Vegetables and Eggs Casserole

Recipe for Vegetables and Eggs Casserole

Today’s recipe is a high-protein recipe. It contains eggs, quark and cottage cheese, all high protein ingredients. It is easy to make and requires only around 15 minutes of preparation. The rest of the time is used for baking. Check out other high-protein main course recipes here.

So, let us start with the recipe:

Ingredients needed to make Vegetables and Eggs Casserole:

  • 4 tbsp Sunflower Seeds
  • 1 Big Onion; thinly sliced
  • 1 Zucchini; diced
  • 8-10 French Beans; cut into 2-3 pieces
  • 3-4 Fresh Red Chillies ( the not-too-hot variety)
  • 6-8 White Bread Slices; cut into big pieces
  • 8 Eggs
  • 100 ml Low Fat Quark
  • 50 gm Cottage Cheese ( körniger frischkäse)
  • Salt; to taste
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • ½ tsp Dry Rosemary
  • 6-8 Olives; sliced
  • 1 tbsp Oil; and extra for greasing the baking mould

Method to make Vegetables and Eggs Casserole:

  • Toast the sunflower seeds and keep them aside.

    toasted sunflower seeds
  • Drizzle 1/2 tbsp oil on the bread pieces and toast them in the oven at 200 dec C for about 10 minutes. Once done, keep them aside.

    toasted breadtoasted bread
  • Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a pan. Fry the onions till they are translucent. Add zucchini, red chillies and beans.

    Fried onionsSauteed vegetables
  • Add salt, pepper and rosemary. Cover and cook till the vegetables are fully done. Then take them out and let them cool a bit.

    Sauteed vegetables
  • Beat the eggs. Add quark. Use a hand blender to mix them well.

    eggs and quarkbeaten eggs
  • Grease a baking mould. Add the toasted bread and cooked vegetables. Now pour the egg and quark mixture. Mix everything well.

    Veg and eggs casserole
  • Put the olive slices, cottage cheese and sunflower seeds on top.

    Veg and eggs casseroleVeg and eggs casserole
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 200 deg C for about 35 minutes.

    Veg and eggs casserole
  • Once done, take it out and let it cool on the kitchen counter for about 5 minutes.

    Veg and eggs casserole
  • Then cut it into slices and serve. It tastes good as is. You can also serve it with tomato ketchup/tabasco etc.

    Vegetables and Eggs Casserole

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Vegetables and Eggs Casserole

Vegetables and Eggs Casserole

Padmini
In this recipe, vegetables and eggs and high protein ingredients such as quark and cottage cheese are combined with basic spices and baked together.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Fusion
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • Hand Blender
  • Pan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Oven

Ingredients
  

  • 4 tbsp Sunflower Seeds
  • 1 Big Onion; thinly sliced
  • 1 Zucchini; diced
  • 8-10 French Beans; cut into 2-3 pieces
  • 3-4 Fresh Red Chillies ( the not-too-hot variety)
  • 6-8 White Bread Slices; cut into big pieces
  • 8 Eggs
  • 100 ml Low Fat Quark
  • 50 gm Cottage Cheese ( körniger frischkäse)
  • Salt; to taste
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • ½ tsp Dry Rosemary
  • 6-8 Olives; sliced
  • 1 tbsp Oil; and extra for greasing the baking mould

Instructions
 

  • Toast the sunflower seeds and keep them aside.
  • Drizzle 1/2 tbsp oil on the bread pieces and toast them in the oven at 200 dec C for about 10 minutes. Once done, keep them aside.
  • Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a pan. Fry the onions till they are translucent. Add zucchini, red chillies and beans.
  • Add salt, pepper and rosemary. Cover and cook till the vegetables are fully cooked.
  • Let it cool a bit.
  • Beat the eggs. Add quark. Use a hand blender to mix them well.
  • Grease a baking mould. Add the toasted bread and cooked vegetables. Now pour the egg and quark mixture. Mix everything well.
  • Put the olive slices, cottage cheese and sunflower seeds on top.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 200 deg C for about 35 minutes.
  • Once done, take it out and let it cool on the kitchen counter for about 5 minutes.
  • Then cut it into slices and serve. It tastes good as is. You can also serve it with tomato ketchup/tabasco etc.

Notes

I have used the vegetables that were available in my kitchen. You can add spinach, mushrooms, peas, carrots etc too. 
Keyword Baked vegetables and Eggs Casserole, Egg Recipe

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