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Eggs in a Nest

Ingredients

6 Servings12 Servings24 Servings
Egg, whole5 eggs10 eggs20 eggs
Milk, fat free2 cups4 cups8 cups
Tomato, chopped1 cup2 cup4 cup
Bell pepper, red, chopped0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Bell pepper, green, chopped0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Onion, chopped0.25 cup0.5 cup1 cup
Cheddar cheese0.5 cup1 cup2 cup
Bread, whole grain1.5 slices3 slices6 slices
Pita, small (4"), whole grain6 12 24

Directions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. 2. In medium-size bowl, combine eggs, egg whites and milk.
  3. 3. Crumble bread and place on bottom of casserole pan (square pan for 6 servings).
  4. 4. Place chopped tomato, peppers,
  5. 5. and onion into egg mixture. Mix.
  6. 6. Mix in cheese.
  7. 7. Pour mixture over bread crumbs.
  8. 8. Bake at 350 F for 45 minutes or until slightly brown on top.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size 3/4 cup mix, 1 pita (191g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 182 From Fat 44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Sat. Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 160mg 53%
Sodium 271mg 11%
Total Carb 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 6g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 15% Iron 10%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Food For Thought

Eggs are a good source of protein, and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This dish can be served on whole grain bread or English Muffins, too!

CACFP Crediting

For 3-5 year olds; Lunch/Supper. Must serve all of the following:

  • Grain/Bread
  • Fruit/Vegetable
  • Meat/Meat Alternate