This Brown Rice Crusted Quiche Recipe is a delicious and much healthier alternative to pastry.  The brown rice crust not only gives the whole quiche a lovely flavour but adds great texture and crunch on the crispy grains of rice!


Ingredients (makes 1 Large quiche)

  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 cup Low fat milk
  • 2 cups Broccoli, cut into small pieces, and cooked until still tender ( 3 mins in microwave )
  • 1/2 cup Grated cheese
  • 2 Spring onions, finely chopped
  • 3 Pieces Short cut bacon, diced
  • 1 small can Corn kernels
  • Salt & pepper
  • CRUST
  • 2 cups Cooked brown rice
  • 1/4 cup Grated cheese
  • 2 Eggs

Method

  1. (For the crust) Pre heat oven to 190-200 degrees, then In a medium bowl, mix the rice, eggs and cheese together.
  2. Transfer to a lightly oiled (spray oil is fine) quiche dish, and press mixture firmly into the base and bottom of the sides.
  3. Put into oven and bake for 5-10 minutes (until base is no longer wet, and it has firmed to the touch )
  4. (Quiche Filling) Turn oven down to 180 degrees. In a bowl, mix the lightly beaten eggs, milk, broccoli, cheese, corn, bacon, onion and salt and pepper together.
  5. Pour the mixture into the quiche dish. Bake for 35-45 minutes until golden brown and set in the centre.

Notes... You can store this this Brown Rice Crusted Quiche in the fridge in an air tight container for up to 4 days. Easily re heated for a quick lunch or dinner.
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