Crustless Mushroom Quiche
Crustless Mushroom Quiche has a delicious flavor without the calories from heavy cream or a pastry crust. Quiche is also a wonderful recipe for meal prep!
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 heaping cup mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
- 1 shallot, minced
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 4 whole eggs
- 1 cup egg whites
- ½ cup low-fat cottage cheese
- 1 cup cheddar cheese
- ⅛ teaspoon salt
- ⅛ teaspoon pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray pie plate or 8x8 baking dish with cooking spray.
Clean and slice mushrooms. Heat a small skillet over medium heat and add one tablespoon of olive oil.
Once oil is heated add mushrooms. Sauté mushrooms for about 8 minutes or until softened. Remove from skillet to a paper towel to absorb any moisture.
In the same skillet add shallots and saute for 1-2 minutes being careful not to burn. Add garlic and sauté for an additional 30 seconds. When finished remove from heat to cool.
While mushrooms are cooling blend together egg whites and cottage cheese in a blender. In a large bowl add the 4 whole eggs and beat till smooth with a whisk.
Add egg white mixture, mushrooms, cheddar cheese, shallots and garlic and salt and pepper to bowl with whole eggs.
Stir all ingredients and pour into prepared baking dish.
Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes or until top has slightly browned.
Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes before slicing.
Serving: 1slice | Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.6g | Protein: 15.9g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5.4g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 327mg | Potassium: 193mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.9g | Calcium: 169mg | Iron: 1mg