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Crustless Quiche

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: low carb, vegan,

Description

This Crustless Quiche is super easy to make and the only low carb quiche you will need. Naturally vegan this gluten free quiche is made with veggies like broccoli, carrots, onions, and tofu. You won’t miss the carbs or the fact there isn’t any crust in this healthy quiche recipe. It tastes just like the real deal, if not really better than that. The quiche is also super kids friendly, even picky kids will love this.


Ingredients

  • 1 big head broccoli, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 lb tofu drained
  • 1/3 cup almond or cashew milk
  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped
  • salt, pepper to taste
Optional add ons:
  • 1.5 cup vegan cheese
  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1.5 tsp paprika spice
  • 2 tsp mustard

Instructions

  1. First preheat your oven to 410°F. Heat a large skillet or pot. Use a bit of oil (for oil free just add a bit vegetable broth) and add onions and carrots. Fry for around 3 minutes, then add chopped broccoli to the skillet and fry for another 5 minutes. Turn to medium heat and season with salt and pepper.
  2. In the meantime, combine tofu, almond or cashew milk, minced garlic, optional mustard, garlic powder, vegan cheese, nutritional yeast, and paprika spice in a food processor. Season with salt and pepper again, process until smooth and creamy.
  3. Finally, you will need a 8×11 inch casserole dish. Here you have 2 options: wither use baking paper or grease the dish with some oil. Combine the tofu mixture and fried vegetables in a big bowl.
  4. Transfer everything to the casserole and bake for around 45 minutes in the preheated oven.
  5. After baking, allow the quiche to cool down for at 5 minutes, better 10 minutes. Because otherwise if you serve it, it might be get a bit crumbly.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 124
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 47 mg
  • Fat: 4.6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3.9 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.6 g
  • Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 11.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g