Quiche is a great breakfast dish, but I find that it’s not so easy to eat all of your fresh-from oven or air fryer quiche at one time. This means there will always be some leftover and sitting around waiting! Plus you know what happens when people try reheating their cold cooked meats in the microwave…it often leads them towards disaster (and sometimes explosion!). So today we’re going investigate if an appliance called “the Air Frier” can do better with these leftovers than my old Oven did:)
Can I Reheat Quiche?
Yes, you can reheat quiche in air fryer.
Reheating quiche in an air fryer is a much healthier alternative to microwaving it. You will not have the same problems that are associated with heating foods in the microwave, such as soggy food or food getting too hot.
Quiche will keep for about 3 days when placed in the fridge after it has been cooled following cooking. This means that if you have leftover quiche from your meal or breakfast you can quickly reheat it to enjoy again later on!
When using the reheat function of your Air Fryer I would recommend keeping your cooked dish refrigerated until 5-10 minutes before placing in the Air Fryer. This will help to minimize the amount of time it takes to reheat your quiche and maintain a high quality.
How to reheat quiche in air fryer: Step by step!
1. Remove your leftover quiche from the fridge and cut into slices or cubes as desired, I would recommend that you wait 5-10 mins before placing into the air fryer for maximum efficiency.
2. Place slices or cubes onto wire rack in Air Fryer ensuring that all pieces are spread out evenly with space between each piece.
3. Set the temperature to 180c/350F and select a cooking time of 10 minutes, this will really help crisp up those edges without adding too much additional heat to your dish which might overcook it i.e. drying it out.
4. During the cooking process you may turn slices over so they are evenly cooked and crisp up on all sides, you also might notice that some pieces appear to be browning or crisping more than others – If so simply shake pan half way through cooking time to redistribute heat allowing for greater consistency of taste and texture!
5. Serve and enjoy your simply reheated quiche without the usual microwave risks!!!
Tips: I would recommend using a wire rack in your Air Fryer when reheating quiche dishes to maximize airflow and avoid any sogginess which would result from placing directly onto the bottom of the appliance.
You can add cheese if desired during the reheating process or after for even extra crunch!
Take care not to overcook your quiche if reheated as you might end up drying it out and nobody wants that!!!
Can Quiche Be Frozen And Reheated?
Yes, quiche can be frozen and reheated.
Quiche is actually one of the easiest dishes that you can freeze and then reheat later. You should also know that there are two very different ways to do it: either by pre-cooking your pie or by freezing an unfinished quiche.
Freezing Quiches Without Pre-Cooking:
This is an easy way to do things and means that you won’t need to cook anything before serving up your quiche again! Simply assemble the ingredients, follow all of your normal cooking instructions, and allow everything to cool once cooked. The next step would be for you to wrap the whole dish very well in cling film (plastic wrap) or foil before popping it into your freezer.
Even though freezing these dishes can make them last much longer we recommend consuming them within 3 months otherwise you could notice problems with taste and texture etc…
How to Reheat Frozen Quiche:
You’ll need to decide between microwaving or oven heating when it comes to reheating your quiche.
Microwaving: This is the quickest way to reheat any meal and all you’ll need to do here is remove your frozen quiche from its container or bag, place into a microwave-safe dish, cover with cling film (plastic wrap) or a plate and cook on full power for 2 minutes. After this time check that the center of the pie has reached at least 60°C before serving. You might need to give it another 30 seconds or so if not!
Oven Heating: If microwaving isn’t an option then oven heating will allow for a more uniform heat distribution which should guarantee a better quality result. To do this simply remove your quiche from its freezer wrapping and pop it into an oven pre-heated to 220°C. Bake the quiche for around 15 to 20 minutes, making sure that it is thoroughly heated through before serving up!
Can you heat quiche twice?
Yes! This is a question we get asked a lot, and the answer is yes you can reheat a quiche twice or more.
If your quiche has been frozen you will need to heat it once on its own before mixing with other ingredients for another dish/dessert etc..
To reheat on its own remove from freezer, wrap in cling film (plastic wrap) or foil and then place into an oven pre-heated to 200°C for somewhere between 15 and 20 minutes depending on size of pie. If your quiche has not been frozen simply follow these instructions but reduce cooking time by around 5 minutes as there will be no need to bring up the temperature again!
If you see any signs of over-cooking remove from the oven and enjoy!
Can cold quiche be heated in microwave?
Yes, yes you can. Simply make sure the quiche is fully defrosted before following any of these instructions. Remove from freezer and wrap well in cling film (plastic wrap) or foil before cooking on full power for around 2 minutes. This may need to be increased depending on your appliance so just check that there isn’t any frozen parts left inside by carefully cutting into the middle of your pie with a sharp knife. If not all of the filling has been warmed through then pop it back in for another 30 seconds or so at a time until everything is piping hot throughout! Enjoy immediately!
Quiche Pros And Cons:
The benefits of making and freezing your own quiche are pretty obvious. It can be a quick and simple meal to make, it only takes around 30 minutes (excluding the cooking time) and you get to enjoy tasty oven baked goodness for around 4 days afterwards!
The only real negative we’ve found is that pies like these do require a little bit more space in comparison to just buying frozen ready meals etc.. This isn’t really a problem though as if done right your freezer will still have plenty of room left over for all the other goodies you purchase from us!
