Quiche with Brown Rice Crust

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Dietary Interest:: no added sugar, gluten-free, vegetarian

Quiche with Brown Rice Crust


8 slices

Total Time:

1 Hour 40 Minutes





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  • 2 cups (390 g) brown rice, cooked, cooled
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 cup (70 g) broccoli florets, steamed
  • 3 large eggs or 3/4 cup (180 ml) egg substitute
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) soy milk
  • 1/2 cup (55 g) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray a 9-inch (22.5 cm) pie pan with cooking spray.
  2. To make the brown rice crust, mix rice and egg white in a medium bowl by hand.
  3. Press into prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  6. Place broccoli in center of prebaked rice crust.
  7. To make filling, place eggs, soy milk, cheese, parsley, basil, salt and onion powder into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  8. Select Variable 1.
  9. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  10. Blend for 30 seconds.
  11. Pour mixture over broccoli.
  12. Bake 40-45 minutes or until top is brown.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 slice

Amount Per Serving

Calories 137
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 97 mg
Sodium 178 mg
Total Carbohydrate 13 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 8 g