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Quinoa and Egg Casserole

Prep time:
20 minutes 
Cooking time:
1 hour 
Total time:
1 hour 20 minutes 
Ease of prep:
Easy 
Makes 8 Servings
 
Portion size:
1/8 of recipe 

x 8 servings

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories:
155 
Carbohydrates:
11g
Protein:
14g
Fat:
6g
Cholesterol:
103mg
Sodium:
274mg

Exchanges

Starch:
0.5 
Vegetable:
0.5 
Fruit:
0.0 
Meat:
2.0 
Fat:
0.5 
Milk:
0.0 
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Kick start your morning with a healthy Quinoa and Egg Casserole using this recipe. Combine quinoa, eggs, nonfat milk, cayenne pepper, garlic, spinach, Romano cheese and Parmesan cheese. This dish has 19.2 grams of protein and only 207 calories.

Ingredients

  • 1/2  cup(s)  uncooked quinoa
  • 8  egg whites
  • 4  eggs
  • 1 1/4  cup(s)  nonfat milk
  • 1/2  tsp  salt
  • 1/4  tsp  pepper
  • 1/2  tsp  cayenne pepper
  • 1  Tbsp  garlic
  • 1  nonstick vegetable spray
  • 2  cup(s)  chopped spinach
  • 1/2  cup(s)  Romano cheese
  • 1/2  cup(s)  Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Rinse quinoa and drain.
  3. Whisk eggs, milk, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, garlic and quinoa in medium bowl.
  4. Spray 8x8” baking dish with nonstick spray and pour in ingredients.
  5. Stir in spinach and gently mix ingredients until quinoa settles.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes, covered.
  7. Sprinkle with Romano and Parmesan cheese and bake, uncovered another 10-15 minutes.

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