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Quiche Muffins with Quinoa

Quinoa Quiche Muffins with Spinach and Cheese {Giveaway}

Delicious, savory, crustless quiche muffins made with spinach, cheese and quinoa.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 248 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion , thinly sliced
  • 4 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley
  • 4 large eggs , lightly beaten

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Line a muffin tin with 6 liners and spray with cooking spray; set aside.
  3. Combine water and quinoa in a small saucepan and bring to a boil; lower to a simmer, cover and continue to cook for 15 minutes.
  4. In a large frying pan, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  5. Add onions and cook until translucent, 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Stir in spinach leaves and garlic.
  7. Season with salt and pepper and continue to cook until spinach is wilted; about 2 more minutes.
  8. Remove from heat and let cool.
  9. In a large mixing bowl, combine cooked quinoa, spinach mixture, cheeses and parsley.
  10. Make sure the quinoa mixture is not warm; if it is, give it a few minutes to cool.
  11. Pour in the beaten eggs and mix until well combined.
  12. Divide batter evenly among prepared muffin cups.
  13. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until tops are golden brown.
  14. Remove from oven and cool on rack.
  15. Serve.

Recipe Notes

Serve with a side of plain yogurt.

WW SmartPoints: 8 

Nutrition Facts
Quinoa Quiche Muffins with Spinach and Cheese {Giveaway}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 248 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 135mg45%
Sodium 456mg19%
Potassium 300mg9%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 2390IU48%
Vitamin C 10.6mg13%
Calcium 254mg25%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.