https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/23672/quinoa-spinach-and-egg-bake

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Stuck for dinner ideas? Try this delicious and nutritious dish, provided by Australian Eggs.

Ingredients

  •  1 tbsp olive oil

  •  8 eggs

  •  2 cups quinoa, cooked

  •  1 and ¼ cup skim milk

  •  2 cloves garlic, crushed

  •  1 tsp thyme, chopped

  •  3 cups spinach, roughly chopped

  •  Pinch of pepper and nutmeg

  •  1 cup shredded reduced fat cheese

  •  ½ punnet cherry tomatoes

  •  Spray oil

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 160c.

  • 2.

    Pour olive oil into a 20cm round baking dish and swirl around.

  • 3.

    In a bowl whisk together the eggs, milk, garlic, thyme, salt, pepper and nutmeg.

  • 4.

    Add quinoa and spinach into the baking dish and pour over the egg mixture, stir gently.

  • 5.

    Cover with a lid or foil and bake until just set for around 30 minutes.

  • 6.

    Remove the lid, sprinkle with cheese and bake uncovered for a further 15 minutes or until golden. Set aside to cool.

  • 7.

    Heat a fry pan, spray with oil. Add cherry tomatoes and cook gently until slightly softened. Finish by adding onto the bake.

  • Tip:

  • 1.

    Quinoa can be replaced with cooked brown rice.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 443kj
  • Fat Total 27g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Protein 24g
  • Carbohydrate 25g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Sodium 360mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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