Crustless Kale, Mushroom & Feta Quiche

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Crustless Kale, Mushroom & Feta Quiche

Vegetarian Crustless Kale Quiche is healthy twist on this classic dish!  Enjoy it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Hi friends!

Quiche may be kind of old fashioned, but I’m a fan.  It is so versatile and makes a great breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Jeesh, I’d even eat it as a snack if you gave me the option.

Ordering it out often means lots of heavy cream, high calorie cheese and a thick buttery crust.  Don’t get my wrong… I love it too.  But it’s not the kind of thing I could eat on a regular basis.  It’s more of a special occasion food.

This Vegetarian Crustless Kale Quiche takes those stereotypes away.  This is a perfect healthy, lowcarb, veggie packed meal that you can add to your families meal rotation today.

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You could easily do a more classic preparation with spinach, but I’m all about some kale lately, so I added it instead.  I love the texture of it in the crustless vegetarian quiche.

Easy Crustless Kale Quiche recipe Vegetarian Crustless Quiche- Includes skinny, healthy swaps to cut calories

Serve it with fruit in the morning or a side salad for lunch for a light dinner.  I added a sprouted grain roll when I make this for dinner.  But you can skip it if you are trying to eat fewer carbs.

Easy Crustless Kale Quiche recipe Vegetarian Crustless Quiche- Includes skinny, healthy swaps to cut calories

It’s even pretty enough to serve at a brunch or shower!  Everyone will rave over this crustless kale quiche.

Easy Crustless Kale Quiche recipe Vegetarian Crustless Quiche- Includes skinny, healthy swaps to cut calories


Easy Crustless Kale Quiche recipe Vegetarian Crustless Quiche- Includes skinny, healthy swaps to cut calories

Crustless Kale, Mushroom & Feta Quiche

A healthy twist on quiche! Enjoy for breakfast. lunch or dinner.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 small sweet onion, or 1/4 large
  • 8 ounces portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups kale
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% milk
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 4 ounces reduced fat feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup 2% mozzarella cheese
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven 350 degrees and spray a pie pan with cooking spray. Place the pan on a cookie sheet.
  • In a nonstick skillet over medium heat, saute the onions in the olive oil for 3-5 minutes or until translucent. Season with a pinch of the spices and salt and pepper.
  • Add the mushrooms and cook for 5-8 minutes or until tender. Season with another pinch of the spices, salt and pepper.
  • Add the kale and saute approximately 2 minutes, just until wilted and tender. Add the rest of the spices and a small pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Remove from the heat and coat with the flour.
  • In a large bowl, mix the eggs, milk, half and half and the remainder of the salt and pepper. You should have about half left.
  • Put half the veggie mixture in the pie pan and top with half the feta cheese. Pour half the egg mixture on top. Repeat.
  • Finish by sprinkling the mozzarella cheese on top.
  • Cook 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.


Serve for any meal! For lunch or dinner add a side salad and sprouted grain roll.
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  7. Courtney April 4, 2016 at 3:34 pm - Reply

    I love a good quiche and this one looks gorgeous!

    • JulieWunder April 9, 2016 at 10:39 am - Reply

      Thank you so much! I hope you get a chance to try it.

  8. Rachel April 4, 2016 at 3:29 pm - Reply

    I love a good crustless quiche. Thanks for linking up!

  9. Sarah April 4, 2016 at 1:33 pm - Reply

    YUM! This brings back so many memories! As a kid my mom always made quiche for Easter. Christmas, and on many weekends for brunch on Sunday. My brother would always want broccoli, bacon, and cheese, sometimes with mushroom. I always wanted a veggie one with no crust so my mom would make me my own little one in a single serve pie pan. I also remember having Easter at my parents house many years ago and I tried to add spinach to the quiche and you would have thought it was the end of the world!
    The girls just ate muffin egg bakes and liked them so I’m thinking quiche, fresh fruit, and coffee will be on the menu one of these up coming weekend mornings we have free. Thank you for linking up with us, happy Meatless Monday!

    • JulieWunder April 9, 2016 at 10:38 am - Reply

      So sweet that your Mom made you your own! Such a great story. I hope you have a chance to make my version.

  10. Miz Helen April 4, 2016 at 12:29 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    Your Quiche looks fantastic, thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

  11. Andrea @ Living In Cloud Nine April 4, 2016 at 10:46 am - Reply

    WOW!! Thus looks soooo good and right up my alley!! I would eat this for dinner, sounds so savory!!!

