Super Green Quiche

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Get your greens in before noon with this veggie quiche. To avoid a crumbly mess, you’ll have to be patient and let it cool before slicing.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup whole-wheat flour
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup vegan margarine
  • ½ cup ice cold water
  • 1 package (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • ½ cup broccoli, diced small
  • 1 block firm or extra-firm tofu
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • ¼ cup soy milk
  • 1 tsp. mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. parsley
  • ½ tsp. rosemary
  • 1¾ tsp. salt, divided
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine whole-wheat flour with the all-purpose flour, and 1 teaspoon salt. Cut in the vegan margarine until it’s crumbly, then add ice-cold water, a few tablespoons at a time, until you can form a dough. Roll out the dough and press it into a tart or pie pan
  • Steam the spinach and broccoli until just lightly cooked, then set aside to cool. Press as much moisture as possible out of the spinach.
  • In a blender or food processor, combine the tofu with the soy sauce, soy milk, mustard, nutritional yeast, garlic powder, parsley, rosemary, pepper, and ¾ teaspoon salt until well mixed. Mix in the spinach and broccoli by hand until combined.
  • Spread mixture evenly in prepared piecrust.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until firm. Allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before serving. Quiche will firm up a bit more as it cools.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup whole-wheat flour
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup vegan margarine
  • ½ cup ice cold water
  • 1 package (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • ½ cup broccoli, diced small
  • 1 block firm or extra-firm tofu
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • ¼ cup soy milk
  • 1 tsp. mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. parsley
  • ½ tsp. rosemary
  • 1¾ tsp. salt, divided
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine whole-wheat flour with the all-purpose flour, and 1 teaspoon salt. Cut in the vegan margarine until it’s crumbly, then add ice-cold water, a few tablespoons at a time, until you can form a dough. Roll out the dough and press it into a tart or pie pan
  • Steam the spinach and broccoli until just lightly cooked, then set aside to cool. Press as much moisture as possible out of the spinach.
  • In a blender or food processor, combine the tofu with the soy sauce, soy milk, mustard, nutritional yeast, garlic powder, parsley, rosemary, pepper, and ¾ teaspoon salt until well mixed. Mix in the spinach and broccoli by hand until combined.
  • Spread mixture evenly in prepared piecrust.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until firm. Allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before serving. Quiche will firm up a bit more as it cools.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories430
Total Fat20g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium5mg
Total Carbohydrate42g
Dietary Fiber7g
Sugars1g
Protein20g