Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche with a Brown Rice Crust

60min

Ingredients – 6 Portions:

  • – 1 cup brown rice, cooked as package directs and cooled
  • – 1 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, finely grated
  • – 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • – 5 large eggs
  • – 2 cups broccoli florets
  • – 1/4 cup green onions, sliced
  • – 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • – Salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation:

 

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 225 degrees C .

 

Step 2:

Stir rice, 1/4 cup of the cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, and 1 egg together. Press into the bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie pan to 1/4-inch thickness. Bake this crust for about 7 minutes. The crust will just begin to brown.

 

Step 3:

Meanwhile, beat the remaining 4 eggs with nutmeg, salt, and pepper.

 

Step 4:

When crust is baked, lower oven temperature to 180 degrees C.

 

Step 5:

On top of the crust, layer the broccoli, the remaining 1 cup of cheddar cheese, and onions.

 

Step 6:

Pour the eggs over these ingredients.

 

Step 7:

Bake for 35-40 minutes until the eggs are firm and top is golden brown.

 

Step 8:

This quiche may be served immediately or at room temperature. Enjoy!

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