Tomato Basil Quiche Recipe


This quiche recipe makes for a unique breakfast or brunch idea. It's also a great dinner recipe with the tomato, basil and garlic flavors.

If you are looking for something other than the typical Quiche Lorraine, then give this one a try. This breakfast recipe is made with reduced fat sour cream, making it a healthier meal with fewer calories and fat.

On this page you will find a list of ingredients, step by step directions, nutrition information and the Smart Points and other WW points for this meal.

quiche recipe with tomato, basil and garlic


Tomato, Basil Quiche

This is not your typical quiche recipe. The added flavors of the basil and the juiciness of the tomatoes makes this meal one to remember.

Recipe Type:

Breakfast, Brunch, Main Dish

Degree of Difficulty:

Moderately difficult

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked 9-inch (4-cup volume) pie shell
  • 1 1/2 cups Reduced fat sour cream
  • 1/2 cup NESTLE CARNATION Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbs seasoned dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 Tbs chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves, crushed
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 3/4 cups fresh or canned diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped ripe olives (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Whisk sour cream, evaporated milk, 1/4 cup cheese, eggs, salt and pepper in medium bow
  3. Pour into pie shell.
  4. Combine remaining cheese, breadcrumbs, basil and garlic in small bowl.
  5. Sprinkle over egg mixture.
  6. Top with tomatoes and olives.
  7. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.
  8. Cool on wire rack for 5 minutes.
  9. Cut into 8 slices and serve.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 1 hour

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 8
Serving Size 6.4oz
Calories 296.68
Total Fat 19.09g
      Sat Fat 7.98g
Cholesterol 120.76mg
Sodium 507.1mg
Total Carbohydrates 21.07g
      Fiber 1.97g
      Sugar 3.44g
Protein 10.69g

Weight Watchers Points

FreeStyle
SmartPoints:
9 pts
Points
Plus:
8 pts
Original
Points:
7 pts

The Tomatoes and eggs are not included in the SmartPoints calculation. The tomatoes were not included in the calculation of the Plus values.

Tips

To reduce some of the fat, use low fat items like low fat sour cream or low fat cheeses. You can also make this healthier by using egg white or even skipping the crust.



If you loved this quiche recipe, you may also want to try this Quiche Lorraine for your next breakfast or brunch.

Check out these egg white omelette bites for another tasty breakfast recipe idea.

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