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Bacon cheddar quiche with cauliflower crust

Bacon Cheddar Quiche with Cauliflower Crust

Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 3 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 13 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 488
A tasty low carb bacon cheddar quiche that doesn't use any special flour for the crust. Instead, it uses a gluten free cauliflower crust!
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Ingredients

CRUST:

  • 1 head cauliflower about 3 1/2 or 21 ounces riced
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese shredded (about 29 grams)
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese shredded (about 25 grams)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt more or less to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

FILLING:

  • 8 slices no sugar bacon cooked crisp and finely chopped (about 16 ounces)
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese freshly grated
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated (about 21 grams)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt.

Instructions

CRUST:

  • Grate or pulse cauliflower in food processor to rice. Place in covered microwaveable dish and microwave for 5 minutes. Allow to cool uncovered for at least 10 minutes.
  • Place cooked cauliflower rice into a cheesecloth and squeeze out as much water as possible.
  • In medium bowl, combine dried cauliflower, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, egg, salt, and garlic powder.
  • Press crust mixture evenly into tart or pie plate. Bake at 425°F until golden (about 15-18 minutes). Remove and set on wire rack.

FILLING:

  • Sprinkle bacon, cheddar cheese, and parmesan cheese into crust.
  • In medium bowl whisk together cream, water, eggs, and salt.
  • Bake at 350°F about 40-45 minutes or until filling is set. Remove and allow to cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 217g | Calories: 488 | Carbohydrates: 5.8g | Protein: 33.4g | Fat: 36.7g | Saturated Fat: 14.7g | Cholesterol: 239mg | Sodium: 845mg | Fiber: 1.9g | Sugar: 2.2g

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 3.9 g | % Carbs: 3.3 % | % Protein: 27.9 % | % Fat: 68.9 % | SmartPoints: 16
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