Cauliflower Quiche

Cauliflower Quiche

SheKnows
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 25 min
  • Total: 1 hr 50 min
  • Serving: 6

Serve this Cauliflower Quiche for a fancy brunch or unique appetizer.  This will become a sure favorite for your friends and family.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups grated raw potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs divided
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon plus 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into small florets
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 cup low fat milk
  • 1 cup sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley

Directions

  1. Butter a 9 inch pie pan. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix potatoes with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Transfer to a colander and let drain for 15 minutes. Squeeze out excess liquid.
  3. In a bowl, combine the potatoes, 1 egg and 1/2 cup onion. Press mixture into bottom and sides of pie pan. Bake 30 minutes.
  4. Brush crust with 1 teaspoon olive oil and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees F.
  6. In a skillet heat remaining oil over medium heat and add the chopped red pepper, garlic and onion. Cook until onion softens--about 5 minutes.
  7. Reduce heat to low and add cauliflower, thyme, basil and remaining salt. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Combine milk and remaining eggs.
  9. To assemble quiche: Sprinkle crust with 1/2 of the cheese; top with the cauliflower mixture. Sprinkle remaining cheese. Then pour the milk/egg mixture over the top. Sprinkle with black pepper.
  10. Bake for 35 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean.
  11. Sprinkle with fresh parsley if desired.

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