Cheesy Spinach Breakfast Squares

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Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Yields 8 servings

1 egg
1/3c. liquid egg whites or the egg whites from 2 large eggs
1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp. butter, melted
1 c. milk
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1.5 lbs fresh baby spinach
1/2 tsp. salt
16 oz. low-fat sharp cheddar cheese, grated


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, beat the egg, egg whites, both flours, baking powder, butter and milk. Set aside.

In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil and add the onions and garlic. Saute the onions a few minutes, until glassy.

Add the spinach and salt, toss with the onions and cover for 2 minutes.

Uncover the pot and toss the spinach. Continue cooking until the spinach is wilted, approximately another minute.

Add the spinach mixture to the moist flour mixture and mix until well-combined.

Add the cheese and mix until well combined.

Spray a 9X9 inch baking dish with cooking spray, and then pour the mixture into the baking dish.

Bake 25 minutes or until the center is set.

Cool slightly before cutting.

Calories 271; Fat 10g; Saturated Fat 5g; Cholesterol 47mg; Sodium 716mg; Carbohydrate 26g; Fiber r6g; Protein 21g.