• Makes 1
  • 1.5 hours
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 12 Ingredients

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
  • 2 cups Cooked brown rice
  • 1/4 cup Grated cheese
  • 2 Eggs


  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.


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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  • This looks yum. Serve hot or cold for a main meal, lunch or snack


  • This looks delicious, great alternative to pastry as well. Will give this a try


  • So clever! Brilliant gluten free alternative to pastry.


  • How healthy is this. Great. Thanks


  • Brown rice is so tasty and very underrated. Nice recipe, though will omit bacon.


  • Sounds yummy. Never made it before


  • This looks amazing thanks for sharing this recipe


  • Yummy, what a great idea. I love quiche and this just boosts it up and might make it a bit more filling.


  • Something different, like to mix up a good dish


  • A healthier and good twist on the delicious quiche!


  • Never thought of having rice as a substitute for pastry thanks


  • My kids surely love this dish its so healthy and yummy and very amazing


  • My quiche loving daughter would love this in her lunch box for school


  • Thanks, great & looks perfect to make for everyone to enjoy & share.


  • Thank you for the recipe. Want to try it.


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