Quinoa Crust Vegetable Quiche


Prep Time: 30 minsCook Time: 45 minsServings: 8
This quiche is loaded with veggies and swaps the traditional pastry for a quinoa crust that adds nutrition, texture, and an appealing aesthetic to the dish.


  1. Preheat oven to 375° and spray an 8” pie plate with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cooked quinoa, ¼ teaspoon pepper and 1 beaten egg. Press mixture into the prepared pan. Bake 20 minutes, then allow to cool.
  3. Reduce oven temperature to 350°.
  4. In a medium skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the broccoli, onion and bell pepper. Sauté until tender, then add the spinach and cook until wilted. Set aside.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk together the remaining 6 eggs, salt, ½ teaspoon pepper, cheese and milk. Add vegetable mixture to eggs and stir. Pour mixture into the cooled quinoa crust. Bake 45-50 minutes, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Remove from oven and allow quiche to sit for about 10 minutes, then cut into wedges and serve. Refrigerate leftovers up to three days.

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