The amazing Spiralled Zucchini Quiche - if you haven't yet made this you are seriously missing out.
This is a genius creation of mine and I may be blowing my own trumpet here, but it tastes pretty darn amazing.
I mean whats not to love? Look at that crispy hash brown crust, filled with a cheese eggy goodness that you expect in a quiche and the spiralled zucchini just adds great flavour and of course some speed food too.
I spiral my zucchini (courgette) with the paderno vegetable spiralizer which is one of the best ones out there. However, it is hard to source in the UK
But this one looks pretty close and gets a high rating.
Click here to see this Spiralizer Tri-Blade Vegetable Slicer on Amazon
On most spiralizers, you get at least 2 spiral sized blades, for the spiralled zucchini I use the smaller spiral blade.
You can enjoy a ⅓ of this quiche as a healthy serving, but if you want it to serve more, you could cut it into 6 slices, leave you some for milk in your tea or coffee etc.
I like to make this spiralled zucchini quiche in a 8inch springform pan
Click here to see this 8 inch springform pan on amazon
as it means you get a nice height to the quiche, but it will work just as well in a shallow bigger pan, you of course just won't get quite the same look.
Serve this spiralled zucchini quiche with a big mixed salad to. It is delicious served hot or cold
Love quiche recipes like this? Check out some of my other Quiche Recipes, perfectly filling and great for grab and go lunches
Spiralled Zucchini Quiche
This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and Weight Watchers friendly
WW Smart Points - 11 (when making the quiche serve 4) Dairy Free/Paleo/Whole30 - replace cottage cheese and cheese with coconut milk
- 800g (28oz) of raw potatoes, peeled and grated
- ⅔ cup (120g) of fat free cottage cheese
- 5 large eggs
- 3 medium zucchini (courgette), spiralled or grated
- 90g (3oz) of freshly grated parmesan cheese
- Preheat oven to 180c fan, 200c or 400f (gas mark 6)
- Spray a 8 inch springform pan with spray oil (if you don't have this you can use a bigger pan, you just won't get the height that you do with this smaller pan)
- Season grated potato with salt and black pepper.
- Fill the end of the pan with an even layer of the grated potato and then carefully turning the pan on it's side, firmly press down the grated potato around the sides also, until you have a grated potato shell. Spray all over with spray oil.
- Place in the oven and bake for approx 35-40 mins until lightly golden.
- While potato crust is cooking, add the zucchini to a colander and season with salt, toss and leave it to rest in the colander over a bowl or similar to release it's excess moisture.
- When potato crust is ready
- Lower oven to 160c fan, 180c or 350f (gas mark 4)
- Squeeze any excess moisture from the zucchini and add to the potato crust in a swirl effect
- Add the cottage cheese and eggs to a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
- Add to a bowl with the parmesan and mix to combine, season the egg mixture with salt and black pepper.
- Slowly pour in the egg mixture over the zucchini, so that the mixture evenly falls to the bottom.
- Place in the oven and bake for approx 30 mins, quiche should be lightly golden on top.
- Allow to cool for approx 10 mins before slicing.
- Serve with your choice of sides.
- This is delicious served hot or cold.
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- Calories - scroll down to nutritional info box
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Nutrition InformationYield 3 Serving Size 1 SERVING
Amount Per Serving Calories 445Total Fat 14.9gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 314mgSodium 279mgCarbohydrates 51gFiber 8gSugar 8gProtein 29g
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Tracy rehmatullah says
OMG this is amazing thanks so much I added spring onions and tomatoes for extra speed it is so lovely appreciate you sharing
Shevy (Slimming Eats) says
You are welcome Tracy, so happy to hear you enjoyed it 🙂
Sharon Mills says
I will try this recipe, it looks amazing.
Anita Brooks says
This is delicious. I followed the recipe exactly. Just amazing will definitely put this on my favourite list YUM!!!
This was the yummiest quiche I have ever tasted .... and am 62!! Fabulous.