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I have to admit, I love quiche. I’m a breakfast food person, although not always at breakfast time. So, this is a great brunch and with the added chicken, an even better dinner option. The quinoa both fluffs the quiche and adds a fun grainy texture!

Skinny Crustless Chicken Quiche

Yield: 6 servings

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Serving size: 1/4 of recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 6 oz cooked chicken breast, chopped
  • 4 whole eggs, beaten
  • 2 egg whites
  • 4 oz reduced-fat cream cheese
  • ⅓ cup skim milk
  • 1 cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ cup fresh chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. Place quinoa in a pot with water and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes until water is all absorbed. Set aside to cool.
  3. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients.
  5. Once quinoa is cooled, add to other ingredients and stir well to combine.
  6. Spray a 9-inch pie plate with nonstick cooking spray.
  7. Pour mixture into pie plate. Bake 25 minutes.
  8. Place under broiler for 3-5 minutes to brown top.
  9. Enjoy warm!

Nutrition Information

Per Serving (1/4th of recipe):

Calories: 381

Fat: 10g

Carbohydrates: 42g

Fiber: 4g

Protein: 29g

Sugars: 3g

Sodium: 777mg

Vitamin A: 29%

Vitamin C: 9%

Iron: 17%

WWP+: 9 points

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