Sweet Potato Crust Quiche

 

Sweet Potato Crust Quiche

(Courtesy: Penny Jacques)

1 large sweet potato, thinly sliced (⅛”)

1 tsp olive oil

1 red onion, minced

3 cups fresh spinach (3 oz) or ½ cup frozen spinach, thawed and drained

6 eggs

¼ cup milk

¼ tsp salt

¼ tsp pepper

½ cup feta cheese

Preheat the oven to 350℉. Coat 9” pie pan with cooking spray. Layer sweet potatoes across the bottom and up sides of the pie pan, overlapping heavily. Coat with cooking spray and bake for 30 minutes or until sweet potatoes are soft and beginning to brown.

Remove from the oven and turn the temperature up to 375℉.

Allow crust to cool for 10 minutes. Coat crust and any exposed pan with cooking spray.

Heat olive oil in a saute pan over medium heat. Add onions and cook for 3 minutes. Add spinach and cook for 3 more minutes. Remove from heat and cool.

Whisk eggs with milk, salt and pepper. Set aside.

Arrange cooled onion/spinach mixture over sweet potato crust. Pour egg mixture over filling and sprinkle cheese on top.

Bake for 30 minutes or until set. Allow to set for 5 minutes before cutting.

4 servings, 230 calories per serving

Hack: Cut leftovers into serving size pieces. Place on a cookie sheet and put in the freezer until solid. Move to freezer bags or containers and store in the freezer for future use.

 

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4 Replies to “Sweet Potato Crust Quiche”

  1. Hello there, This sweet potato crust quiche has a base of thinly sliced roasted sweet potatoes for the crust and a filling loaded with sautéed veggies and cheese! It’s a delicious, healthy, and protein-filled dish to make for a special breakfast or holiday brunch! Thanks alot for sharing this awesome recipe I would give it a try.

    1. Thank you for your comments!  This dish is a great crowd-pleaser that can be made in advance and warmed to serve when your guests arrive!  Please check back in after you’ve made it and let me know what you think!

  2. This is such a great brunch idea. I am always looking for dishes to prepare and end up doing the same things over and over again. I love working with sweet potatoes, and the eggs will contribute to making this a highly nutritious dish. My family loves quiche and the addition of spinach would make it even more exciting. Thank you

    1. A friend gave me this recipe and I loved that it was unique.  I get bored having the same thing all the time and, let’s face it, there’s only so much you can do with eggs!  If you’re interested, this baked cauliflower casserole is another great brunch idea!

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