Nutty quinoa takes the place of the classic gluten-filled crust. An egg and bacon filling satisfies for dinner just as well as for breakfast.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
55 mins at 350°
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a deep 10-inch pie plate with cooking spray.

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  • Rinse quinoa. Using a rubber spatula, spread quinoa as evenly as possible over the bottom of the prepared pie plate.

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  • In a medium bowl stir together mushrooms, spinach, leeks, and bacon. Spread mushroom mixture evenly over the quinoa.

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  • In a large bowl whisk together the eggs, egg product, evaporated milk, shredded cheese, salt, and pepper. Pour into the pie plate (it will be full).

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  • Bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until set in the center and browned on top.

Nutrition Facts

288 calories; total fat 12g; saturated fat 4g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 163mg; sodium 571mg; potassium 583mg; carbohydrates 15g; fiber 1g; sugar 4g; protein 20g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 1215IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiaminmg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalents 3mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 69mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 313mg; iron 3mg.

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