Quiche With Almond Parmesan Crust

Quiche With Almond Parmesan Crust
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 367.0
  • Total Fat: 32.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 145.4 mg
  • Sodium: 774.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 15.8 g

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A low carb version of a classic breakfast dish. A low carb version of a classic breakfast dish.
Number of Servings: 8


    The Crust:

    1 cup almonds, roasted or dry roasted, salted or unsalted
    1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
    1/4 cup butter, melted
    1 tablespoon water

    The Filling:

    1/2 cup onion, diced
    1 cup asparagus, cut in 1/2 inch pieces
    3/4 cup ham, diced
    6 ounces Jarlsberg or Swiss cheese, cheese
    3 eggs
    2/3 cup heavy cream
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground


Place almonds in a food processor fitted with the S-blade. Process until the almonds resemble corn meal. Add Parmesan cheese and pulse to combine. Add melted butter and water and pulse until well blended and doughy.

Press almond mixture into a greased, 9-inch pie plate until bottom is evenly covered. Crust may go up on the sides a little. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 - 12 minutes. Remove and let cool while filling is prepared.

Coat a skillet with oil and saute onions until tender. Add asparagus and continue to cook over medium heat until onion is translucent and asparagus is tender-crisp. Place veggies on top of prepared crust. Top veggies with diced ham. Top ham with shredded cheese. Beat eggs and cream together, add salt and pepper. Pour eggs evenly over contents in pie plate.

Bake at 325 degrees for 50-60 minutes. Top should be lightly browned and center should be set. All to cool for ten minutes and serve warm. If you prefer a cold quiche, refrigerate until ready to serve.

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1/2 cup onions, green onions, leeks, bell peppers or roasted red peppers (drained); diced or sliced finely

1 cup mushrooms (sliced), asparagus (1/2 inch pieces), broccoli (diced), cauliflower (diced), french cut green beans (fresh or frozen), green peas (fresh or frozen)

1/2 - 3/4 cup bacon (crispy, diced), ham (diced), cooked turkey (shredded or diced), ground beef (cooked and drained), beef (cooked, shredded or sliced thin), breakfast sausage (cooked and drained)

6 ounces any cheese variety, shredded or crumbled

Add salt and pepper to taste. Bake following the direction above.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DIXIETANGO.

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