiche


1 8-inch unbaked pie shell

1 lb. lean ground beef

1/3 cup chopped onion

Salt and pepper to taste

½ cup mayonnaise*

2 eggs*

1 tbsp. cornstarch

1 ½ cups grated “seriously” sharp cheddar cheese


*For a lighter version, use fat-free mayonnaise, low-fat or fat-free milk, egg whites and reduced-fat cheese.


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a sauté pan, brown beef and onions, season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a bowl, blend mayonnaise, milk, eggs, and cornstarch until smooth.
  4. Line bottom of pie shell with beef and onion mixture.
  5. Pour the egg mixture over the beef and onions and cover evenly.
  6. Evenly layer cheese on top of mixture.
  7. Place on a standard 9×13 baking tray and bake for 35-40 minutes, until knife comes out clean.
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