Hitting the 50-year mark, whether in your marriage, career, or simply years lived, is certainly a reason to celebrate. In honor of its golden anniversary, Weight Watchers shares nearly 300 of its most popular, easy, and healthy recipes, all updated for a modern audience, in a new cookbook, Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook: Over 280 Delicious Recipes for Every Meal. The book serves up fresh ingredients, how-to tips, and nutritional information for meals ranging from huevos rancheros to pad Thai to classic tiramisu.
This recipe for a savory, flavorful, vegetarian quiche makes a great breakfast or a perfect party appetizer—simply cut into thin wedges and arrange on a serving platter—for only a fraction of the fat of the original version. Enjoy it hot, cold, or at room temperature.
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Spinach, Caramelized Onion, and Tomato Quiche
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 medium onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon sugar
1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
1 package (10 ounces) refrigerated pizza dough
3/4 cup evaporated fat-free milk
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/4 cup light sour cream
1 egg white, lightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
12 cherry tomatoes, halved
1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Swirl in oil, then add onions, garlic, and sugar. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are lightly golden, about 10 minutes. Add spinach and cook 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat and let cool 10 minutes.
2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9-inch pie plate with nonstick spray. Place dough on a lightly floured work surface and shape into a 4-inch circle. Cover lightly with plastic wrap and let rest 10 minutes. Roll dough into an 11-inch circle; fit dough into the pie plate, and flute the edges.
3. Combine milk, eggs, sour cream, egg white, salt, nutmeg, and pepper in a medium bowl. Sprinkle cheese over bottom of pie crust. Top evenly with spinach mixture, then pour in egg mixture. Arrange tomato halves, cut-side up, on top of quiche in a circular pattern. Place on a baking sheet and bake until quiche is just set, about 45 minutes. Remove from the oven and let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Serve immediately or at room temperature.
Nutritional score per serving: 279 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated), 38g carbs, 14g protein, 3g fiber, 250mg calcium, 571mg sodium
PointsPlus value: 7
Adapted from Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook: Over 280 Delicious Recipes for Every Meal. Copyright 2013 by Weight Watchers International, Inc. Used with permission.