Broccoli Crustless Quiche

Make this recipe any time you want the elegance of a quiche without all the calories and fat from a crust.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups ½" whole-wheat bread cubes
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cups chopped frozen broccoli
  • 1 zucchini, cubed
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 cup cream
  • ¾ cup grated Emmentaler cheese
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F and lightly spray a deep 9" pie plate with nonstick spray. Spread the bread cubes on a rimmed baking sheet and bake, stirring once or twice, until the bread is lightly toasted, 5–7 minutes.
  • While the bread is toasting, heat the olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. When hot, add the onion and cook until it becomes soft and translucent, 7–10 minutes. Stir in the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Place the toasted bread cubes, onion mixture, broccoli, and zucchini in a large bowl and combine with the eggs, egg whites, cream, Emmentaler cheese, and salt.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared pie plate and bake until the center of the quiche is set, about 40–50 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups ½" whole-wheat bread cubes
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cups chopped frozen broccoli
  • 1 zucchini, cubed
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 cup cream
  • ¾ cup grated Emmentaler cheese
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F and lightly spray a deep 9" pie plate with nonstick spray. Spread the bread cubes on a rimmed baking sheet and bake, stirring once or twice, until the bread is lightly toasted, 5–7 minutes.
  • While the bread is toasting, heat the olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. When hot, add the onion and cook until it becomes soft and translucent, 7–10 minutes. Stir in the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Place the toasted bread cubes, onion mixture, broccoli, and zucchini in a large bowl and combine with the eggs, egg whites, cream, Emmentaler cheese, and salt.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared pie plate and bake until the center of the quiche is set, about 40–50 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories190
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol130mg
Sodium250mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars4g
Protein10g