Crustless Spinach Quiche

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Adapted from the recipe by Edible Capital District, shared by My Saratoga Kitchen Table

Serves: 4

 

INGREDIENTS

*Items currently available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market

  • 2 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion*, finely chopped
  • 1 pound fresh spinach*, chopped
  • 1½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese*
  • 6 large egg whites*
  • 1 large egg*
  • ⅓ cup fat-free, no added salt, cottage cheese
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Coat a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add fresh spinach, a handful at a time, and toss until wilted and set aside. Repeat until all spinach is wilted.
  3. Sprinkle cheddar cheese evenly in prepared pie plate. Top with spinach mixture.
  4. Whisk together egg whites, egg, cottage cheese, and nutmeg in a medium bowl. Pour egg mixture evenly over spinach.
  5. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until set. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting into wedges and serving.