In theory, this could have been a healthy meal – after all, it does contain plenty of spinach and a few eggs. But no, this is not a healthy dinner.
It is, however, very tasty.
Like many foods that taste really, really good, this does not look remotely appealing in photographs. I strongly suggest that you overlook that fault and make it anyway.
Spinach Quiche Casserole
See the picture above? This recipe made 8 servings that size.
2 blocks of frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
500 ml container of cottage cheese (2% or higher)
1 1/2 cups of cubed old cheddar cheese
3 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup of butter, cut into about 12 chunks
3 tablespoons of flour
salt and pepper (to taste)
- Preheat oven to 350F.
- In a bowl, mix the spinach, cottage cheese, old cheddar cheese, eggs, flour, salt and pepper, and half of the butter chunks.
- Pour into a glass casserole dish.
- Top with the remaining chunks of butter, randomly.
- Bake for 45 minutes or until the top is slightly crisp and everything is gooey and melty.
No need to grease the casserole dish ahead of time, trust me. We didn’t use salt or pepper – this turned out perfectly tasty. It is not health-food – it’s full of melted cheese. I like to think that it’s possible for the huge amount of spinach to somehow negate the melted cheese – but I’m not a scientist. This should probably be a side-dish but man, we just ATE IT.