Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

Nothing says brunch like quiche recipe. But we all know making a quiche can be time-consuming. Luckily the sweet potato crust for this quiche can be made the day ahead so you can enjoy it that much sooner.

Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust on round cooking dish
Photo: Adam Albright
Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
45 mins
Stand Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins


  • 1 10 ounce sweet potato, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoon water

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • ½ cup chopped green sweet pepper

  • 4 slices lower-sodium, less-fat bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled

  • 3 tablespoon finely chopped red onion

  • ½ cup shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese (2 oz.)

  • ½ cup shredded Gouda cheese (2 oz.)

  • 1 ¾ cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed

  • ½ cup fat-free milk

  • ¼ teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce

  • Fresh parsley leaves (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Place sweet potato slices in a 9-inch pie plate; add the water. Cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave 3 to 5 minutes or just until potato is tender. Drain; cool slightly.

  2. Wipe pie plate clean and coat with cooking spray. Arrange potato slices over bottom and along sides of the prepared pie plate, overlapping as needed to cover. Sprinkle with sweet pepper, bacon, and onion. Top with cheddar and Gouda cheeses. In a large bowl combine egg, milk, and hot pepper sauce; pour over mixture in ple plate.

  3. Bake about 45 minutes or until a knife comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack and let stand 10 minutes. If desired, sprinkle with parsley.

To Make Ahead

Prepare and bake quiche as directed; let cool completely. Cover with plastic wrap; chill up to 24 hours. To serve, cut into six wedges. Microwave, one wedge at a time, on 70% power (medium-high) about 2 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

166 Calories
6g Fat
13g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 166
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 375mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 11.4mg 57%
Calcium 198mg 15%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Potassium 356mg 8%
Folate, total 80.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*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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