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Low Carb Cheesy Italian Sausage Quiche

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 593kcal
Author Brenda Bennett | Sugar-Free Mom

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. 
This recipe was first published in March 2016 and updated with video and reposted in February 2019.

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