A low-calorie dish to enjoy any time of day.
Our No-Crust Zucchini Quiche is super nutritious and perfect for any time of day! This crustless version shaves tons of calories from the average quiche recipe. The low calorie, protein-packed profile this quiche boasts makes it a filling snack, perfect when you’re watching your waistline.
Zucchini stars in this recipe, and that’s a fact to feel good about. The green squash has an impressive resume. It’s a wonderful source of vitamin C, folate, and dietary fiber. Sautéed with savory spices and baked to perfection, this puffy pie dish’s delicious aroma will make your mouth water. Impress friends with your colorful creation at this weekend’s brunch or whip it up when you’re craving a light, satisfying dinner.
No-Crust Zucchini Quiche
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 yellow onion small, diced
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 1 red bell pepper stemmed, seeded, and diced
- 2 zucchini medium, diced
- 1 cup scallions chopped
- 1/4 cup parmesan cheese freshly grated
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
- 2 eggs large
- 5 egg whites large
- 2 tablespoons milk low-fat
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
- In a large skillet on medium-low heat, add oil and sauté onion until tender, about 4 minutes. Add diced bell pepper and zucchini. Continue sautéing for 2 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for an additional 30 seconds.
- In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, egg whites, milk, oregano, salt and pepper, and 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, and scallions. Lightly spray a 9” pie dish and add most of the sautéed vegetables. Set the remaining vegetables aside.
- Pour egg mixture over vegetables. Make sure to cover all veggies. Add remaining veggies to the top.
- Loosely cover with foil and bake 10 minutes at 425 degrees.
- Reduce heat to 350 and continue baking for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove foil the last few minutes of baking time. Quiche is done when it puffs and a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.
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What do you do with the scallions and parsley?
Please see the updated recipe.:)
How much is 2 medium zucchini? 2 cups?
Cheryl, Approximately 2 to 2 1/2 cups.