  12. Farrah April 4, 2016 at 12:15 am - Reply

    Yummy! 😀 I love super versatile recipes too–I haven’t made quiche in the longest time, for precisely the reasons you listed! I love your version of it! 😀

    • JulieWunder April 9, 2016 at 10:25 am - Reply

      Thanks Farrah! I hope you get a chance to try it.

  13. Karly April 1, 2016 at 3:22 pm - Reply

    Can’t wait to try this out! Thanks for linking up with What’s Cookin’ Wednesday!

  14. Jess @hellotofit April 1, 2016 at 12:08 pm - Reply

    I love crustless quiches!! Makes me feel better 🙂 esp if there’s mushroom!

  15. Cailee March 30, 2016 at 2:30 pm - Reply

    YUM!! What a lovely quiche recipe! I need some of this in my life! Looks delicious! …and I LOVE mushrooms! They’re so good! Thanks for sharing! Hope that you’re having a great Wednesday!
    xoxo Cailee!

    • JulieWunder April 3, 2016 at 6:26 pm - Reply

      Me too! They are so meaty! Hope you are having a good weekend.

  16. Nicole @ Fitful Focus March 30, 2016 at 11:28 am - Reply

    I’m drooling! Anything with cheese and mushrooms and I’m in!

  17. Ellen @ My Uncommon Everyday March 30, 2016 at 10:09 am - Reply

    I am bizarrely anti-pie crust all the time. I’ve always eaten only the fillings of pies unless they’re graham cracker- or Oreo-crusted. That said, I LOVE crustless quiche and this flavor combo looks fabulous!

  18. Annmarie March 30, 2016 at 8:30 am - Reply

    Need. Want. Gotta have! Looks AMAZING! Thanks for linking up and sharing 🙂 Pinned for later!

  19. 5 stars
    I love quiche and I’ve been all about some kale lately, too, so this sounds so good! I’m with you on eating it any time of the day – love how versatile they are that way 🙂 Pinning and can’t wait to give this a try!

  20. Susanna @Zealous Mom March 30, 2016 at 6:21 am - Reply

    This looks amazing! So many of my favorite things in one dish. I’ve pinned and can’t wait to make it. Yum!

  21. Angie March 29, 2016 at 8:57 pm - Reply

    I love quiche! This looks so good but no guilt, perfect!

  22. [email protected] March 29, 2016 at 6:59 pm - Reply

    I IIke quiche but I have never had it w kale usually it’s spinach inside. I also like that it is so versatile. You can eat it for any meal.

    • JulieWunder April 3, 2016 at 5:47 pm - Reply

      You can! And you could put almost any veggie in it.

  23. This looks so delicious! I’ve never made a quiche myself, but now I’m inspired to do so!

  24. I am a lover of all things mushroom!! Looks fantastic!

  25. Mary Jean Henson March 29, 2016 at 2:50 pm - Reply

    Looks Yummy! I love the kale & mushroom combo>
    Can’t wait to try this.

  26. Andrea on Vacation March 29, 2016 at 9:31 am - Reply

    I can eat breakfast or quiche any time of day! Breakfast for dinner is a quick go-to for me.

  27. Love the feta and Mozzarella combo my fave! Eggs are always a winner in my book

  28. Susie @ SuzLyfe March 29, 2016 at 6:24 am - Reply

    I would eat the crust and only the crust if given the opportunity (hello, chicken pot pie is basically an excuse to do so) but I would rather not put myself in that position!

    • JulieWunder April 3, 2016 at 5:41 pm - Reply

      Yeah– that crust is soooo good! I want a veggie pot pie now 🙂

  29. Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy March 29, 2016 at 6:05 am - Reply

    To me, the quiche is all about the filling anyway, so we often have it crustless. I would happily add kale to everything too. I am kale obsessed and it goes so well with eggs.

    • JulieWunder April 3, 2016 at 5:41 pm - Reply

      I can’t get enough kale right now! It’s soooo good!

  30. Blane Sherer March 29, 2016 at 5:47 am - Reply

    I didn’t start eating quiche until about 10 years
    ago. I’m a fan now.

    • JulieWunder April 3, 2016 at 5:40 pm - Reply

      It’s such a good versatile dish, I’m glad you like it!

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