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Veggie Tofu Quiche

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Quiche made with tofu and vegetables is a tasty, high-protein addition to brunch, lunch or dinner.
Ingredients
  Whole wheat pie crust 1
  Safflower oil/Sunflower oil 2 Tablespoon
  Broccoli 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Mushroom 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Red bell pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Garlic cloves 3 , minced
  Tofu 1 Pound, rinsed, drained
  Vegetable stock/Non dairy milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Tamari soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Nutritional yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Soy cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
  Soy parmesan/Rice parmesan 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 400F.
2. In a food processor, puree the tofu, vegetable stock(1/2 cup), tamari, spices and nutritional yeast, blend to a fine paste, add more stock, if required.

MAKING
3. In a pan, heat oil over medium high heat. Add onions cook for 2 minutes.
4. Add mushrooms, bell pepper ,garlic and finally add broccoli, cook until the vegetables are tender and broccoli turns bright green.
5. In a bowl, mix the vegetable and tofu mixture along with all other ingredients.
6. Pour the mixture onto the pie crust, using a spatula, spread it evenly.
7. Bake at 400F for 10 minutes.
8. Reduce the heat to 350F, bake for another 30 to 40 minutes, until tip of an inserted toothpick comes out clean.Allow to sit for 10 minutes.

SERVING
9. Cut into wedges and serve with your choice of salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
European
Cuisine: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
8
A quiche is always a good change from a regular meal. Watch this video to learn how to make a great dairy-free vegetable quiche! Made primarily using tofu, the quiche also has several other vegetables. The quiche is well flavored with herbs and garlic.

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