2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped (if tolerated)
1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1 and 1/2 cups shredded 50% light cheddar cheese
4 egg whites
2 whole eggs
1/3 cup reduced-fat cottage cheese
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Coat a 9-inch pie pan with vegetable oil spray.
In a medium non-stick skillet, heat oil on medium high. Add onion and cook 5 minutes or until softened. Add spinach and stir 3 more minutes, or until spinach is dry; set aside. Sprinkle cheese in pie pan. Top with spinach/onion mixture.
In a medium bowl, whisk egg whites and whole eggs, cottage cheese, cayenne pepper, salt and nutmeg. Pour mixture over spinach.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until set. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve.
NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS PER SERVING
Fat: 12 grams
Protein: 24 grams
Carbohydrate: 9 grams
Cholesterol: 129 milligrams
Sodium: 548 milligrams
Sugar: 0 grams