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Spinach Quiche

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Categories: St. Patrick's Day, Vegetarian
Type: Main Dishes

You can make this spinach quiche in advance or right when you want it. It's easy, and your family will make sure you have no leftovers!

Serves: Serves: 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 3/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 16-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 1/2 cups nonfat half-and-half
  • 1 cup shredded nonfat Swiss cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

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Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Spray 9-or 10-inch pie plate with cooking spray.
  3. Combine cooked rice, 1/4 cup egg substitute and soy sauce in medium bowl and mix well. Spread mixture onto bottom of pie plate.
  4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. Combine spinach, remaining egg substitute, egg whites, half-and-half and pepper in bowl and mix well. Spoon mixture over rice layer; top with cheese.
  6. Bake 40 to 45 minutes, until set.
  7. If not serving immediately, cool to room temperature.
  8. Quiche can be wrapped and frozen whole or sliced into individual servings, wrapped and frozen. Reheat in microwave or 350F oven.
Tips:
  • Spinach contains two compounds, lutein and zeaxanthin, which have been shown to prevent age-related macular degeneration and vision loss.

excerpted from:

Excerpted from Cook Once, Eat for a Week by Jyl Steinback. Copyright © 2003 by Family Fit Lifestyle, an Arizona Corporation.

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