If you fancy a quick and easy quiche to pop in the oven for lunches or you are looking to make a light dinner, you might have realised just how unhealthy regular quiches can be on the Slimming World plan.
This doesn't mean you can't have meals like quiche on the plan however, you just need to make some simple ingredient swaps to make the dish more SW friendly.
Down below we've listed some of favourite Slimming World-friendly quiche recipes below to make for an easy lunch on your weight loss journey.
Before we get into our list of the best SW-friendly quiche recipes, let's start with how many syns are in a regular portion of quiche to see just how unhealthy this dish can be.
Quiche has varying syn values according to its ingredients, on average you can expect a 100g portion to have about 12.5 syns, making it a very high syn dish and consuming the majority of your 15 syn daily allowance.
To make quiche Slimming World friendly, you need to make some ingredients swaps to reduce the calorie content.
We've listed the main swaps you need to make in this dish below.
Now we know the syns in regular quiche and how to make this dish healthier, we can get into our top five favourite healthy quiche recipes which you can make on the slimming world plan.
This quiche recipe by Super Golden Bakes is Slimming World friendly on the Slimming World and super easy to make, it can also be made into mini quiches for a quick breakfast or snack to keep you going throughout the day.
The recipe remains light thanks to its ingredients such as quark, feta cheese and parmesan which can be used as your healthy extra A. We've linked the recipe to try out here.
If you're a lover of bacon and mushroom quiches, this recipe from Easy Peasy could be a great choice. The quiche contains lean bacon medallions to reduce the fat content and low-fat cheddar cheese in the quiche mixture.
Make sure to cook with a low-calorie cooking spray rather than oil, the recipe is also ideal for weight watchers. Recipe details are linked.
Quiche lorraine can often be high in syns because of the cheese, butter and milk in the egg mixture, but this crustless quiche lorraine from Pinch Of Nom (check it out here) is slimming world friendly.
This quiche serves 4 people and only takes 30 minutes to make, use quark, reduced fat cheddar and bacon medallion pieces to keep it low in syns and make sure to use the cheese as your healthy extra A.
If you have a lot of veggies to use up in the fridge, this quiche recipe from Life Of Dee is worth trying. For the recipe, you will need six eggs, fat-free cottage cheese and an assortment of summer veggies such as squash and courgette.
The quiche serves 4 and only takes around 30 minutes to make.
For the perfect quiche recipe with a salad for lunch, this Tastefully Vikki recipe is a good choice. The slimming style recipe uses fat free natural yoghurt for a deeper quiche mix along with reduced-fat cheddar, eggs and bacon medallions (make sure to remove any fat).
For vegetarians, we have a great quiche dish recipe for you to try at home below, this healthy crustless quiche can be had cold for a quick picnic lunch or as mini quiche bites.
The recipe is syn free and serves four.
Overall, traditional quiche can be high in syns due to the creamy filling mix, butter in the crust and full-fat cheese.
By making healthy swaps to syn free ingredients such as quark and using reduced fat cheddar as your healthy extra A you can dramatically reduce the syns in this dish.
If you are looking for other easy slimming world recipes to make for a quick lunch or bulk dinner, check out our best Slimming World recipes here.