Easy Cottage Cheese & Broccoli Casserole
3 cups fresh/frozen broccoli florets (or other non-starchy vegetable)
16 ounces cottage cheese, 1% fat, no added salt
¾ cup reduced fat shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup yellow onion, diced
3 egg whites, plus one whole egg, beaten
3 TB grated Parmesan cheese
Black Pepper (to taste)
Preheat the oven to 375°. Coat a 9” pie pan or a 7” x 9” casserole dish with cooking spray.
Steam broccoli until tender and place in pie pan/baking dish.
In a medium size mixing bowl, combine the cottage cheese, Cheddar cheese, onion, egg, and Parmesan cheese. Pour mixture over broccoli and bake for 35-45 minutes, until the center of the casserole is set. Allow the casserole to cook for about 10 minutes before serving.
Makes 6 servings
Serving Size: ¾-1cup
Saturated Fat 3.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.8g
Adapted from: Recipes for Life After Weight Loss Surgery by Margaret Furtado