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Rice Quiche Crust

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars

"This is a fast, easy, and healthy quiche crust that only takes minutes. It can be used with any quiche and may give you more creative ways in which to use rice."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 164 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 (9 inch) pie crust)

Directions

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  1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in rice, cover pan, and remove from heat. Allow to stand until water is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Stir in butter and salt, if desired.
  2. Spray a 9 inch pie pan with nonstick cooking spray. Spoon cooked rice into pan. Use the back of a spoon to firmly press rice along the bottom and sides of the pan to create a crust. Use crust with quiche fillings of choice, and bake as directed for quiche.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 164 calories; 1.4 g fat; 34 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 4 mg cholesterol; 35 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Pretty simple recipe. I used brown rice, sea salt, and a bit of garlic powder for some flavor. Depending on what you plan to use for filling, I'd recommend seasoning up your crust with something...

I love the idea of a healthier and easier quiche crust. I used reg white rice. To get 1 cup I boiled 1 1/3 c water, added 2/3 c raw rice, reduced heat to low, covered and simmered for 25 minutes...

I love how the quiche soaked into the rice. This is a fantastic and easy recipe, far simpler and cheaper than regular crusts.

Great idea! I cooked 2 cups of rice then mixed in 3 T of butter, added salt and pepper. It was a little sticky at first and wouldn't mash, so i used flour and pressed it out with my finger tips!

Wish I'd known about this before. I will never make pie crust again for a quiche. I used regular rice instead of instant because the nutritional value is much better. I've made it several times,...

Great idea! I did change this up a bit. Used jasmine rice made in a rice cooker with just a little salt and pepper. I had some trouble mashing down the rice-it kept sticking to he spoon- so I s...

I only have long grain rice which I made as I normally do using chicken broth, butter and salt. I made a one portion serving of ham and veggie quiche in a Pyrex 1 cup bowl using the amount of r...