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Green ‘n’ Gold Egg Bake

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.

Makes

9 servings

You'll need just five ingredients to assemble this healthy breakfast casserole. The firm squares have a delicious spinach flavor that's welcome at any brunch. —Muriel Paceleo, Montgomery, New York

Ingredients

  • 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs, divided
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 3 cups 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
  • 5 large eggs

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Sprinkle 1/4 cup bread crumbs into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake 3-5 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine spinach, cottage cheese, Romano cheese, three eggs and remaining crumbs. Spread over the baked crumbs. Beat remaining eggs; pour over spinach mixture.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 181 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 127mg cholesterol, 808mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch.

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