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Quinoa Egg Bake with Thyme and Garlic

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Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Course All Recipes, Breakfast
Cuisine 1:1 Ratio, All, Bodybuilding Friendly, Vegetarian
Servings 6
Calories 247 kcal


  • 1 tsp butter or butter substitute
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 8 eggs
  • 1.25 cup nonfat milk
  • 1 tbps garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp thyme, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup shredded romano or parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease an 8-by-8-inch glass or metal baking dish with butter; set aside.
  • Put quinoa into a fine-mesh strainer and rinse under cold running water until water runs clear; drain well.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, garlic, thyme, salt, pepper, and quinoa. Stir in spinach, then pour mixture into prepared dish.
  • Cover tightly with foil then jiggle dish gently from side to side so that quinoa settles on the bottom in an even layer. Bake until just set, about 45 minutes.
  • Remove foil and sprinkle top evenly with cheese. Return to oven and bake, uncovered, until golden brown and crisp, 10 to 15 minutes more.
  • Set aside to let cool briefly, then slice and serve.



Calories: 247kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 19gFat: 13g
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