For an elegant egg-based recipe bursting with flavor, check out this Crustless Quiche Loaf recipe! Traditionally, quiches are baked into a flaky piecrust. But this buttery base comes at the price of a boatload of calories. We’ve ditched the crust in this recipe, slashing a bunch of excess cals without sacrificing finger-lickin’ flavor.
Super simple to make, this quiche calls for a bunch of clean ingredients like eggs, juicy tomatoes, diced bell pepper, and garden-fresh thyme. This protein-packed meal makes a great brunch dish or a speedy dinner on busy weeknights. Once baked, the loaves sport a fluffy texture and offer a colorful presentation that looks beautiful when sliced and served.
Yields: 8 servings | Calories: 97 | Total Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 300mg | Carbohydrates: 3g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Protein: 9g | SmartPoints: 5 |
- 6 egg large egg whites (save yolks if desired)
- 6 large eggs, whole
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 cup low-fat milk
- 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
- 1 yellow, red, or orange bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and diced
- 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
- 1 cup (part-skim) shredded Mozzarella
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Lightly oil a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan. Whisk together 1/2 cup mozzarella and all other ingredients (except tomatoes) until combined. Add tomatoes and gently toss to combine. Pour mixture into prepared loaf pan and spinkle with remaining mozzarella.
- Bake for 25 minutes, or until set. A toothpick inserted in the center should come out clean. Cut into slices to serve. Enjoy!
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