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Quinoa Omelette Bites

Quinoa Omelette Bites
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 12

Hearty spinach, cheese and egg white quinoa bites to get your morning protein fix. A great way to start the day! ...MORE+ LESS-

Girl Who Ate Everything
March 8, 2017

Ingredients

1
cup cooked quinoa, warmed
1/2
cup shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese
2
egg whites
1
clove garlic, minced
1
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup chopped fresh spinach leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F and spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, mix the warm quinoa with the cheese to melt the cheese. Add the egg whites, garlic, salt, and spinach leaves. Stir to combine.
  • 3
    Spoon mixture into mini muffin tins, filling to the top. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes. Run a small knife around the edges to loosen and pop out of the muffin tin.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
40
Calories from Fat
15
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Bust out your cape because these little Quinoa Omelette Bites are a super breakfast packed with super foods. That's right, these Quinoa Omelette Bites are protein-filled goodness to start your morning. And trust me, I need all the help I can get. Quinoa is an incredible super food. It's a grain high in protein, fiber, and packed with vitamins. Oh and gluten free -- major bonus. If you start your day with a carb-loaded breakfast, it may last you for a while, but in an hour or two you'll be scrounging for a snack. The key is a high protein breakfast to sustain you longer. You wouldn't guess that these little bites are packed with protein and vitamins. They are made with cooked quinoa, spinach (another super food), cheese, and garlic. Use a cookie scoop for easy scooping and uniformity. Try these Quinoa Omelette Bites for a super breakfast to get your day started right.
  • Quinoa -- delicious and so good for you! Try more of our quinoa recipes on for size!

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