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Mediterranean Egg Casserole

Mediterranean Egg Casserole
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Infuse your kitchen with the flavors of the Mediterranean, and bake up this delicious savory dish. Great to serve for brunch or as a special family dinner. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4
cup chopped red onion
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
1
tablespoon finely chopped garlic (about 4 cloves)
2
cups packed fresh baby spinach, coarsely chopped
6
cups cubed (1-inch) French baguette
1 1/2
cups crumbled feta cheese (6 oz)
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1
jar (6 oz) Progresso™ marinated artichoke hearts, drained well and coarsely chopped
1/3
cup pitted kalamata olives, halved
1/4
cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained, chopped
10
eggs
2
cups milk
1/2
teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In 8-inch nonstick pan, heat vegetable oil over medium heat. Cook onion, bell pepper and garlic in oil 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until slightly softened. Add spinach, and cook about 1 minute or until starting to wilt.
  • 2
    In baking dish, layer half of the baguette, 1 cup of the feta cheese, 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese, the bell pepper mixture, artichokes, olives and sun-dried tomato. Layer remaining baguette, and top with remaining 1/2 cup feta cheese. In large bowl, beat eggs and milk with whisk; beat in pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Pour over bread mixture, pressing down slightly. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  • 3
    Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown and center is just set. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Arugula or baby kale would also work as a substitute to spinach in this recipe.
  • Assemble, cover and refrigerate this bake the night before so it’s ready to uncover and pop in the oven in the morning. You may need to add an additional 5 to 10 minutes to bake time.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
270mg
89%
Sodium
880mg
36%
Potassium
350mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
7g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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