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Veggie egg bake

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size One piece (3 by 3.5 inches)
Calories 258

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 2 g
Saturated fat 4 g
Total fat 10 g
Sodium 465 mg
Cholesterol 137 mg
Dietary fiber 3 g
Protein 17 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

You can prepare this casserole and refrigerate overnight. The next morning, let the casserole stand at room temperature while oven heats and then bake as directed.

Ingredients

(Serves 6)
  • 1 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary or 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free herb-and-spice blend
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 6 slices whole-grain bread, crusts removed and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup diced red pepper
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced reduced-fat Swiss cheese

Directions

Heat oven to 375 F. Coat a 7-by-11-inch glass baking dish or a 2-quart casserole with cooking spray.

Place the spinach in a strainer and press with the back of a spatula to remove excess liquid. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, egg whites and milk. Add dry mustard, rosemary, spice blend and pepper; whisk to combine.

Toss spinach, bread, onion and red pepper in a large bowl. Add egg mixture and toss to coat.

Transfer to prepared baking dish and push down to compact. Cover with foil.

Bake for 30 minutes or until the eggs have set. Uncover and top with cheese. Continue baking for an additional 15 minutes or until the top is lightly browned.

Transfer to a wire rack and cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Last Updated: June 25th, 2015