Keto Spinach Quiche

Low-carb and easy to make, this quiche is sure to delight and satisfy anyone on the keto diet.

June 10, 2020 1 min read

Keto Spinach Quiche

Serving Size
Serving size
8 slices
Prep Time
Prep time
30 min
Cook Time
Cook time
1 hour 30 min
Recipe Author
Author
@thejoeduff

Ingredients

For the crust:

  • 1 ½ Cups (168g) blanched almond flour
  • 1/3 Cup (40g) coconut flour
  • 1 Large egg, whisked
  • 1 Stick (112g) butter melted
  • ½ teaspoon salt

For the filling:

  • 6 Slices thick-cut bacon, chopped
  • 1 Medium onion, chopped
  • 8 Ounces (226g) spinach (fresh or frozen)
  • ½ cup (118mL) heavy cream
  • 4 Large eggs
  • 1 Cup (112g) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/6 Teaspoon black pepper

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F
  2. In a large bowl mix together almond almond and coconut flour with salt. Add whisked egg and melted butter.
  3. Knead the dough into a ball and let sit for 5 minutes.
  4. Press the dough into a 9-inch pie dish using your hands.  
  5. Par-bake the crust.
  6. Line the dough with parchment paper and fill the plate with dry beans or pie weights.
  7. Bake for about 10-15 minutes or until lightly golden.
  8. While the crust is baking prepare the filling.
  9. In a skillet cook the bacon over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 4-5 minutes.  Drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  10. Saute chopped onions for 2 minutes in the same skillet using remaining fat from the bacon.
  11. Add spinach – make sure its strained of excess liquid if using frozen – and sauté until it wilts and the juices have evaporated.
  12. Transfer the spinach-onion mixture to the mixing bowl and let it cool down for 10 minutes.
  13. After 10 minutes mix in previously browned bacon, heavy cream, salt, pepper, cheddar cheese and eggs.
  14. Stir to combine.
  15. Pour the egg mixture into the pie crust.
  16. Bake quiche for 40-45 minutes at 375°F, until top is golden brown and center is set.
  17. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes or so.
  18. Slice into 8 slices

Nutrional info: (Per slice) Calories: 520, Fat: 45, Carbohydrates: 8.5, Fiber: 5, Protein: 18

*Nutritional information is approximate.


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