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Cheesy Spinach Casserole

 Cheesy Spinach Casserole
This quiche-like casserole from Marilyn Paradis of Woodburn, Oregon is a wonderful way to include good-for-you spinach in your menu. Made with eggs and reduced-fat cheese, the easy-to-cut side dish would be a welcome addition to a breakfast or brunch buffet.
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min.


  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 Eggland's Best Eggs
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) 2% cottage cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • In a small nonstick skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. In
  • large bowl, combine the eggs, egg white and spinach. Stir in the
  • cottage cheese, cheddar cheese, flour, salt and onion mixture. Pour
  • into a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a thermometer
  • reads 160°. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving equals 199 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 440 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.