Bok Choy Tart [Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free]

Bok Choy and Mushroom Tart

This isn’t the first time we’ve found ourselves inspired by Jessie’s Juice Bar. Despite being located 1,500 miles away, we can still follow along with their latest creations thanks to Facebook. They’re always filling our newsfeed with mouthwatering photos and great health advice. Our first recipe recreation was a success, so we decided to have a go at another one that sounded good. They posted a photo of this dish a while back and we made our own version.

Bok choy is one of our favorite vegetables but we always stick to one main dish with it. Not anymore! The flavors in this tart are delicious: the sweet and salty almond crust has just the right amount of crunch and the filling is savory vegetable perfection. It’s easy enough to make for a weeknight dinner and pretty enough to serve to company.

Prep time: 35 minutes [including cooking quinoa]
Baking time: 26 minutes
Total time: about 1 hour

INGREDIENTS [makes 1 – 7″ tart]

FOR CRUST

1 c. cooked white quinoa
1 c. almond meal
pinch of sea salt

FOR FILLING

2 stalks of bok choy
1 portobello mushroom
1/4 c. sweet white onion [chopped]
3 eggs
2 garlic cloves [minced]
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1/2 tsp. fresh black pepper

Preheat oven to 350°F

Lightly spray the tart pan with olive oil and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine 1 cup of cooked quinoa and 1 cup of almond meal and add salt. Use your hands to mix it and create a dough.

Bok Choy and Mushroom Tart

Place the dough in the tart pan and use your hands to push it down and smooth it out evenly. The crust should be around ¼ thick on the bottom and all the way around.

Bok Choy and Mushroom Tart

Bok Choy and Mushroom Tart

Finely chop 2 leaves of bok choy, dice 1 medium portobello mushroom, and finely chop ½ of a medium sweet white onion. Add all of the veggies to a medium bowl then season with sea salt and pepper and mix together.

Bok Choy and Mushroom Tart

In a small bowl, whisk 3 eggs and mix in sea salt, pepper, and minced garlic. Empty the mushroom, bok choy, and onion mixture into the tart pan and spread it out flat. Pour the egg mixture over the veggies. Place the tart pan onto a baking sheet [not necessary, but it makes it easier to remove the tart from the oven.] Bake for 26 minutes, remove, and allow to cool.

Bok Choy and Mushroom Tart

Slice the tart like a pie, serve, and enjoy. Leftovers save great – heated up or cold!

Bok Choy and Mushroom Tart

Bok Choy and Mushroom Tart

Bok Choy and Mushroom Tart
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 1
  • Serving size: 4
  • Calories: 432
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Unsaturated fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 56g
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Sodium: 662mg
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Cholesterol: 140mg
Recipe type: Main
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Filled with quinoa, mushroom, and bok choy, this savory tart is ideal for breakfast, brunch, or dinner.
Ingredients
Crust
  • 1 c. cooked white quinoa
  • 1 c. almond meal
  • pinch of sea salt
Filling
  • 2 stalks of bok choy
  • 1 portobello mushroom
  • ¼ c. sweet white onion [chopped]
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 garlic cloves [minced]
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. fresh black pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook quinoa and allow to cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 and lightly spray the tart pan with olive oil and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine 1 cup of cooked quinoa and 1 cup of almond meal and add salt. Use your hands to mix it and create a dough.
  4. Place the dough in the tart pan and use your hands to push it down and smooth it out evenly. The crust should be around ¼ thick on the bottom and all the way around.
  5. Finely chop 2 leaves of bok choy, dice 1 medium portobello mushroom, and finely chop ½ of a medium sweet white onion. Add all of the veggies to a medium bowl then season with sea salt and pepper and mix together.
  6. Empty the mushroom, bok choy, and onion mixture into the tart pan and spread it out flat.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk 3 eggs and mix in sea salt, pepper, and minced garlic.
  8. Pour the egg mixture over the veggies. Place the tart pan onto a baking sheet [not necessary, but it makes it easier to remove the tart from the oven.]
  9. Bake for 26 minutes, remove, and allow to cool.

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12 comments

    • thefitchen 12 August, 2013 at 11:51 Reply

      Thank you for the kind words Shannon :) The flavors blend perfectly in this dish! The left-overs taste great as well!

  1. Stephanie 26 August, 2013 at 15:52 Reply

    Can you use flaxseed as an egg substitute for this dish?? Sounds yummy! We’ve used this veggie combo as a stir fry dish!

    • thefitchen 26 August, 2013 at 19:17 Reply

      Can’t guarantee that will work quite the same, but it’s possible! If you try it, report back with your results — we’d love to know!

  2. Erika 27 March, 2014 at 11:49 Reply

    This looks SO amazing–I can’t believe how sturdy and perfect that crust looks with just quinoa and almond meal! Gahh I want to make everything you guys post. My mom always just cooked bok choy in simple stir frys, so I’ve never been especially enamored of it, but this is a super creative way to use it! I love being inspired from far away places–Jessie’s Juice Bar looks amazing!!

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