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Ham & Cheese Breakfast Casserole

WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

This healthy update of a traditionally rich ham-and- cheese breakfast strata is made lighter primarily by losing a few egg yolks and using nonfat milk. Gruyère cheese has a delicious, nutty aroma and flavor, which means that with the relatively small amount in this recipe you still get a big impact. To finish the makeover use nutritious, fiber-rich, whole- grain bread instead of white. The results: plenty of flavor, half the calories and one-third the fat of the original.

Servings: 6
Yield: 6 servings
Total Time: 1 3/4 hours Prep Time: 30 minutes

To Make Ahead: Prepare casserole through Step
2; refrigerate overnight. Let stand at room
temperature while the oven preheats. Bake as directed in Step 3.

Recipe Ingredients:

Recipe Steps:

Recipe Tips & Notes:

Tip: To wilt spinach, rinse thoroughly with cool water. Transfer to a large microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and punch several holes in it. Microwave on High until wilted, 2 to 3 minutes. Squeeze out excess moisture before adding the spinach to the recipe.

Recipe Nutrition:

Per serving: 286 calories; 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat, 3 g mono unsaturated fat); 167 mg cholesterol; 23 g carbohydrates; 23 g protein; 4 g fiber; 813 mg sodium; 509 mg potassium
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (70% daily value), Folate (37% dv), Calcium (30% dv), Vitamin C (20% dv).

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