Low Carb Broccoli Quiche

Low carb broccoli quicheThis low carb broccoli quiche recipe is adapted from one on the Atkins US site. It would be perfect with some salad for lunch or is a great breakfast option too. It could be made in a muffin tin for an on-the-go meal or snack.

INGREDIENTS – 6 servings

broccoli quiche ingredients

  • 1 medium head of broccoli
  • 4 eggs
  • 100 ml double cream
  • 130 ml water
  • 125 g grated cheese
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Carbs: 3.4 g approx per serving
Phase: Suitable for all phases

PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Brush a pie dish with olive oil.
  3. Heat oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add white onion and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a medium bowl; let cool.
  4. Add eggs to onion and lightly beat. Whisk in cream, water, half of the grated cheese, thyme, oregano, rosemary, salt and pepper to blend.
  5. Cover bottom of pie dish with broccoli. Pour egg mixture over it and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  6. Bake until a knife inserted in middle comes out clean and quiche is golden brown, 40 to 50 minutes.
  7. Alternatively, these may be baked in a greased muffin tin for 15-20 minutes until fully set.

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