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Quinoa Quiche Muffins with Spinach and Cheese {Giveaway}

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WW Freestyle: 7
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time1 hr
Delicious, savory, crustless quiche muffins made with spinach, cheese and quinoa.
Servings: 6
Calories: 248

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 

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

Notes

Serve with a side of plain yogurt.
 
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.