Crustless Spinach Quiche


Breakfast & Brunch



This crustless spinach quiche recipe is made with Cabot light cheeses. Healthy and easy-to-prepare, this quiche is perfect for brunch, or served with a simple salad as a light lunch or dinner. To pack in even more nutrients, feel free to add a small handful of other fresh seasonal vegetables, such as sliced mushrooms or diced bell peppers. After you’ve made this dish, feel free to share the recipe with friends and family on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter.

Preheat your oven to 375°F and coat 9-inch pie plate (preferably nonstick), with cooking spray and set aside. Heat canola oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and add the onion, stirring while cooking, until translucent. Add the spinach, stirring until moisture has evaporated.

Sprinkle grated Cabot Lite50 Sharp Cheddar or Cabot Vermont Sharp Cheddar evenly in prepared pie plate and top with spinach mixture. In a medium bowl, whisk the egg whites, egg, Cabot Cottage Cheese, red pepper, salt, and nutmeg together. Pour the egg mixture evenly over the spinach and bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until set. Let stand for 5 minutes, then cut into wedges and serve.

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  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 6 large egg whites
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon grated nutmeg


  1. PREHEAT oven to 375°F. Coat 9-inch pie plate, preferably nonstick, with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. HEAT oil in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes, or until translucent. Add spinach and stir until moisture has evaporated, about 3 minutes longer.
  3. SPRINKLE cheese evenly in prepared pie plate. Top with spinach mixture.
  4. WHISK together egg whites, egg, cottage cheese, red pepper, salt and nutmeg in a medium bowl. Pour egg mixture evenly over spinach.
  5. BAKE for 30 to 40 minutes, or until set. Let stand for 5 minutes, then cut into wedges and serve.



Serving Size
1/4 recipe
per serving
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
11 grams
Saturated Fat
6 grams
80 milligrams
620 milligrams
8 grams
2 grams
24 grams
409 milligrams
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Cheese As You Please

Our naturally-aged cheddars have 0g of lactose per serving! So go ahead, dig in.

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