Healthy Spinach Squares

Whip up these spinach squares for your next brunch or family gathering. A bread crumb base coats the bottom of this cheesy egg and spinach dish that’s sure to become a favourite!

Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
20 min


Nutrition Facts
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup (250 mL) low fat cottage cheese
  • 1 pkg (10 oz/300 g) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) pepper
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded light Cheddar cheese or Swiss cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Spray bottom and sides of 8-inch (20 cm) square baking dish with cooking spray. Sprinkle bread crumbs to coat bottom and sides of pan.
  3. Whisk eggs in medium bowl. Whisk in cottage cheese, spinach, pepper and hot pepper sauce. Spread over bread crumbs. Sprinkle cheese over top.
  4. Bake in preheated 350°F (180°C) oven until knife inserted near centre comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.