Who said you couldn’t have pizza for breakfast? A Whole30 compliant, egg-based pizza quiche to get you started for the day!

As part of the Whole30 challenges that I’ve done, I’ve managed to convince Grant to change some of his eating habits as well.  For a lot of his life, he would have two Weetbix (wheat biscuits), with milk and either sugar, or more recently honey, for breakfast.  Healthy, whole-grains, not a problem.  But as I removed a lot of the grains from my diet, and started having more and more eggs for breakfast, Grant decided he’d give that a go as well.  His normal breakfast now consists of 2-3 eggs, a sausage or two pieces of bacon, lots of spinach and some sort of salsa/sauce.  He says he feels much better for it, and has lost a bit of weight as well (I’m just a little jealous of that … considering other mornings he’ll quite happily have a blueberry bagel with cream cheese!).

Anyway, I started playing around with a number of variations with eggs and veggies.  And my sweet potato crusted quiche, omelettata and sweet potato toast with eggs and avocado were all born.  But I wanted to do something different.  So I thought – what about using bacon as a crust?  And having a pizza sauce through it, so it tastes like pizza?  And hence, this recipe was developed.  I gave one of these to Grant to try and he just fell in love with it.  But don’t just take our word for it – try it and let me know what you think!

Bacon-crusted pizza quiche
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
187 calories
6 g
204 g
12 g
15 g
4 g
106 g
470 g
2 g
0 g
7 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
106g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 187
Calories from Fat 104
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g
18%
Saturated Fat 4g
19%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 204mg
68%
Sodium 470mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates 6g
2%
Dietary Fiber 2g
9%
Sugars 2g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A
18%
Vitamin C
8%
Calcium
10%
Iron
16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 8 pieces bacon
  2. 1 roasted pepper, chopped
  3. 1 chicken sausage, diced
  4. 1/2 cup spinach, chopped
  5. 4 eggs
  6. 1/4 cup almond milk
  7. 1 tbs nutritional yeast
  8. 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  9. 1/4 cup tomato paste
  10. 2 tsp dried basil
  11. 2 tsp dried oregano
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400F and prepare individual quiche baking tins with cooking oil spray of choice.
  2. Place the strips of bacon on the bottom of each tin, aiming to cover the entire surface.
  3. In a medium frying pan, heat the sausage and pepper until thoroughly cooked.
  4. Arrange the sausage, pepper and spinach on top of the bacon.
  5. In a small mixing bowl, combine the eggs, almond milk, nutritional yeast and garlic powder until well mixed.
  6. Distribute equally across the four tins.
  7. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the tomato paste, basil and oregano into a thick paste. Either mix this into the egg mixture prior to pouring into the tins, or just spoon on top.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes, or until the eggs are no longer runny.
  9. Can be stored in the refrigerator and reheated for up to a week.
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calories
187
fat
12g
protein
15g
carbs
6g
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