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Asparagus Quiche

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian

Description

Super easy and delicious Asparagus Quiche is so amazing for easy dinners, meal prep, kid friendly, cheesy and no one would ever guess it is vegan. Even the most picky eater will get a big soft spot on this low carb and crustless quiche in no time.


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Ingredients

  • 3.5 oz green asparagus tips, halved
  • 5 gloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb tofu, drained
  • 1 cup onions, diced
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • salt, pepper to taste
Optional add ons:
  • 1 heaping cup vegan cheese shreds
  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tsp Italian herbs
  • 1 Tbs lemon zest
  • 3 tsp chili flakes for heat

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven at 405°F. Heat a skillet and add a bit of oil, dairy free butter, or vegetable broth for oil free cooking, Add onions and garlic and fry for around 3 minutes. Give in the asparagus, then optional bell pepper, mushrooms, chili flakes, Italian herbs, lemon zest. Season with salt with pepper.
  2. Now hop over to a food processor or high speed blender. Add drained tofu, almond milk, optional nutritional yeast, vegan cheese shreds, and season with a generous pinch of salt and pepper again. process until smooth and creamy.
  3. Prepare a 8×11 casserole dish with bit of oil or use a sheet of baking parchment paper. Finally mix tofu filling with fried vegetables in a bowl with a spatula until everything is well combined. Transfer all in the casserole dish and press down with a spatula. Bake for around 45 minutes.
  4. After baking let the asparagus quiche a bit cool so it can harden the texture. Otherwise it might be fall apart, if you eat it straight from the oven. Serve on plates and enjoy.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 273
  • Sugar: 9.6 g
  • Sodium: 23.3 mg
  • Fat: 12.9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.2 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 9 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.8 g
  • Fiber: 5.2 g
  • Protein: 26.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

Keywords: vegan, casserole, quiche, work lunch, meal prep, vegan, vegetarian