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Crustless Vegetable Quiche Recipe

Gluten-free Vegetarian Crustless Vegetable Quiche Recipe

Credit: Lee Holmes

Enjoy this gut-friendly twist on the classic French quiche with a side of fresh greens. This petit plaisir is a lovely dish to throw together on the weekend, to cut into convenient portions for delicious packed lunches throughout the week. Eggs provide the perfect proportion of fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals needed to sustain you throughout your day.

Serves: 4



  • 8 eggs
  • 125mL almond milk
  • Handful basil leaves
  • 1 thyme sprig, leaves picked
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp Celtic sea salt
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes
  • 10 asparagus spears, cut into 2.5cm lengths
  • 2 cups sautéed chopped mixed vegetables, such as leek, red onion, garlic, baby spinach, zucchini, red capsicum, cherry tomatoes & rocket
  • Mint leaves, to garnish (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease 22cm pie dish or ovenproof frying pan.
  2. Whisk eggs well in large bowl, then whisk in almond milk, herbs, cumin, salt and yeast flakes.
  3. Lightly sauté asparagus. Evenly scatter asparagus and sautéed vegetables around pie dish and pour egg mixture over top.
  4. Transfer to oven and bake for 25–30 mins or until quiche is set in the middle and top is puffy and lightly browned.
  5. Enjoy warm or at room temperature, garnished with mint if desired.


Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes is a nutritionist, yoga and meditation teacher, wholefoods chef, Lifestyle Food Channel’s Healthy Eating Expert, blogger and author of the best-selling books Supercharged Food: Eat Your Way to Health, Supercharged Food: Eat Yourself Beautiful, Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian, Heal your Gut, Eat Right for Your Shape and Supercharged Food for Kids.

Lee’s food philosophy is all about S.O.L.E. food: sustainable, organic, local and ethical. Her main goal is to alter the perception that cooking fresh, wholesome, nutrient-rich meals is difficult, complicated and time-consuming. From posting recipes, her passion to share her autoimmune disease story and help others has snowballed and the blog has recently taken home the overall prize at the Bupa Health Influencer Awards as well as the best blog in the Healthy Eating category. She also runs a four-week online Heal Your Gut program.