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Festive Baked Eggs

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This super cheesy baked egg casserole is easy to make, and is delicious enough to serve for special breakfasts, brunches and dinners!
Ingredients
  Shredded monterey jack cheese 6 Cup (96 tbs), divided
  Sliced mushrooms 3⁄4 Pound
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Red and green bell pepper 3⁄8 Cup (6 tbs), thinly sliced
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cooked ham 1⁄2 Pound, cut into thin stris
  Eggs 8 , beaten
  Milk 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh thyme 2 Tablespoon, snipped (chives, basil or oregano)
  Fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon, snipped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
2. In a 9” x 13” lightly greased deep baking pan, sprinkle 3 cups of cheese and set aside.

MAKING
3. In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat butter and cook mushroom, onion, and pepper, until tender.
4. Take the vegetable off the heat, drain them and spoon over grated cheese.
5. Spread the ham strips all over the vegetables and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
6. In a bowl, put together, eggs, milk and flour and beat well until smooth.
7. Mix in some chopped thyme and parsley and beat until well mixed.
8. Stream the egg mixture over the cheese, stir light if desired and bake in oven for 45 minutes or until eggs are set and cheese melts.

SERVING
9. Serve hot as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 377 Calories from Fat 243

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g42.4%

Saturated Fat 15.3 g76.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 222 mg74%

Sodium 451.8 mg18.8%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.72 g2.9%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 23 g46.3%

Vitamin A 23.1% Vitamin C 16.1%

Calcium 47.2% Iron 8.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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