Gluten-Free Crustless Quiche

Growing up, my family enjoyed a lot of crustless recipes, like pumpkin pie and quiche.

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This is probably because my mom didn’t like the effort involved in making a crust. (I get my kitchen laziness from her– if it’s not quick and easy, I’m not doing it!) Why make a crust for pumpkin pie after making an entire Thanksgiving dinner? All of the flavor is in the filling, anyway.

The same logic can be applied to this quiche. All of the delicious flavor I love is packed in this protein-rich filling, and the crust just seems like unnecessary effort that could be better used doing other things… like sleeping in, if you’re lucky, or playing outside with your son who wakes up WAY too early on the weekends.

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