Italian Baked Eggs

Italian Baked Eggs

Prepare these tasty baked eggs for brunch, and your guests will never guess it's a healthy recipe!

Nutrition & Movement

Prepare these tasty baked eggs for brunch, and your guests will never guess it's a healthy recipe!

Prep Time: 15 Min
Cook Time: 25 Min
Ready In: 40 Min

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 small zucchini, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped red or green sweet pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 tablespoon shredded fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Chopped tomato (optional)

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-low heat. Add zucchini, onion, sweet pepper, and garlic and cook until the onion is tender, about 10 minutes. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together with the egg whites, egg, milk and basil. Stir in the zucchini mixture.
  3. Spray cooking spray in 4 individual quiche dishes or shallow casserole dishes, about 4 1/2 inches in diameter. Pour mixture into the dishes.
  4. Bake in a 350-degree oven for 15-20 minutes or until set. Sprinkle each serving with mozzarella cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  5. Garnish with chopped tomato, if desired.

This recipe is courtesy of Gourmandize.com.

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