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Crustless Spinach Pie

Crustless Spinach Pie

 

This is an attractive dish made without a high fat crust. Serve it for brunch, a light supper, or cut it in small pieces for an appetizer.

 

Serves 6

 

Ingredients

Crustless spinach pie

  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 slices bread, cubed
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

 

Optional Topping

  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1/2 cup salsa

 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 inch pie pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, milk, spinach, 1-1/2 cups cheese, bread cubes, onions, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Stir until well mixed.
  3. Spoon into pie pan. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
  4. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 15 minutes before cutting.
  5. If desired, garnish each serving with dollop of sour cream and salsa.

 

*Note: Use any shredded cheese of your choice. The calories and fat in this recipe can be further reduced by using a low fat cheese and liquid egg substitute.

 

 

Nutrition Facts

 

Calories: 338

Total Fat: 20g

Saturated Fat: 11 g

Cholesterol: 262 mg

Sodium: 993 mg

Carbohydrate: 16 g

Fiber: 2g

Sugar: 5 g

Protein: 23 g