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Snappy Herbed Spinach

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

We have a small group that meets once a week for exercise and to share ideas on tasty lower-fat foods that are good for us but also quick. This is one of our favorite recipes. —Eva Brookman, Davis, Illinois

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup cooked long grain rice
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided

Directions

  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt butter. Add onion; cover and microwave at 50% power 1 minute, stirring after 30 seconds. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, Worcestershire sauce, salt and rosemary. Stir in spinach, rice, onion mixture and 1/4 cup cheese. Transfer to an 8x4-in. microwave-safe dish coated with cooking spray.
  3. Microwave, uncovered, on high 6-8 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; microwave 1-2 minutes or until firm and a thermometer reads 160°. Cover and let stand 5 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 174 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 124mg cholesterol, 492mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.

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