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Broccoli and Cheddar Crustless Quiche



Broccoli and cheddar crustless quiche

Looking for a quick and nutritious lunch or dinner recipe that is perfect for any trimester? I’ve got you covered!


This crustless quiche recipe is delicious, versatile, and family friendly. Swap out the veggies, pair it with soup or salad, or enjoy it as a snack. Dairy free? No problem! Leave out the cheddar or swap it with a dairy free cheese. Eggs are rich in protein and choline, and broccoli an excellent source of folate. This quiche is a prenatal nutrition powerhouse! Give it a try and let me know if you enjoyed it!


Ingredients


10 – 12 organic eggs

1 cooking onion, diced

1 tbsp. coconut oil or butter plus some for greasing

2 cups broccoli, washed and cut into florets

1 tbsp. water

1 cup organic cheddar cheese, grated

Salt and pepper


Directions


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Grease a large pie plate with butter or coconut oil.

  3. Melt coconut oil or butter in a medium sized frying pan over medium high heat.

  4. Fry onion until translucent.

  5. Add broccoli and water. Fry, stirring, until water has been evaporated. Broccoli should still be crisp but lightly cooked.

  6. Crack eggs into a large mixing bowl and beat. Add cooked onions and broccoli and shredded cheese to egg mixture and season with salt and pepper.

  7. Pour entire mixture into greased pie plate.

  8. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until eggs are set.

  9. Cool for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

Julia Davie is a practicing Ottawa nutritionist with a special interest in all things related to nutrition for pregnancy. Learn more about Julia's Holistic Nutrition packages. Contact Julia to schedule your prenatal nutrition consultation today!

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