Brown Rice Broccoli Tart

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Author Notes: This is a savory tart with a gluten free crust made from brown rice. Broccoli and caramelized brown onions make up the filling, but this can be adapted seasonally. themuffinmyth

Serves 4

Brown Rice Crust

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2/3 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 egg
  1. Grease a shallow tart pan (1.5 inches deep, 10 inches in diameter). Preheat oven to 400 F / 200 C.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together rice, egg, and cheese.
  3. With clean wet hands, press rice mixture into prepared tart shell, spreading evenly along the bottom and up the sides.
  4. Bake crust for 15 min. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

Broccoli filling

  • medium red onion, sliced
  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Sautee onions until softened and slightly brown.
  3. Chop broccoli into bite sized pieces. Toss in skillet with onions. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add broccoli mixture into cooled tart shell, distributing evenly.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk eggs and milk together.
  6. Pour egg custard over broccoli mixture.
  7. Sprinkle tart with Parmesan cheese.
  8. Bake at 400 F / 200 C for 20 - 30 min, until cheese has browned and egg custard has set. Cool slightly before serving.

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over 4 years ago lapadia

Wow, I make a similar rice crust, it's posted here on F52! My adaptation is from a couple recipes I found online…forgot where, it’s been so long! I just read about the recipe source on your blog, thanks for sharing that, I didn’t know about this book, will have to check it out. Great recipe – btw :)


over 4 years ago Phoenix Helix

I printed this recipe & just visited your blog. I love both its name & philosophy!


over 4 years ago themuffinmyth

Glad you like it!


over 4 years ago healthierkitchen

I like this idea too!


over 4 years ago Sadassa_Ulna

Ooh I like this flourless, butterless, creamless tart recipe! I'd like to try this!


over 4 years ago themuffinmyth

I hope you do! Let me know how it turns out.