Sweet Pepper Baked Eggs

Makes: 8 servings Prep: 15 mins Bake: 35 mins at 375 degrees F / 350 degrees F Serving Size: 1 egg with pepper ring and 1/2 cup shredded potatoes Carb Grams Per Serving: 18

Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 20-ounce package O'Brien-style refrigerated shredded potatoes (such as Simply Potatoes brand) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large green sweet pepper cup pizza sauce cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese (1 ounce) 8 eggs Freshly ground black pepper and/or snipped fresh basil (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 3-quart rectangular baking dish with cooking spray. Add potatoes to prepared baking dish. Drizzle oil over potatoes; toss to combine. Spread potatoes evenly in the baking dish. Bake for 10 minutes. Stir potatoes; spread evenly in the baking dish again. