Easy Quiche-Cakes

breakfast_quicheMakes 12 servings

Want an easy low-fat breakfast that’s high in protein – and portability? Try these individual quiches that are baked in foil cupcake wrappers! They’re also the perfect finger food for you next luncheon.

  • 3/4 cup liquid egg substitute (or 3/4 cup egg whites)
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced red or green peppers
  • 1/4 cup diced onions
  • A pinch of salt and pepper, your favorite dried herbs or spices, or a dash of hot sauce for flavoring

Heat oven to 350F. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with foil baking cups and spray the cups lightly with cooking spray. Thaw and drain spinach, then squeeze out the excess liquid. Mix everything – spinach, egg substitute, cheese, peppers, onions, and whatever flavoring you like – in a bowl. Pour into the foil cups and bake for 20 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.

A note on seasonings: you can go minimalist, with just a little salt and pepper. You can try a dash or two of hot sauce for more kick. Or, you can get savory with your favorite herbs and spices. (We like a bit of paprika and oregano.)

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Nutrition Information

Easy Quiche-Cakes

Servings per Recipe: 12

Amount per Serving

Calories:  77

Calories from Fat:  

Total Fat:  5g

Saturated Fat:  2g

Cholesterol:  10mg

Sodium:  160mg

Carbohydrates:  3g

Dietary Fiber:  2g

Protein:  9g

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