“Cheesy” Vegan Quiche

Number of Servings: 8 (166g)
Active Time: 25 min.
Total Time: 1 hours 30 min.
Cheesy Vegan Quiche

A vegan quiche? With cheese?? Yes, indeed! Tofu is an excellent egg substitute in this context. The secret to the cheesy flavor of this dish is the nutritional yeast, which can usually be found with seasonings in the spice section or natural foods section of your grocery store.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups potatoes, grated
  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 2 leeks, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 oz. silken tofu
  • 2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 3 Tbsp. hummus

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF. Spray a 9” pie pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Set grated potatoes in a clean towel and squeeze out as much moisture as you can. Transfer to pie dish and mix with salt, pepper, and half of the oil. Press mixture evenly into the bottom and sides.
  3. Bake crust until golden brown all over (20-25 minutes).
  4. While crust is baking, toss vegetables and garlic with remaining oil and spread out on a baking sheet. Place in the oven with the crust. When you remove the crust, lower heat to 400ºF and bake vegetables until soft and lightly browned (30-40 minutes total).
  5. Lower oven to 375ºF.
  6. Place tofu, nutritional yeast, and hummus in a food processor and blend thoroughly. When vegetables are done, toss the vegetables with the tofu mixture to coat and spread evenly in crust.
  7. Bake quiche at 375ºF until the top is golden brown and firm (35-40 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 166g

Amount per serving
Calories 160
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 10g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 66.7mg 6%
Iron 1.5mg 6%
Potassium 490mg 10%
Vitamin A 30mcg 4%
Vitamin C 20.5mg 25%
Vitamin E 1.4mg 6%
Vitamin K 28.2mcg 25%
Thiamin 1.3mg 110%
Riboflavin 1.3mg 100%
Niacin 8.2mg 50%
Vitamin B6 1.6mg 90%
Folate 34.1mcg 9%
Vitamin B12 3mcg 130%
Biotin 1.1mcg 4%
Chloride 35.3mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 0%
Phosphorus 56.2mg 4%
Iodine 0.2mcg 0%
Magnesium 22.8mg 6%
Zinc 0.3mg 0%
Selenium 3.5mcg 6%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.6mcg 6%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Potatoes, Silken Tofu (water, Organic Soybeans, Less Than 2% Of Calcium Sulfate, Magnesium Chloride), Leeks, Tomatoes, Broccoli, Olive Oil, Original Hommus (steamed Chickpeas (chickpeas, Water), Sesame Tahini (ground Sesame), Sunflower Oil, Olive Oil, Sea Salt, Garlic, Citric Acid, Cumin, Guar Gum, Sesame Seeds), Nutritional Yeast (inactive Dry Yeast, Niacin (b3), Thiamin Hydrochloride (b1), Riboflavin (b2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (b6)), Garlic, Salt, Black Pepper.

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