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Crustless Spinach Quiche

This low-carb crustless spinach quiche makes a great dinner or protein-packed breakfast. A delicious meal that's high in protein and full of flavor.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 228kcal
Author Amee

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion or sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1 10- ounce package frozen chopped spinach thawed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups grated Cabot 50% light cheddar cheese
  • 8 large egg whites you can use 1 1/2 cups liquid egg whites in the carton
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/3 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1/4 tsp ground cayenne red pepper
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Drizzle oil in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until translucent (about 5 minutes). Add spinach and stir for about 3 minutes, until spinach is dry. Set aside. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly coat a 9" nonstick pie pan with olive oil cooking spray. Sprinkle grated cheese in the bottom of the pan. Top with spinach mixture. In a medium bowl, whisk egg whites, whole egg, cottage cheese, red pepper, sea salt, nutmeg and black pepper. Pour egg mixture over spinach. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until set. Let sit for 5 minutes and slice into wedges.

Nutrition

Calories: 228kcal