Spinach and Cheese Mini Breakfast Bakes

Posted: Dec 02 in Recipes by

Recipe of the MonthIngredients:

  • 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1 c. nonfat cottage cheese
  • ½ c. shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ½ c. shredded low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • ¼ c. nonfat milk
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • Salsa, optional

Directions:

Mix together spinach, cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese and cheddar cheese in medium bowl. In separate bowl, combine eggs, egg whites, milk, cumin, and pepper then mix with spinach and cheese mixture. Stir in cilantro. Spoon into 12 oiled 2- ½ inch muffin cups and bake at 375 degrees for 20–25 minutes. Remove from muffin cups and serve warm with salsa, if desired.

Nutritional information:  (2 per serving): 160 calories, 5 g carbohydrate, 20 g protein, 7 g fat, 486 mg sodium, 73 mg cholesterol

Liz Hurst, RDN

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