spinach cheese bake

Spinach Cheese Bake Recipe – 113 Calories!

April 21, 2016

This Spinach Cheese Bake Recipe is a beautiful way to eat your veggies! Moist, full of flavor and good for your carb intake. This will make you and your family a great side dish or a vegetarian meal all on its own.

I’ve added cooked, chopped turkey bacon to this recipe before also, and any variety of cheese I happen to have on hand makes the best, lol. For a brunch, lunch, or light dinner it is perfect and also served with a fresh fruit salad and whole wheat English muffins for the family.

Spinach Cheese Bake Recipe

Makes 8 servings


  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Splenda (sugar)
  • One 10 ounce pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups cottage cheese
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese


1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. Coat an 8 or 9-inch baking pan with vegetable cooking spray and set aside.
3.  In a frying pan over medium heat melt butter and saute the onion, garlic, and Splenda (sugar) until golden and soft, about 5 minutes.
4.  Stir in spinach and heat through.
5.  In a large bowl beat together the eggs, cottage cheese, milk, flour, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and cayenne.
6.  Stir in the onion-spinach mixture and the parmesan and cheddar cheeses.
7.  Pour into prepared pan and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until just set in the middle.

Nutritional Info Per Serving

Calories  113; Carbs 4 grams; Fat  6 grams; Protein  11 grams; Sugar 1 gram

Originally Published on Eating Well Living Thin, reprint shared with permission of Linda Farnsworth.

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Linda Farnsworth had RNY in 2004 and lost 208 pounds. Linda loves to cook and create recipes, so she was concerned with her new way of life that hobby would be behind her. On her blog, Eating Well...Living Thin, you will find something that everyone you cook for will love plus serving suggestions. She now believes healthy eating CAN include comfort food!

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