Vegetable Quichetata with Roasted Garlic Hummus and Goat Cheese

As part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker program with Sabra, I was invited to create an original recipe suitable for a cocktail party using Sabra hummus.  My head has been swirling with several tasty ideas ever since, and I am very excited to share with you my creation!

We all know the basic difference between a crustless quiche and a frittata.  A crustless quiche is made with milk (or cream or half & half) and mixed with your veggies/meats.  A frittata is made with no milk and with whatever mix-ins you want to use.

Well, when you use hummus, but no milk, is the hummus a substitute for the milk, or is it considered a mix-in?  The answer wasn’t quite clear, so I married the two, and the ‘Quichetata’ was born!

In this variation of a Quichetata, I used Sabra’s Roasted Garlic hummus, spinach, roasted red pepper and goat cheese.  It is amazing how well you can really taste the hummus, which is good and garlicky, and balances nicely with flavors of the goat cheese and vegetables.  The result is fabulous.  Made in a mini-muffin pan, these Quichetatas are the perfect hot h’ors d’oeuvres for your next cocktail party, holiday party, open house or brunch.

Hummus Quichetata
Yields 24 mini-muffin-size quichetatas

8 large eggs
6 tablespoons Sabra Roasted Garlic Hummus
1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese, plus additional for topping
1 cup chopped fresh spinach
1/4 cup chopped roasted red pepper
Salt and pepper, to taste
Cooking spray

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Spray 2 12-cup mini muffin pans with cooking spray.  Set aside. 
  2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs and hummus together until combined.  Add roasted red pepper, spinach and goat cheese, whisking until incorporated.  Season with salt and pepper, as desired.
  3. Distribute egg mixture evenly among mini muffin cups (cups will be full).  Sprinkle additional goat cheese over each cup.
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until eggs are set.  Serve immediately. 

Disclaimer: As part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker program, I was given Sabra’s hummus for free.  The details of my experience are exclusively my opinion, and I was not otherwise influenced or compensated.


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    1. I love the sound of these, especially since I’m always looking for high protein breakfast options. Do you think they would reheat decently?

    2. I didn’t try reheating, but suspect they would reheat similar to a frittata. There might be a slight texture difference from when they’re origially made, but would still taste good. I would definitely reheat them for myself, just not for company.

    3. Yuum!! Those are so cute, and I bet they’re tasty too!!!! 😀

    4. They look so adorable and colorful! I love both quiche and frittata, so I’m sure your “quichetata” will be a hit with me. Thanks for sharing.

    5. Aren’t those the cutest..I love them, Alida. I have to make this soon! Great recipe and really yummy picture!

    6. Love your unique use of hummus here!

    7. I love that you used hummus in these! That’s so creative! I’m making these for my husband this weekend-he’s been dying for me to make a yummy breakfast and he loves hummus!

    8. I love the idea of hummus in these! What a great quick and easy appetizer!

    9. This is so cute, what a great idea…why not combine the two? I love both! The addition of the hummus sounds awesome!

    10. Delicious food mix-and match! Quichetata! BRILLIANT! These sound really, really good too! Party food – finger good – great job!

    11. I love how you used the Sabra hummus! Never would have thought to include hummus in a quiche/frittata! Genius =)

    12. I think my hubs would love these. They sure are pretty. Great job.

    13. So creative! Love that you thought of this, I need to give this a try.

    14. Yummy!!

    15. What a creative use of hummus! Those look adorable and delicious.