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Crustless spinach quiche

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 40 Minutes
Total Time 55 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Main Ingredient Eggs; Cottage Cheese
Category Dairy; Eggs
Meal Breakfast; Brunch
Type Main Dish; Side Dish
Cuisine American
Cook Method Saut�ing; Baking
Diet Low Calorie; Low Carb; High Protein


  • 2 teaspoons canola oil 

  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped

  • One 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained

  • 1 1/2 cups grated light cheddar cheese 

  • 6 large egg whites 

  • 1 large egg 

  • 1/3 cup nonfat cottage cheese 

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper 

  • 1/8 teaspoon salt 

  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 



  • In a nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion, saut� for 5 minutes, or until translucent, then add the spinach and stir for an additional 3 minutes or until the spinach is dry. Set aside the spinach mixture.

  • Preheat the oven to 375�F. Coat a 9" nonstick pie pan with cooking spray, lightly. Add the cheese to the pie pan and top with the spinach mixture. Whisk the egg whites, egg, cottage cheese, red pepper, salt, and nutmeg in a medium bowl. Pour the egg mixture over the spinach mixture.

  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until set. Let sit for 5 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve warm.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 215 cal

  • Fat: 11g

  • Saturated fat: 5g

  • Cholesterol: 75mg

  • Sodium: 550mg

  • Carbohydrate: 6g

  • Protein: 23g