This week’s recipe for Crustless Quiche is an excellent way to warm yourself up and get the feeling of comfort food, without all the calories and carbs that a regular quiche has. It’s packed with flavor, fiber and lots of nutrients, making it the perfect dish for those on a diet and working with weight loss products.
The eggs and spinach in this recipe make it a protein and nutrient powerhouse that will fill you up and boost your health. Eggs are considered a complete protein, meaning they contain all of the essential amino acids our bodies need to function properly. They are also one of the best dietary sources of choline, which builds cell membranes and helps produce brain molecules used for signaling and other functions. Eggs are also excellent sources of Lutein and Zeaxanthin, antioxidants that promote healthy eyesight, as well as phosphorus, folate, selenium, vitamin A and the B-Complex vitamins. Spinach is an ideal choice for dieters, as it’s packed with protein and fiber to full us up, as well as a host of important antioxidants.
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10 Ounces frozen spinach, chopped
1 cup scallions chopped
2 tsps extra virgin olive oil
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
6 oz low-fat swiss cheese, shredded
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
Himalayan sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease a pie pan with extra virgin olive oil. Saute the scallions in olive oil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. When the scallions are soft, add the spinach. Stir occasionally and cool until the spinach is soft and moisture has evaporated.
Mix the eggs, swiss cheese and heavy whipping cream together in a bowl. Combine with the spinach mixture and blend well. Season with the nutmeg, Himalayan sea salt and freshly ground pepper. Pour into the pie pan and bake for approximately 30 minutes so that the eggs can set. Enjoy!