green quiche with cauliflower crust
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Course: Main Course
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 quickes
Calories: 488 kcal
Author: sanne

quiche with peas, rocket, ricotta and gorgonzola with a crust of cauliflower, quinoa and parmesan cheese

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Ingredients

crust

  • 300 gr cauliflower
  • 50 gr quinoa
  • 45 gr red quinoa
  • 45 gr black quinoa
  • 80 gr parmesan cheese powder
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 pinch salt

filling

  • 300 gr peas
  • 10 gr garlic 2 cloves
  • 200 gr ricotta
  • 100 gr gorgonzola
  • 20 gr rocket
  • 3 sprigs flat leaf parsley
  • 1 tsp lemon zest zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 pinch salt

garnish

  • 20 gr rocket
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp micro greens

Instructions

  1. preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celcius fan-mode

  2. cut the cauliflower in small florets and process in your food processor until it has a couscous like structure

  3. mix the cauliflower with the quinoa (raw), egg and parmesan cheese until well combined

  4. grease your quiche forms (12 cm diameter) and put 1/4 of the mixture in each of them. Press with your hands until you have coved the bottom and sides with minimally 1/2 cm of the mixture. It should be around 2 cm high on the sides

  5. pre-bake them in the oven for 20 minutes. Make sure you put then in the lowest position in the oven

  6. in the meantime process 200 grams of the peas, with the rocket, gorgonzola, ricotta, parsley, garlic, lemon zest, pepper and salt, until you have a nice and creamy puree. Stir in the rest of the peas

  7. take the quiches out of the oven and fill each of them with 1/4 of the pea-mixture. Put back in the oven for another 10 to 15 minutes

  8. garnish with rocket and micro greens and sprinkle some olive oil on top

Nutrition Facts
green quiche with cauliflower crust
Amount Per Serving (1 quiche)
Calories 488 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 762mg 32%
Potassium 786mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 41g 14%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 6g
Protein 29g 58%
Vitamin A 28.9%
Vitamin C 84.9%
Calcium 54.5%
Iron 20.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.