Italian Sausage and Zucchini Quiche


Start your morning right with this breakfast quiche. Since it's crustless, this recipe is perfect for those eating gluten free or paleo diets. For individual portions, bake your zucchini quiche in small ramekins.

Italian Sausage and Zucchini Quiche
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
25 mins
Cool Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 4 ounce uncooked turkey Italian sausage links, casings removed

  • 1 cup coarsely shredded zucchini

  • ½ cup chopped red sweet pepper (1 small)

  • ¼ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese (1 ounce)

  • 1 ½ cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 6 eggs, lightly beaten

  • ¼ cup fat-free milk

  • teaspoon black pepper

  • cup shredded part-skim or reduced-fat mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Coat four 8-ounce shallow ramekins or quiche dishes or one 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray. Set aside.

  2. In a medium skillet cook turkey sausage, zucchini, and sweet pepper until turkey is cooked through and sweet pepper is just tender, using a wooden spoon to break up turkey as it cooks. In a medium bowl combine cooked turkey mixture and Parmesan cheese. Divide mixture among the prepared dishes or spoon into the pie plate. In a medium bowl whisk together egg, milk, and black pepper. Divide egg mixture evenly among the ramekins or pour into the pie plate. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.

  3. Bake individual servings about 25 minutes or pie plate about 35 minutes or until a knife inserted in center(s) comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

151 Calories
5g Fat
6g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 151
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 588mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 38.4mg 192%
Calcium 201.9mg 16%
Iron 4.7mg 26%
Potassium 351mg 7%
Folate, total 112.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 2.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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