A delightful twist on quiche, this version with a crunchy quinoa crust is a lighter alternative to typical pastry crust found in most quiche.
Author: Peter | Simple Nourished Living
2cupscooked quinoa, chilled
⅛teaspoonground black pepper
½onion, thiny sliced
5ouncesbaby spinach (1 bag)
½cup1% low fat milk
¼teaspoonground black pepper
¼teaspooncrushed red pepper
1-½ouncesfeta cheese, crumbled
Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
To preapre the crust:
In a medium mixing bowl stir together the quinoa, black pepper and egg. Spray a 9-inch pie plate with nonstick cooking spray, then press mixture into bottom and up sides of pan. Bake for 20 minutes; remove to wire rack and cool completely.
To prepare the filling:
Heat a nonstick pan over medium heat. Add oil and onion and saute for 3 minutes. Add spinach and saute for 3 more minutes. Remove pan from heat and set aside to cool.
In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the milk, salt, pepper, red pepper, eggs and egg whites.
Place cooled spinach mixture into pre-baked crust and spread evenly.
Pour egg mixture over spinach and then sprinkle with feta crumbles.
Bake at 375F degrees for about 35 minutes, or until quiche is set.
Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes before cutting.
Cut into 4 slices.
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Spinach Feta Quiche with Quinoa Crust
Amount Per Serving (1 /4th recipe)
Calories 282Calories from Fat 104
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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