Crustless Quiche | Slimming Friendly

Crustless Quiche | Slimming Friendly

This healthy vegetarian Crustless Quiche makes a perfect slimming breakfast or lunch! Easy to prepare, naturally gluten free and just as excellent hot or cold. Customise it to include your favourite veggies and pack it into lunch boxes or take it along to a picnic.
INGREDIENTS : 

  • low calorie cooking spray
  • 1 red onion , finely diced
  • 1 red bell pepper , finely diced
  • 1 courgette , finely diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic granules
  • 1 tsp mixed Italian herbs
  • 6 large eggs
  • 4 tbsp Quark cheese or fat free cottage cheese
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley or fresh thyme
  • 115 g | aprox. 1 cup vegetarian feta cheese , crumbled
  • ½ red onion sliced thinly to garnish, optional
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan optional (Healthy Extra)

INSTRUCTIONS : 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F) and spray a pie dish with low calorie cooking spray such as Fry Light.
  2. Spray a frying pan with low calorie cooking spray and sauté the vegetables with the salt and seasonings for about 8 minutes until slightly softened. Leave to cool slightly.
  3. Break the eggs into a large bowl and add the quark cheese. Use a balloon whisk to combine well, breaking up the cheese.
  4. Add the vegetables and parsley and mix together.
  5. Transfer to the prepared dish. Sprinkle with the crumbled feta cheese and Parmesan (if using) and decorate with a few slices of red onion.
  6. Bake for 40 minutes or until the quiche has set.
  7. Leave to cool for 5 minutes then slice and serve warm with a green salad for lunch or on its own for breakfast.
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