Quiche with Brown Rice Crust

The brown rice crust of this broccoli cheddar quiche is a delicious, whole-grain alternative to traditional crusts, and adds fantastic texture.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (400 g) brown rice, cooked, cooled
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 cup (90 g) broccoli, steamed
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ cups (55 g) soy milk
  • ½ cups (55 g) cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley leaves
  • 4½ teaspoons dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoons onion powder

Directions

  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.