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Crustless Spinach Quiche

Serves 6

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  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups grated reduced fat Cheddar cheese
  • 6 large egg whites
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup fat-free cottage cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg


Preheat oven to 375ºF.

Drizzle oil in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté for 5 minutes, or until translucent. Add spinach and stir for 3 additional minutes, or until spinach is dry. Set aside.

Coat a 9" pie plate with cooking spray. Sprinkle cheese evenly on the bottom. Top with spinach mixture. In a medium bowl, whisk egg whites, egg, cottage cheese, red pepper, salt and nutmeg. Pour egg mixture over spinach.

Bake for 30-40 minutes or until set. Let sit 5 minutes. Cut into 6 wedges. Serve warm.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories: 215; Fat: 11 g; Saturated Fat: 5 g; Cholesterol: 75 mg; Sodium: 550 mg; Calcium: 40% DV; Protein: 23 g