Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 1 hr 20 mins | Total Time: 1 hr 35 mins | Yield: 8 Servings
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4 Egg whites
1 c low-fat cottage cheese
1 tbsp olive oil
1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
½ white onion, chopped
2 tsp olive oil
1 lb peeled and deveined shrimp
salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 (9-inch) unbaked deep-dish pie crust (such as Marie Callender’s®)
1 (8 oz) package shredded Monterey Jack cheese
3 green onions, chopped
Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 190 degrees C or 375 degrees F.
Step 2: In a blender, add the eggs, egg whites, and cottage cheese. Pulse a couple of times until the texture becomes smooth.
Step 3: Place a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium.
Step 4: Add 1 tablespoon of oil and allow it to become hot.
Step 5: Add the asparagus and onion. Sauté for a few minutes until translucent. Remove from the skillet.
Step 6: In the same skillet, add another tablespoon of olive oil and allow it to become hot.
Step 7: Add the shrimp, salt, and pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes or until done.
Step 8: Unroll the pie crust into a 9-inch pie plate.
Step 9: Arrange the shrimp over the unrolled crust followed with the sauteed asparagus and onion.
Step 10: Spread the cottage cheese on top of everything.
Step 11: Sprinkle Monterey Jack cheese and green onions on top.
Step 12: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for an hour or until done.
Step 13: Remove from the oven and allow quiche to cool at room temperature.
Step 14: Serve warm and enjoy!
Protein: 25.5g 51% | Carbohydrates: 16.4g 5% | Dietary Fiber: 1.7g 7% | Sugars: 4g | Fat: 20.6g 32% | Saturated Fat: 8.7g 43% |Cholesterol: 158.9mg 53% | Vitamin A Iu: 908.9IU 18% | Niacin Equivalents: 7mg 54% | Vitamin B6: 0.2mg 11% | Vitamin C: 6mg 10% | Folate: 60.3mcg 15% | Calcium: 281.9mg 28% | Iron: 3.7mg 21% | Magnesium: 39.8mg 14% | Potassium: 312.4mg 9% | Sodium: 554.2mg 22% | Thiamin: 0.1mg 11% | Calories From Fat: 185.6
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