This vegan Just Egg quiche is incredibly delicious! Perfect for brunch or a holiday meal, it tastes great hot or at room temperature. Serve with a salad or with some baby potatoes or asparagus.
A premade crust will save some time and effort, but if you'd prefer to make your own this crust works perfectly. Go ahead and adjust the filling ingredients to your own taste. Yum!
Table of Contents
- Just Egg vegan egg
- Shallots - thinly sliced
- fresh nutmeg - optional
- kala namak - also known as black salt. This salt smells of sulphur and imparts a wonderful eggy flavor
- diced vegan sausage
- minced garlic
Step By Step Instructions
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
Heat olive oil in a pan set over medium heat and saute the shallots for 3-5 minutes until softened. Watch the heat because we are looking to soften and cook these ingredients not brown the.
Add the vegan sausage (we used Tofurky Italian sausage) cook for another 3 minutes.
Throw your garlic and spinach in the pan and cook for a few minutes stirring frequently until the spinach is wilted. If you are using nutmeg go ahead and mix that in now.
Spread these filling ingredients into your crust and use a fork to evenly distribute them.
Open a bottle of Just Egg and add the kala namak in. Then replace the lid and shake well. The kala namak or black salt as it's also known is an optional ingredient, but it add so much eggy flavor to anything. I've even heard it referred to as egg salt before.
Then pour the Just Egg over your filling ingredients. In these photos I used a 9.5" tart pan and with the fillings an entire bottle was the perfect amount. You could add up to ¼ cup of plant milk to the egg mixture if necessary if you were using a larger or deeper pan. I wouldn't add any more that ¼ cup though as it may not set correctly.
Bake for 35-45 minutes until the center is set. Check by poking at the center with knife because just below the surface it can sometime still be liquid.
Remove from oven and let cool 5 minutes before cutting and serving.
Frequently Asked Questions
I would say for this recipe yes. We make a wonderful tofu quiche and I've seen quiches made from white beans as well, but those tend to be denser and this recipe gets its fluffy texture from the Just Egg. In our opinion it's the most egg-like vegan option we've tried.
Yep - get creative. You could use vegan bacon or ham or try it with broccoli or asparagus. I would suggest precooking your veg so that they don't add any moisture to the quiche as it bakes.
Storing and Freezing
This keeps well in the fridge for a day or two in an air tight container and can be reheated in the microwave or oven.
I have not attempted to freeze this quiche, but we often freeze our bottles of uncooked Just Egg without issue.