Salmon Crusted Quiche with Asparagus & Peas

A simple and light protein-rich meal perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Using salmon to line the base and create a salmon 'crust' adds a fun twist to a healthy recipe. 

Nourish 101:

  • This crustless quiche recipe is a high protein, satisfying meal providing a supply of slow release energy whilst helping to keep sweet cravings at bay. 
  • Eggs are a great all rounder when it comes to nutrition. They are a great source of protein, omegas and vitamins A, E, B12, D as well as folate and choline to name just a few of the many different nutrient properties of golden eggs.
  • Asparagus is high in fibre and water content nourishing your digestive system. Asparagus is also high in folic acid and provides good amounts of vitamins A, B6, C and K. 
  • Typically quiche contains cheese or milk but our version is dairy free and allergy friendly. 


Salmon Crusted Quiche with Asparagus & Peas


  • 200g thinly sliced smoked salmon 
  • 8 extra large eggs
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 3/4 cup (100g) frozen peas, defrosted
  • 12 asparagus spears, woody ends discarded
  • Cracked black pepper


  1. Pre-heat fan-forced oven to 180°C.
  2. In a mixing bowl whisk eggs and combine with spring onions, peas and pepper. 
  3. In a slice tin lined with grease proof paper cover the base and sides with smoked salmon. 
  4. Pour egg mixture over salmon. 
  5. Line asparagus spears in a row on top of egg mixture.
  6. Bake in pre-heated oven for 30 minutes or until egg is cooked through. 

Serving Suggestions:

Make It Personal:

  • Add your favourite fresh or dried herbs and spices to the mixture.
  • Add garlic.  
  • Alternatively you can mix chopped smoked salmon through the egg mix. You can also chop asparagus spears and mix through. 

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All of the LLN recipes are:
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Soy Free
  • Yeast Free
  • Preservative Free
  • Processed Sugar Free
This recipe is also:
  • Nut Free
  • Peanut Free
  • Grain Free
  • Fructose Free
  • FODMAP Friendly
  • Corn Free
  • Paleo