Brown Rice Pie Crust

June 24, 2010

Author Notes: Depending on the occasion, I have use a rice crust for my quiche recipes; this posting is an adaptation inspired after reading about them, long ago. I like adding a bit of cheese to the crust, changing the type to compliment my quiche ingredients.

Assemble the ingredients and bake the crust for 5 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Let cool while preparing the filling, if necessary turn up the oven temperature needed to bake the quiche.

Makes: 1 pie crust



  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups cooked rice (Lundberg’s short grain is my favorite to use)
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese of your choice, grated on the large holes of a box grater.
  • 1 large egg white


In This Recipe


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Spray a 10 inch pie pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Mix together, the rice, cheese and egg white
  4. Press mixture over the bottom and sides of the pan.
  5. Bake uncovered, 5 minutes.
  6. Cool while preparing filling.

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