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ham and egg casserole

Ham and Egg Casserole

  • Author: Caitlin
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 1 pan 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Sautéed, Baked
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Low Calorie

Description

This ham and egg casserole is a low calorie breakfast dish that is full of flavor and can be made in advance! Only 212 calories and reheats in one minute!


Ingredients

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  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 green pepper, diced
  • 1/4 of a white onion, diced
  • 8 eggs (I used medium sized)
  • 1/3 C milk (I used skim)
  • 8 oz of cooked, chopped ham (I used a package of diced Sugardale ham)
  • 1/2 C shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add in 2 tsp olive oil. Once hot, add 1/2 each of diced red and green peppers and 1/4 of a diced white onion and cook for about 4 minutes, or until tender.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together 8 eggs and 1/3 C of milk and season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  4. Prepare an 8x8 baking dish by spraying with cooking spray and begin layering casserole by spreading 8 oz of cooked, chopped ham along bottom of dish.
  5. Top with cooked peppers and onions and then sprinkle with 1/2 C shredded cheddar cheese.
  6. Finally, pour egg mixture on top.
  7. Bake until eggs are fully cooked and fluffy, about 25-30 minutes.
  8. Top with a little extra cheese, chives, sour cream, avocado, or salsa, if you wish!
  9. Enjoy!!

Notes

Leftovers can be stored for up to 3 days and reheated in the microwave for 45 seconds-1 minute.

Keywords: make-ahead, breakfast casserole, weekday breakfast, kid-friendly, family breakfast, easy, low calorie, low carb

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