LOW CARB ITALIAN SAUSAGE QUICHE

This savory Cheesy Italian Sausage Pepper Quiche is gluten free, low carb and keto! Perfect for brunch or an easy meal any night of the week!

PREPRAYION TIME:

  • Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 1 hour
  • Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Servings    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pre-baked low carb coconut flour pie crust
  • 16 ounces Italian sausage casings removed
  • ½ cup roasted red peppers chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 eggs
  •  cup ricotta cheese
  •  cup sour cream
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded, divided
  • Optional: chopped fresh parsley to top

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cook the sausage in a large skillet over medium high heat until browned.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon and place into pie shell.
  • Add roasted red peppers over the sausage.
  • Sprinkle ½ cup of mozzarella cheese over the sausage and peppers. Reserve the rest for the topping.
  • In a bowl whisk together the heavy cream, and eggs.
  • Stir in ricotta and sour cream until combined well.
  • Pour mixture into pie shell.
  • Add remaining ½ cup of mozzarella cheese.
  • Place pie onto a baking sheet.
  • Cover crust edges with aluminum foil to avoid burning.
  • Bake until center is just set, about 1 hour.
  • Remove from oven and cool 15 minutes before slicing and serving.
  • Top with fresh chopped parsley if desired.

Notes:

Net Carbs: 5g 

You could also divide this into 12 smaller servings instead of 8 large servings.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 593kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 196mg | Sodium: 880mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 4g | Vitamin A: 335IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1.1mg

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