Very, Very Low-Calorie Quiche
50 mins (prep 10, cooking 40)
11 ingredients
6 servings
If you have done the Hcg VLCD protocol ("Very Low Calorie Diet") you know that staying within 500 calories/day for 21 days is not easy! And because one cannot have more than one sort of vegetable with the two protein meals, things get boring fast. So I've been toying with creating recipes that meet the strict criteria, and this is by far my favorite for a "filling" (okay, maybe not filling, exactly, but nutritious and "legal"!

Categories:  <-60-mins , north-american , 3-steps-or-less , breakfast , brunch , omelets-and-frittatas , diabetic , eggs~dairy , time-to-make , lunch~snacks , weeknight , easy , american , vegetarian ,
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Serving Size (58.99 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 28.53 Calories from Fat 5.04
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.56g 5.17%
Saturated Fat 0.21g 6.44%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 1.97mg 3.94%
Sodium 87.56mg 21.89%
Total Carbohydrate 3.22g 6.44%
Dietary Fiber 0.85 g 20.49%
Sugars 1.94 g %
Protein 3.09g 37.04%
Vitamin A 829.03IU% Vitamin C 17.59mg%
Calcium 27.46mg% Iron 0.63mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
roasted garlic, dried basil, low fat, nonfat milk, whole eggs