Crustless Crab Quiche

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"Crustless quiche was a new adventure for me when we started having to do ulta-low-carb meals, but it turns out quiche lends itself quite well to having no crust. I always use a glass pie plate and have never had an issue with it falling apart. Sometimes for variety I will crush 3/4 cup french fried onions (the ones in the can) and spread them in the bottom for a sort-of crust. Then I'll also top it with about 1/4 cup the last five minutes of baking."

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (165.2 g)
  • Calories 253.4
  • Total Fat - 18.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 12.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 159.2 mg
  • Sodium - 538.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 7.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 5.6 g
  • Protein - 14.9 g
  • Calcium - 333.3 mg
  • Iron - 1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375F; coat a 9-inch deep-dish glass pie plate with cooking spray.

Step 2

Heat olive oil in a medium skillet; saute onion and garlic until tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 3

Combine crab, onion mixture and cheese in a bowl, then press into prepared pie plate.

Step 4

Beat together remaining ingredients except paprika and pour over crab mixture.

Step 5

Sprinkle top with paprika; bake for 30 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Bergy (RIP" Forever in our Kitchen)

The flavour and appearance of this quiche is 5 star however the posted times were a bit off. I would allow 25 minutes for the preparation time. My oven is very accurate and the bake time was 45 minutes and it could have taken 5 more minutes. Allowing this I will surely make this delicious quiche again.

(20 Sep 2014)


This was great! I made a few changes by using double the crab and cheese but using the same amount of the rest of the ingredients. I also used jerk seasoning instead of cajun seasoning. Baked in a 10 inch quiche pan for almost one hour. Delish and leftovers will work out very well for lunches!

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(10 Aug 2014)