Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Spinach Quiche

Servings: 6
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total: 40 minutes
Calories per serving: 121


  • 1 1-ounce package frozen chopped spinach
  • 4 ounces skim milk Swiss cheese
  • 2 slices day old bread, crusts removed and broken into small pieces
  • 12 ounces egg substitute
  • 3 scallions, whites and 1 inch green, sliced
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • cooking spray


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.  Spray an 8- or 9-inch pie pan with cooking spray.
  2. Thaw the spinach under cold water and then drain in a colander, squeezing out all liquid.
  3. Mix spinach with cheese, bread pieces, egg substitute, scallion, nutmeg, and pepper.
  4. Pour into the pie pan.
  5. Bake about 30 minutes or until completely set. Serve immediately (it's best hot).

Nutrition Information

Per serving:121 calories (28% calories from fat), 13 g protein, 4 g total fat (2.2 g saturated fat), 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 10 mg cholesterol, 282 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges:2 lean protein, 1/2 carbohydrate (bread/starch)


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