Caprese Crustless Quiche

Caprese Crustless Quiche

Enjoy classic summer flavors in my Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche recipe!

Easy Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche recipe / Running in a Skirt

Hi everyone!

Now that I’m fully back in the swing of being home and real life, it’s nice to be enjoying simple summer meals again.  Caprese will always be one of my favorites in summer.  There is nothing like fresh tomatoes and creamy mozzarella.  I know I’m not the only one that feels that way.

Just the thought of it makes me so… happy.

Since I’m pretty sure a lot of you love that flavor combination too, I decided to create a crustless quiche using the best summer has to offer!  This is my Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche recipe.

Easy Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche recipe / Running in a Skirt

It’s loaded with vine-ripe summer tomatoes and loads of that fragrant sweet basil… which I’m kind of obsessed with.

This year I planted three pots because two never seems to be enough.  Seriously… I might have a problem :-).  But I digress…

Easy Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche recipe / Running in a Skirt

My Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche recipe just might be the perfect summer meal.

Easy Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche recipe / Running in a Skirt

Plus eggs are a great source of protein on a vegetarian diet and I eat them often plain or in dishes like this.  They are inexpensive, easy to cook and good for you.

Since this is without a buttery crust, it’s a little less indulgent than regular quiche and makes a great weekday meal.  OR I’ve got to say it looks pretty enough for a special event too.  It’s all about the fresh basil folks.  It just elevates anything you put it on.

Easy Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche recipe / Running in a Skirt

Serve my  Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche recipe with a side of grains (quinoa, farro, ect) or with a big summer green salad.  It’s a simple and satisfying meal that anyone will love.

I hope you enjoy it.  As always, I’d love to hear what you think.

Easy Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche recipe / Running in a Skirt

Caprese Crustless Quiche

Julie Wunder
A vegetarian crustless quiche that is simple. fast and healthy.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 1 quiche, 4-6 servings


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 3 roma tomatoes, 2 seeded and chopped, 1 thinly sliced for the topping
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped and divided
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella, shredded
  • 6 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a glass pie dish with cooking spray.
  • In a pan over medium heat saute the onion in the olive oil until tender, approximately 3-5 minutes. Add the chopped tomato and season with a pinch of the salt and pepper. Cook for another 1-2 minutes and remove from the heat.
  • Stir in 1/4 cup of the fresh basil, setting aside the rest for the topping.
  • While the vegetables are cooking, whisk together the eggs, milk, flour, baking soda and the rest of the salt and pepper.
  • Put the vegetable mixture in an even layer on the bottom of the pie pan. Sprinkle the cheese on top of that.
  • Carefully pour the egg mixture on top of the vegetables and cheese.
  • Carefully lay the tomato slices on the top of the eggs.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean.
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Easy Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche recipe / Running in a Skirt

Also try my Crustless Kale, Mushroom and Feta Quiche.

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I’m linking up this Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche recipe with: Meatless Monday Meatless Monday,  Full Plate Thursday  Foodie Friday, and the Weekend Potluck.  Thanks so much ladies for the link up parties!

By | 2018-08-02T13:51:30-04:00 July 24th, 2017|All Vegetarian, Breakfast, Dinner, Food, Lunch, Vegetarian Meals|12 Comments


  1. […] Caprese Crustless Quiche […]

  2. Miz Helen July 31, 2017 at 6:56 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    Your Caprese Vegetarian Crustless Quiche will be delicious, I can’t wait for a slice! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

  3. […] is one of my favorite easy lunches, and this quiche takes this tried-and-true flavor combination to a whole new […]

  4. Amanda @ Cupcake N Dreams July 29, 2017 at 11:15 am - Reply

    Oh my goodness this looks delicious! I love caprese salad so this would be a great alternative!

  5. Kristy from Southern In Law July 27, 2017 at 7:04 am - Reply

    Look, this is the perfect summer quiche! Yum!

  6. Hatton July 24, 2017 at 9:38 pm - Reply

    This looks amazing!!! And perfect for lunches with a salad.

  7. Sarah July 24, 2017 at 3:37 pm - Reply

    So fresh and flavorful! Tomatoes and basil are in a summer staple! The basil is going crazy on our herb wall but out tomatoes haven’t taken off much yet.

  8. Emily July 24, 2017 at 9:55 am - Reply

    Creamy mozzarella cheese is some of the BEST with tomatoes and basil. 🙂

  9. Blane Sherer July 24, 2017 at 9:53 am - Reply

    When I was growing up I used to never eat quiche, but
    then I tried one in my early 30s and I have been a fan
    ever since. This looks like a tasty one.

  10. Susie @ Suzlyfe July 24, 2017 at 8:36 am - Reply

    There are few things better than summer tomatoes and basil and balsamic. So let’s add eggs!

  11. Mary Jean Henson July 24, 2017 at 8:00 am - Reply

    Love anything with basil, tomatoes, and mozzarella. Will be trying this recipe soon.

  12. Beth Ann Chiles July 24, 2017 at 7:13 am - Reply

    One of my favorite combinations so I know this is going in the menu rotation. Thanks!

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