Spinach-Cheese Casserole

Breakfast is better with this nutrient-packed veggie and cheese dish.

By Dash

dash recipesWhether it’s served as a breakfast casserole or dinner time side dish, this cheesy casserole is a delicious way to get in your daily allotment of iron, plus lots of protein. Serve it alongside a lean meat and a piece of juicy fruit for a full meal.

Active Time: 15 min
Total Time: 65 min

Ingredients:
4 eggs
2/3 cup flour
2 (10-oz) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
1 (24-oz) container low-fat cottage cheese
3 cups grated reduced-fat white cheddar cheese
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Coat a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.

2. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and flour until smooth. Add spinach, cottage cheese, cheddar, salt, and pepper. Spoon into baking dish and smooth top.

3. Bake, uncovered, for 1 hour, or until heated through.

Cook’s Note:
This dish can be made up to two days ahead of time and kept in the refrigerator

Serves 10

Nutritional Information Per Serving: 220 calories, 13g carbs, 21g protein, 9g fat, 100mg cholesterol, 780mg sodium, 2g fiber

Spinach-Cheese Casserole courtesy of Dash.

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