Cheddar Spinach Egg Bites

Cheddar Spinach Egg Bites

With just six ingredients, these fast-and-easy egg bites are great not only for breakfast but for lunch or snacks any time. You can even try serving them alongside a salad or bowl of soup for dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 small garlic cloves, minced (about ½ tsp)
  • 3 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 tbs milk
  • 4 ounces of Cabot Vermont Sharp Cheddar, shredded (about 1 cup)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray a 9x13 baking dish or jellyroll pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Add olive oil to a medium saute pan, on medium heat. Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Place spinach in the pan and cook until wilted, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Combine eggs and milk in a bowl, whisking until completely blended. Add cooked spinach and shredded cheddar cheese and mix to combine.
  5. Pour egg mixture into the pan and spread out evenly. Bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Cool for 1-2 minutes when cooked and use cookie cutters to cut shapes out of the prepared egg dish. 

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 160/ % Daily Value
  • Total Fat: 12g/18%
  • Saturated Fat: 5g/25%
  • Cholesterol: 205mg/68%
  • Sodium: 220mg/9%
  • Carbohydrates: 3g/1%
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g/4%
  • Protein: 12g
  • Calcium: 198mg/20%

You can learn more calcium-rich recipes at the “Calcium Challenge” at LVMC from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on March 27. This recipe courtesy of Cabot Cheese Cooperative.