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Broccoli cheddar quiche in a pie dish with a wedge cut out. Piece of quiche on a plate in background.
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5 from 2 votes

Broccoli Cheddar Quiche (Crustless)

Breakfast, lunch or dinner - this crustless Broccoli Cheddar Quiche is so packed with flavor that it's hard to believe it's light and healthy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast, Entrees
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Broccoli Cheddar Quiche, Crustless Quiche
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 131.3kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup small broccoli florets
  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Light coat a 9-inch pie dish with cooking spray.
  • Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the broccoli florets and cook for 1 minute. Drain in a colander and rinse with very cold water or immediately plunge into a bowl of ice water. Arrange the broccoli in the bottom of the pie dish.
  • In a large bowl, combine the eggs, egg whites, water, cottage cheese, thyme, salt and pepper. Whisk vigorously to break up the cottage cheese.
  • Pour the egg mixture over the broccoli in the pie dish. Top with the Cheddar cheese.
  • Bake until the egg is just set and a small, sharp knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 30 to 40 minutes.
  • Let the quiche rest for 5 minutes, then cut into 6 wedges. Serve.

Notes

Weight Watchers Points: 2 (Blue - Freestyle SP) / 4 (Green) / 2 (Purple)
Please note that I am not a medical or nutritional professional. I provide nutritional information for my recipes as a courtesy to my readers. It is calculated using the Sparks nutrition calculator and Weight Watchers points are calculated using the Recipe Builder on their site. While I attempt to provide information that is as accurate as possible, you should calculate the nutritional information independently before relying on it.

Nutrition

Serving: 1wedge | Calories: 131.3kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.7g | Protein: 14.1g | Fat: 7.3g | Saturated Fat: 3.6g | Cholesterol: 137.3mg | Sodium: 359.8mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 1.9g