In the realm of wholesome and point-conscious culinary creations, our Crustless Quiche stands as a beacon of health and flavor. This meticulously crafted recipe is tailored to suit the discerning palate of individuals seeking a low-calorie, high-nutrient option, ideal for adherents of Weight Watchers or similar point-based dietary programs.
Preparation Perfection: A Symphony of Fresh Ingredients
Embark on a culinary journey with a symphony of fresh, vibrant vegetables, meticulously diced and sautéed to tender perfection. Bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, and nutrient-packed spinach take center stage, creating a colorful medley that not only delights the eyes but also ensures a diverse array of essential vitamins and minerals.
Protein Elevation: Lean, Satisfying, and Wholesome
Elevating the protein quotient, lean options such as diced turkey, chicken, or ham seamlessly integrate into the mix, providing a satisfying and satiating element to the quiche. This well-balanced amalgamation of vegetables and lean proteins not only enhances the nutritional profile but also delivers a burst of savory goodness with each delectable bite.
Egg-cellent Foundation: A Perfectly Whisked Union
The cornerstone of our Crustless Quiche is a harmonious blend of four large eggs and a cup of fat-free milk or unsweetened almond milk. This luscious union is whisked to velvety perfection, forming the foundation that binds the diverse elements of this culinary masterpiece. The addition of salt, pepper, and optional herbs or spices adds depth, ensuring a symphony of flavors that tantalize the taste buds.
Baking Brilliance: From Oven to Table
The quiche, now a masterpiece in the making, finds its home in a preheated oven set to 375°F (190°C). As it bakes for a mere 25-30 minutes, the kitchen becomes an aromatic sanctuary of savory anticipation. The quiche emerges, golden and set, ready to be admired and sliced into portions that promise both visual and gustatory satisfaction.
Savoring the Delight: A Gastronomic Experience
Allow the quiche a moment to cool, as the flavors meld and intensify. Then, with each slice, embark on a gastronomic journey that transcends the realm of mere sustenance. The absence of a traditional crust allows the vibrant flavors of the vegetables and proteins to take center stage, creating a guilt-free indulgence that is as wholesome as it is delightful.
In conclusion, our Crustless Quiche is not just a recipe; it is a testament to the artistry of balanced and nutritious cuisine. A culinary marvel that invites individuals to savor the pleasure of a point-conscious delight without compromising on flavor or satisfaction.
0 point crustless quiche
- 1 cup diced vegetables (such as bell peppers, onions, spinach, mushrooms)
- 1 cup cooked lean protein (such as diced turkey, chicken, or lean ham)
- 4 large eggs
- 1 cup fat-free milk or unsweetened almond milk
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Optional: herbs and spices for flavor (such as garlic powder, thyme, or oregano)
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- In a non-stick skillet, sauté the diced vegetables until they are tender. If you’re using spinach, you can add it in the last minute and let it wilt.
- In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, pepper, and any optional herbs or spices.
- Add the sautéed vegetables and cooked lean protein to the egg mixture, and stir to combine.
- Pour the mixture into a greased pie dish or a baking dish.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the quiche is set and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Allow the quiche to cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.