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Spinach and Bacon Egg Souffle Recipe

Eggs are so delicious and inexpensive. Make these tasty souffles for breakfast or serve alongside a green salad for an easy dinner. You can buy pre-cooked bacon from some grocery stores and frozen spinach is an easy way to get your veggies for the day.

  • Servings: 3-6
  • Preparation Time: 10 Mins
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Ingredients

  • Olive oil or cooking spray
  • 4 large whole eggs
  • ½ cup full fat cottage cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded cheese such as Monterey Jack or Cheddar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • A couple drops of hot sauce (optional)
  • 2-3 pieces of bacon (crumbled)
  • Frozen spinach - defrosted with extra liquid squeezed out to measure ½ cup
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat six 4-5 ounce oven proof ramekins with cooking spray or olive oil.
  3. Beat together the eggs and cottage cheese. Add the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Divide the mixture into the ramekins and place in an oven proof dish or pan. Put 1/8th inch water in the bottom of pan. Cover pan with foil.
  5. Bake 15-18 minutes or until set.
  6. Remove from the oven. Let cool and remove from the ramekins OR you can enjoy the soffles right out of the dish!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 souffle

Servings Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 146 Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.1 2%
Saturated Fat 4.3 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 129 71%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 1.2 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.1 0%
Sugars 0.4
Protein 12.1
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Vitamin D 51% Calcium 8%
Iron 5% Potassium 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories:2,0002,500
Total FatLess than65g80g
Saturated FatLess than20g25g
CholesterolLess than300mg300 mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g375g
Dietary Fiber25g30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

About The Author

Leslie Myers is a culinary professional with over thirty years of experience including healthy eating and cooking specialist, culinary instructor, restaurant owner and operator, caterer, operations manager, pastry chef, raw foods chef and culinary instructor. She is the owner of Foodsense, Now, a Solana Beach-based company which focuses on healthy eating for athletes. She is also the Professional Chef for Home Care Assistance, where she creates delicious recipes that promote brain health and healthy longevity and are appropriate for the changing dietary needs of seniors.