VEGAN QUICHE WITH SWEET POTATO BOTTOM

Looking for a delicious vegan recipe you can meal prep for a couple of days? Look no further! I have an amazing vegan quiche for you. This protein-packed savory tart is gluten free, super easy to make and believe me, SUPER delicious… What makes this pie special? A bottom made of sweet potato! Grab your hands on the recipe down below. 

''Savory pie? Yes please!''

    PREPTIME 15 minutes

    COOKTIME  45 minutes

    PORTIONS  1 pie

     INGREDIENTS

  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 10 cups of spinach (300 grams)
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 3 gloves of garlic 
  • 3 cups of tofu
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. sea salt. 

       METHOD

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius / 350 Fahrenheit. 
  2. Peel and wash sweet potatoes en cut in thin slices.
  3. Grease the quiche pan using coconut oil and cover the bottom and sides with sweet potato slices.
  4. Bake sweet potato crust for about 20 minutes, until soft, NOT crispy.
  5. While sweet potato is baking, prepare the filling. Add tofu, 2 tbsp. of olive oil, black pepper, salt and cumin to a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  6. When tofu mix is ready you can make the rest of the filling. Chop red and white onion, garlic and bell peppers and fry in a pan on medium high heat. When veggies are glassy, add spinach. Cook until veggies are soft. 
  7. Add the soy sauce, baking soda and veggie mix to the tofu mix and stir until all combined. Optional: add sea salt. 
  8. When sweet potato is ready, add the filling mixture to the quiche pan and cover sweet potato. 
  9. Bake the quiche for another 30 minutes until golden brown. 
  10. Serve with a side salad or some whipped coconut yogurt! 
SUPER DELICIOUS!
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This recipe has everything I love: sweet potato, tofu and lots of garlic and other spices. Besides, it reminds me of my childhood: my mother made quiche almost every week. So, that makes it even more fun for me to make! A lot of reasons to save this one! What are your favorite savory pies?

xx Len

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ABOUT ME

Hi there! My name is Lenna. I’m a dutch Nutrition & Dietetics student, recipe developer and a lover of real, simple and balanced food.

Currently, I’m in recovery from an eating disorder and I have this blog to show the world there’s always a way out. My goal is to inspire others with my story and recipes and to give support to create a healthy relationship with food. Thanks for stopping by, I hope inspire you in one way or another! LET’S SPREAD THE LOVE FOR FOOD!

xx Lenna

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