Breakfast for Dinner! Asparagus, Kale & Goat Cheese Quiche ~ GF

Why not mix it up and have breakfast for your Meatless Monday dinner tonight!  This recipe is a full meal deal; packed with protein, veggies, and good-for-you carbs.IMG_0586I recently picked up a lovely bunch of asparagus which I realized hadn’t had since the summer time.  It is perfect in this recipe with kale, goat cheese, fresh herbs and a perfect gluten-free crust to top it off.  Yumm! QuichePrint Recipe

Serves 6

For the Crust:
1/2 cup almond meal
1/2 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour blend
1/4 cup Earth Balance, or butter of your choice
2 Tbsp almond milk
2 Tbsp egg whites
1/4 tsp salt

For the Filling:
1/2 cup – 1 cup of asparagus (about 6 stalks), chopped
4 kale leaves, chopped
1 small shallot, diced
60g goat cheese
6 whole eggs
1/2 cup liquid egg whites
2 Tbsp almond milk
2 Tbsp cold water
2 cloves of garlic, minced
Fresh basil, chopped
S&P to taste

Preheat oven to 400F. In a medium bowl, combine almond meal, flour and salt; mix well.  Add the cold butter and mix until you have pea-sized crumbles.  Add the milk and egg whites.  Mix it with your hands to form a ball of dough.  Grease an 8 x 8 inch baking dish.  Press dough firmly into the bottom and poke a few holes with a fork.  Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes.  Remove and set aside but leave your oven set to 400F.IMG_0580Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, add the diced shallot and garlic. Sauté for a minute or so.  Add the chopped kale and asparagus, sauté for another few minutes.  Set aside.IMG_0591In another mixing bowl, add your whole eggs, egg whites, milk, water, basil, and S&P; whisk.  Add the veggies and give it a stir.  Pout this over the quiche crust.  Crumble the goat cheese on top.  Bake at 400F oven for about 30 minutes or until the egg in the centre has set.IMG_0593 IMG_0597quiche1Enjoy!

Nutritional Info per serving:
278 Calories, 19g Carbs, 18g Fat, 13g Protein, 417mg Sodium, 2g Sugar

Please Note:  Nutritional info is gathered from MyFitnessPal and may not always be 100% accurate.  It is meant to be used as a reference only.
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