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Easy Spinach and Pepper Quiche [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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This nutrient-packed quiche is a delicious way to amp up your greens. The base of this quiche is packed with protein, turmeric and nutritional yeast resulting in a cheesy flavor. Nutritional yeast is rich in B complex vitamins, especially B12, essential amino acids and trace minerals, all necessary for healthy nerve function and energy production. This eggless quiche will surprise and delight you, not to mention nourish you!

Easy Spinach and Pepper Quiche [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Calories

118

Serves

6

Ingredients

  • 1 pound gluten-free extra-firm tofu
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot or cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Grease a shallow 9-inch pie dish and set aside.
  3. Combine all ingredients, except spinach and pepper, in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth and creamy. Stop to break up chunks and scrape the sides as necessary.
  4. In a bowl, mix chopped spinach and pepper.
  5. Add the batter and mix well.
  6. Transfer batter to pie dish.
  7. Using a spatula, spread the mixture around so it’s even and tight.
  8. Bake 30-40 minutes, until golden and the center is not still mushy.
  9. Allow to cool at least 10 minutes before slicing (luke-warm or room temperature is best for slicing).

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 709 | Total Carbs: 61 g | Total Fat: 24 g | Total Protein: 56 g | Total Sodium: 664 mg | Total Sugar: 6 g

Per Serving: Calories: 118 | Carbs: 10 g | Fat: 4 g | Protein: 9 g | Sodium: 111 mg | Sugar: 1 g

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


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Healthy plant-based recipes for the active lifestyle. Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler are Personal Wellness Coaches, authors of The Vegan Weightloss Manifesto and all around lovers of abundance and nourishment based in Vancouver, Canada. Through they blog  Activevegetarian.com they inspire others to live a healthy, active, plant-based lifestyle. 


 

 

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