How many calories in quiche?
A medium sized quiche with an egg & bacon filling should contain around 342 calories per serving. These numbers may increase slightly depending on the ingredients you decide to use.
How much does a quiche weigh?
We don’t have exact measurements as every pie is handmade and slightly different but our medium sized pies will weigh between 450g – 560g give or take!
Is quiche good for health?
Well, there’s no one answer to this question as it really depends on which ingredients you decide to use. If you make your own quiche at home with lean meats and plenty of leafy greens (spinach, kale etc..) then it can be a great meal for you and your family especially if eaten alongside another healthy dish such as; rice, noodles or even some oven baked sweet potato wedges! ENJOY!!!
Can you make quiche ahead of time and reheat?
Yes you can! You can make a quiche ahead of time, store it in the fridge for around 3 days and then reheat as needed. Separate your finished pie into portions and wrap each one up tightly in a freezer bag before popping them into the freezer. This way you will always have a tasty meal ready to go whenever you don’t have time cook or simply want an easy option that only needs to be heated through!
Is quiche better the next day?
Yes, it’s true. Quiche does get even tastier as the flavours have a chance to come together fully and that really is one of the best things about making your own quiche at home with fresh, healthy & tasty ingredients!
How long is quiche good for in fridge? 3 Days max! If you’re not going to eat it all straight away then be sure to store your finished pies properly so they don’t go off too quickly. Separate each portion into freezer bags or tupperware containers and pop them into the fridge within an hour or two of finishing cooking before putting them back into the freezer where they will remain good until around 3 days later when we recommend just heating them through and eating them rather than trying to re-freeze them!
Can I eat cold quiche?
Yes, if you’re in a hurry and don’t have time to heat your pie up all the way through then simply cut or break off a piece and enjoy it as is. It’s delicious cold too so this really is an easy way of doing things!
How do you keep a quiche crust from getting soggy?
The best ways to prevent this from happening is to make sure you use a large enough pie dish and ensure that your eggs, milk etc.. are fully combined before baking. This way everything should bake together nicely without the top getting soggy!
Is quiche high in carbs?
Yes, it can be if you add certain ingredients such as potatoes or pastry but it really depends on what you choose to add into the mix. The types of vegetables and meats we include in our pie recipes tend to be lower in carbs than many other foods so by sticking with these and not adding anything else it really does keep things pretty healthy which is great if you want something quick and simple for lunch or dinner that isn going to blow your entire daily intake in one go!
Is quiche high in calories?
It can be, again it depends on the ingredients that you add into the mix. We tend to use lean meats and vegetables when making our pies so they aren’t anywhere near as calorific as many of the store bought alternatives out there which is why we think they taste great! If your looking for a healthy pie recipe then this really is a good place to start and if you make your own filling at home and choose not to add any extra carbs (pastries etc..) then it’s completely carb free too!
If however you feel like adding something else into the mix such as pastry or potatoes then this will obviously increase the calorie content of your finished dish considerably, however, whether you should be concerned about this really depends on your dietary needs. If you’re not super strict with yourself and work out regularly then there isn’t any reason why a couple of extra calories here and there won’t be fine to include in your daily intake, but if you are looking for a low-calorie meal then simply make a pie with a homemade filling rather than using pastry or potatoes to bulk it out which will help keep things nice and healthy!
Do I need to pre-cook the vegetables before adding them into my quiche?
No, it’s perfectly fine just to add all of your ingredients straight into the mix so long as they’ve been properly combined already. It means that whenever you do cook it through each ingredient gets a chance to soak up as much flavour as possible and ensures that the finished dish tastes even better than if you do pre-cook everything first.
Can I use different kinds of vegetables to make a quiche?
Yes, however, it really depends on what type you choose and how strong their taste is compared to other ingredients in the mix. It’s not about whether or not they taste good together either because this shouldn’t be an issue at all unless you’re using something exceptionally spicy that will completely mask/overpower any other flavors in your pie such as chili for example! We recommend sticking with ingredients such as tomatoes, onions, peppers etc.. because these are fairly mild so won’t affect the overall taste too much and can be used in just about any quiche recipe.
Is quiche recipe healthy?
Yes, provided you make your own using lean meats, leafy greens and plenty of other healthy ingredients such as; pepper, onions, garlic etc.. then there should be nothing to worry about at all! Just try to avoid rich sauces and creamy cheese toppings that may contain lots of calories & fat!
Q. Can you reheat Quiche in a toaster?
A. This will work but results are not always perfect or ideal so I would recommend using another method depending on what type of quiche you have prepared/bought etc…
Q. What’s the best way to reheat Eggy Quiches?
A. Best thing about eggy quiches is their versatility! You can microwave, oven bake or even use your grill (broiler) for this dish! As long as you keep an eye on things and don’t dry your dish out then you should be perfectly fine.
Q. Can you reheat Quiche in a slow cooker?
A. Yes, slow cookers can also be used for reheating quiches! Simply add the already cooked quiche to the slow cooker and allow it to remain on low for around an hour or until thoroughly heated through before serving up.
Doesn’t air-frying sound like a great alternative for deep frying?
In addition to being more healthy, air fryers are also very easy to use and they make delicious fried foods that will have you wondering why you haven’t tried them before! Bon Apetit!!! 😊☺️😉👍
For more information on the best Air Fryer for you check out my article here🙂