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Eggs In Tortilla Flowers

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  Non stick cooking spray 1
  Corn tortillas 4 (About 6 Inches In Diameter)
  Canola oil/Vegetable oil 2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 6 Large
  Egg whites 4 Large
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Otherwise To Taste)
  Sweet red pepper 1 Large, finely chopped (Cored, Seeded, And Finely Chopped)
  Reduced sodium ham 4 Ounce, finely cubed
  Green onions 2 , sliced (Including Tops)

Preheat the oven to 325° F.
Invert 4 small custard cups or ovenproof glasses on a baking sheet and coat the bottoms with nonstick cooking spray.
Brush each tortilla with 1/4 teaspoon oil, then cut 8 evenly spaced 2-inch-deep slits around the edge.
Center each tortilla, oiled side up, on top of a cup, letting the cut edges drape down the sides.
Bake for 20 minutes or until crisp.
After the tortillas have baked for 10 minutes, start the eggs.
In a medium-size bowl, beat together the eggs, egg whites, water, and black pepper.
Heat the remaining oil in a 10-inch nonstick skillet over moderately low heat.
Add the red pepper, ham, and green onions.
Coverand cookfor 6 minutes or until softened.
Add the egg mixture and cook, uncovered, 3 minutes more, scrambling the eggs lightly, until they are just set.
Remove the tortillas from the custard cups and invert them on 4 individual serving plates.
They will have formed a shallow flowerlike cup.
Fill each tortilla flower with the egg mixture

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1091 Calories from Fat 441

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g75.1%

Saturated Fat 13.7 g68.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1268.9 mg423%

Sodium 791 mg33%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g28.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.7%

Sugars 9.2 g

Protein 80 g159.1%

Vitamin A 127.7% Vitamin C 287.7%

Calcium 33% Iron 57.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Eggs In Tortilla Flowers Recipe