Smoked Salmon Quinoa Quiche

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Serves 6 – 8



  1. Cook quinoa according to instructions, add the 4 tbsp of basil pesto into the cooked quinoa, then add ½ cup of the asiago cheese and mix them well.
  2. Press the quinoa mixture into a 9" pie plate, covering the sides and bottom of pan to create a "crust" place the crust into a 400°F oven for 15 minutes to set.
  3. Remove from oven and set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl add the 4 eggs, ½ cup of milk, the ⅛ tsp of salt and ¼ tsp of pepper.
  5. Beat well.
  6. Add the one cup of smoked salmon and using a spatula, fold in carefully.
  7. Pour mixture into the prepared "crust" and place in the 400°F oven for 40 minutes.
  8. At that time add the remaining ½ cup of asiago cheese to the top and return to oven for 20 minutes.
  9. In a small bowl add the 1 cup of plain yogurt, 2 tbsp of lemon curd and 2 tsp of lemon zest.
  10. Mix well and refrigerate until quiche has finished baking.
  11. Allow quiche to sit for 5 – 7 minutes before serving.
  12. Alongside or on top of the quiche place the lemon yogurt sauce and serve!