I make this quiche without eggs. The tofu gives it a good texture. I've brought it to potlucks where friends aren't vegetarian...no one ever knew! It is always a hit!

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • In a blender, combine tofu and milk; process until smooth, adding more milk if necessary. Blend in salt and pepper.

  • In a medium bowl, combine spinach, garlic, onion, Cheddar cheese, Swiss cheese and tofu mixture. Mix well, and pour into prepared pie crust.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until set and golden brown on top. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

287.9 calories; 12.7 g protein; 18.5 g carbohydrates; 22.1 mg cholesterol; 488.8 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
02/04/2007
I thought this recipe was excellent. I did make a few changes though. I used a 14oz package of tofu rinsed and patted dry. I used 2/3 cup soy milk and about 1 1/2 cups pepperjack cheese which gave it a nice kick. I added mushrooms a little dry mustard and a little nutmeg. And finally instead of the crust I used the mandolin to slice some sweet potatoes and made a 'crust' out of that. I probably used about 2 tbsp olive oil in the bottom of the pan to prevent sticking. I cooked it on the bottom rack at 400 for about 45 minutes until the sweet potatoes looked golden brown from the bottom. Yumminess! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
01/15/2004
I used fresh spinach - I am a vegetarian who needs a balanced set of vitamins and minerals to be happy:) so I added in a wealth of other vegetables - finely chopped brocolli carrots zucchini red pepper (despite protests from other reviewers brocolli really does add something to this recipe). My only warning would be there are many many subtle differences between tofu's - make sure you use a less bitter/sour type (some are relatively flavourless and you cannot taste the fermented flavour as much - these are better for this recipe). Read More
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  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 6
Rating: 5 stars
02/03/2007
I thought this recipe was excellent. I did make a few changes though. I used a 14oz package of tofu rinsed and patted dry. I used 2/3 cup soy milk and about 1 1/2 cups pepperjack cheese which gave it a nice kick. I added mushrooms a little dry mustard and a little nutmeg. And finally instead of the crust I used the mandolin to slice some sweet potatoes and made a 'crust' out of that. I probably used about 2 tbsp olive oil in the bottom of the pan to prevent sticking. I cooked it on the bottom rack at 400 for about 45 minutes until the sweet potatoes looked golden brown from the bottom. Yumminess! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
01/14/2004
I used fresh spinach - I am a vegetarian who needs a balanced set of vitamins and minerals to be happy:) so I added in a wealth of other vegetables - finely chopped brocolli carrots zucchini red pepper (despite protests from other reviewers brocolli really does add something to this recipe). My only warning would be there are many many subtle differences between tofu's - make sure you use a less bitter/sour type (some are relatively flavourless and you cannot taste the fermented flavour as much - these are better for this recipe). Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/14/2004
This is a delicious recipe for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. I have played around with it a bit at times adding different seasonings or different cheeses but have remained true to the original poster. This is a keeper and great for breakfast brunch lunch dinner picnics you name it. As a vegetarian it was an easy to make meal that tasted great and I couldn't taste the tofu. In fact I don't necessarily like the taste of raw tofu but if you compare that to say chicken or any other meat that you simply stuck in the oven without proper preparation or seasoning you probably would say it tasted pretty bad too. If you are unsure about it honestly try it once before saying that you don't like it. It's a great dish that everyone will enjoy. Just save yourself some grief and don't tell anyone that it has tofu in it.:) UPDATE: I highly recommend prebaking the crust for at least 10 minutes to get your crust to hold up well for this recipe. If you don't it's ok but it is even better when it is prebaked. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/08/2003
This dish goes so fast at my house that I double the recipe omit the crust and bake in a casserole dish. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/08/2003
For those who are looking to cut the fat even more than just getting the eggs out - I substituted the recipe to include skim milk crumbled feta cheese (4 ounces) and grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese (6 tablesppons) and it turned out pretty well. I could'nt tell you the fat content difference but the calorie content have been cut to less than half (136 calories per serving). I also drained the tofu between paper towels afterwards let it sit on tap water for a few minutes then drain it again - it was virtually "tofu-taste"-free as a result. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/21/2004
The Texture was amazingly like a normal Quiche. The taste was wonderful I went without the crust as one of the other posts had suggested. It was wonderful will definitely make again! To add a little "egg" coloring I added 1tsp of powdered Mustard. Very good! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/14/2004
This was EXCELLENT! It's the only thing I've ever eaten with tofu that I've liked remotely! Changes I made were: do it crustless who needs the hassel and the fat! Also sauted the onions with garlic ahead used 1/2 t. dry mustard for color and flavor replaced the swiss with pepper jack cheese and added a small package (29 cent kind) of thin ham chopped - as I'm not vegetarian. My kids even ate this - real winner. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/07/2005
This is one of my all-time favorite tofu dishes. I love that the basic recipe is simple to amend to use up any leftover veggies and cheeses in the fridge. My favorite combination to date uses crescent roll dough for the crust and contains a dash of lemon juice and about 2 tablespoons of dill in the filling to give it a tangy herbal kick. In my opinion it's worth firing up the oven even in July to make this easy and delicious dish. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/14/2004
This was really easy to make and turned out pretty well. I would recommend less garlic and more salt and pepper as it seemed pretty bland with just what the recipe called for. I only used half of the spinach in the package. I would also suggest getting a tofu that does not have a strong taste as mine had that tofu taste which my family did not like. One last thing I would do would be to cook it a little longer so that the crust is really brown. The 30 minutes that the recipe called for made my quiche a little mushy. I had to cook it longer then it was perfect. As far as the crust goes I would suggest getting the Marie Calendars Pie Crust it was great! Otherwise it was very good and easy to make with a few revisions for personal taste:) Read More
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