Crustless vegetarian quiche

    1 hour 5 min

    This vegetarian quiche is made without pastry and so is also gluten free. It's packed full with courgettes, green pepper, spinach and tomatoes. A fantastic dish to make when you are looking for a tasty meat-free main dish.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 2 teaspoons rapeseed oil
    • 100g mushrooms, washed and sliced
    • 170g courgette, cut into thin slices
    • 150g green peppers, cubed
    • 1 onion, finely chopped
    • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
    • 450g low fat ricotta or cottage cheese
    • 4-5 eggs
    • 200g frozen spinach, thawed, drained and squeezed dry
    • 125g feta cheese, crumbled
    • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh thyme, finely chopped
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 2 medium-sized tomatoes, seeds removed and diced finely

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. Line the bottom of a springform tin with aluminium foil and set aside.
    2. Heat oil in a pan and simmer the mushrooms, courgette, peppers, onions and garlic in it until soft. Drain off any liquid.
    3. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    4. In a large bowl mix eggs and ricotta. Mix in the spinach, feta, parsley, thyme and season with salt and pepper. Stir into the mushroom mixture.
    5. Pour the filling into the prepared tin and bake in the preheated oven for 45-55 minutes until the edges are lightly browned. Use a knife to check if the quiche is cooked through - stick the knife into the middle. If no filling sticks to the knife, the quiche is ready.
    6. Leave the quiche to stand for 10 minutes then remove the edges of the springform tin and sprinkle diced tomatoes on top.

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    This quiche is definitely going to be back on the plates soon. Thank you for sharing.  -  03 Feb 2011


    Fantastic quick and easy dish, delicious cold too. I've put slices of potato as a base layer and a sprinkle of feta on top. For meat lovers chorizo works very well in the mix, add it to the pan with the veg  -  01 Oct 2015


    Delicioso! Thank you for the recipe! I'm actually just learning to cook so it definitely doesn't look as it suppose to be, but my friends loved it and approved my cooking I found that it's very important to dry spinach and vegies very well - unfrozen spinach and simmered veggies had a lot of water and I didn't dried enough, but quiche was still very delicious. I'm gonna nail it!  -  27 Jun 2014