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Sweet potato and Spinach vegetable quiche

More vegetables into your diet is possible, with this awesome healthy vegetable quiche. Try out the Sweet potato and Spinach vegetable quiche recipe.

  

This is a simple gluten free, low carb and low calories recipe, full on vegetables. The sweet potato brings lots of vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin D, iron, magnesium and potassium. Allied with the spinach in the recipe, this is the must-have meal for healthy eating. Check out the health benefits of the sweet potato here.

  

Sweet potato and Spinach vegetable quiche

  

Ingredients

For the egg batter

5 eggs
150ml of milk
¼ teaspoon of ground nutmeg
Olive oil

For the spinach filling

400 grams of baby spinach leaves
1 onion, cut in small pieces
2 garlic cloves finely chopped
Salt, pepper

For the crust

2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled

For the topping

¼ cup of Grated Edam or Cheddar cheese (or almond meal)

  

Nutrition information

For: 6 people
Calories: 130 per portion
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 35 minutes

  

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  2. Finely slice the sweet potatoes.
  3. Use a round oven ceramic dish, and cover the bottom of the dish with oil (don’t hesitate to use your fingers to put oil everywhere, put some oil as well on the sides of the dish).
  4. Place the sliced sweet potato in the dish at the bottom, each piece slightly overlapping the next, and place them in circle to cover the bottom of the dish. Cover the sides of the dish as well.
  5. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes, then remove and set aside.
  6. In the meantime, in a frying pan, warm some olive oil, and add the garlic and onion. Cook for 5 minutes and remove from heat. Add the spinach to it and reduce the fire to low heat. Cook until the spinach are cooked and tender. Add salt and pepper.
  7. Prepare the egg batter. Stir the eggs in a bowl and add the milk and the nutmeg.
  8. Assemble! Add the spinach mix on top of the sweet potato crust in the oven dish, then cover the spinach with the egg batter. Finally, cover every time with the cheese topping.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes in the oven or until ready.
  10. Cut in 6 quiche portions. And voila!

  

vegetable quiche crust preparation of quiche quiche portion quiche with vegetables ready to eat

  

For an even healthier version, reduce the portion of cheese added at the top, or avoid adding any cheese. You can also replace the grated cheese with almond meal for a dairy free recipe.

  

Check out our over recipes to learn more about how to cook awesome vegetables recipes.

  

Sabine Deloffre
Sabine Deloffre is a French Digital Solution Manager living in Sydney, Australia. Sabine has a huge passion for technology and web development, as well as sport and health. After a degree in mathematics and physics, followed by a master in Computer sciences and Management, Sabine worked as a Software Engineer, Technical Project Manager, Digital Producer, and Product Owner. Her creative ideas and her passion for web technologies and innovation helped her develop several websites and applications during the weekends when she is not too busy running, at the gym or trying new healthy recipes!
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