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Crustless Spinach Pie



Crustless Spinach Pie
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 45 minutes Source: Janet Basta
Food Groups: Dairy, Vegetables, Protein
Main Ingredient: Egg & Cheese
Meal Type: Breakfast & Brunch
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium
Origin: American
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes)

Vitamin and protein rich option for a brunch or dinner.

Ingredients:

1 small can sliced Mushrooms
1 small green Pepper, chopped
1 small Zucchini, grated
1 tablespoon Butter
1 cup chopped Ham
1 package frozen chopped Spinach
1 pound low-fat Cottage cheese, the excess liquid pressed out
1 cup grated Mozzarella
4 Eggs, lightly beaten
2 tablespoon Olive oil
1 teaspoon Dill weed
1/2 teaspoon Pepper

Preparation:

Saute mushrooms, peppers and zucchini in 1 tablespoon butter. When tender crisp, add chopped ham, saute for a few minutes. Stir in spinach that has been thawed and squeezed to remove excess moisture. Saute another few minutes. Mix in a bowl both cheeses, eggs, olive oil, dill weed and pepper. Add vegetable mixture to above. Pour into a greased 9 or 10 inch pie plate or quiche dish. Bake at 350° untill a knife plunged into the middle comes out clean, about 45 minutes.


Nutrient Information
Calories: 261
Total Fat: 15 g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 979 mg
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Protein: 25 g
Fiber: 2 g
Vitamin A: 5929 IU
Vitamin C: 25 mg
Calcium: 283 mg
Iron: 2.2 mg

Cook's Notes:

Use part skim mozzarella to reduce the fat in this nutrient-rich dish. Use unsalted butter to reduce the sodium as well.