This quinoa avocado quiche is a flavorful, healthy alternative to the brunch classic. Instead of a calorie-laden crust, protein-rich quinoa forms a slightly crispy crust to perfectly support the cheesy kale and avocado egg filling.
Keyword: Gluten-Free, Healthy, Quiche, Vegetarian
Author: The Healthy Toast
1tspextra virgin olive oil
8large organic eggs
1 ½cupsunsweetened almond milk
½ripe avocadopeeled and diced
6-ozcrumbled Feta Cheese with Mediterranean Herbs
2heaping cups frozen kalechopped
½cupuncooked quinoarinsed and drained
Preheat oven to 350F and grease quiche pan with olive oil.
Place frozen kale in microwave-safe bowl along with 2 tablespoons water. Cover bowl and steam in microwave for 2 minutes. Drain excess water and squeeze kale dry. Set aside.
In large bowl, whisk together eggs and milk until frothy. Add in avocado, feta cheese, thyme, paprika, quinoa, salt, pepper, and kale.
Pour into prepared quiche pan and bake 50-60 minutes or until set. Check about half way through cooking, if edges start to get too brown, cover with foil and continue baking.
Remove from oven and allow to cool 5-10 minutes. Slice into 6 equal pieces and serve.