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Spinach & Feta Mini Quiche

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A keto spinach feta mini quiche that is baked in a muffin tin.  These low carb crust-less quiches are a simple breakfast or snack recipe.

I love the flavour combination of spinach and feta cheese and often have a tub of feta in the fridge. Add some nutmeg and lots of black pepper you have a delicious filling for omelettes too! I often used nutmeg with spinach as I find it enhances its flavour for me but that can be a personal taste. It you don’t like it omit it.

When baking mini quiches, I allow about 75% of one egg per muffin. This batch makes 9 muffins so I used 7 eggs. If you wanted a smaller batch adjust accordingly. Or just simply beat a few eggs and as you are pouring half way through the batch it should become clear whether you have enough egg mixture. Add another egg if need be.

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When these mini spinach feta quiches are baking, they will briefly rise like a mini soufflé.  I took them out of the oven, turned my back to grab my camera and as if by magic then had deflated to normal size. I felt rather like a burst balloon. However, the delicious taste of them cheered me up. I loved these cold too and snacked on a couple for breakfast the next day.

 

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Spinach & Feta Mini Quiche

Cuisine: American
Servings: 9 Quiches
Calories: 98kcal
Author: Angela Coleby

Ingredients

  • 300 g Spinach
  • 50 g Feta Cheese crumbled
  • 2 Spring onions finely chopped
  • 7 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup Cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

  • Heat the olive oil in a saucepan or frying pan on a medium heat and gently cook the spinach and spring onion until wilted and soft.
  • Remove from the pan.
  • Preheat the oven to 190C/375F degrees.
  • Beat the eggs with the cream.
  • Grease a muffin tin thoroughly with butter.
  • In a bowl, add the spinach mixture and the Feta cheese. Mix well, and season with the nutmeg, salt and pepper.
  • Spoon equal amounts of the filling in the greased muffin tin.
  • Pour the egg mixture over the filling.
  • Bake for 20-23 minutes until firm.

Notes

Makes 9 mini quiches
Nutritional Info per serving – 98 Calories, 7g Fat, 6g Protein, 2.1g Total Carbs, 0.8g Fibre, 1.2g Net Carbs

Nutrition

Calories: 98kcal

 

 

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