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Crustless Swiss Chard, Leek and Herb Quiche

 
Crustless Swiss Chard, Leek and Herb Quiche
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Try this easy to make crust-less quiche with any kind of your favorite greens, such as spinach, kale... Delicious, light and low in calorie and fat.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

45

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

2 tablespoons bread crumbs
fine and dry
2 medium leeks
white and light green parts halved and sliced 1/2-inch thick
*
3 cups swiss chard
spinach, kale, collard greens, or mustard greens, coarsley choppped
4 large egg whites
3 whole eggs
beanten
*
¼ cup milk, low-fat
teaspoon nutmeg
*
1 tablespoon tarragon leaves
freshly chopped
1 tablespoon basil
freshly chopped
2 ounces goat (chevre) cheese
crumbled

Directions

Preheat oven to 425°F.

Coat bottom and sides of 9-inch glass pie dish with cooking spray.

Scatter breadcrumbs evely over bottom of pie dish.

Bring 4 cups salted water to a boil in large pot.

Add leeks, boil 3 minutes.

Remove pot from heat, add Swiss chard, and let stand 30 to 45 seconds, or until Swiss chard are wilted.

Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again, squeezing out excess water with hands. Set aside.

Whisk egg whites until frothy. Whisk in eggs.

Whisk in milk and nutmeg, season with salt and pepper, if desired.

Whisk in tarragon and basil.

Arrange leeks and Swiss chard evenly over breadcrumbs in prepared pie dish.

Sprinkle cheese on top evenly.

Pour egg mixture into pie pan.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes, until golden brown on top. In last a few minutes you can use broil to brown top.

Cool a few minutes.

Serve warm.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+7

over 7 years

Instead of boiling leeks and Swiss chard, I sauteed the vegetables with garlic, it turned out very well, I baked it for another 5 minutes longer, also at the end, broiled the top and browned it, and it was delicious, definitely a keeper!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 95g (3.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 8238% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 196mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 16g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 7% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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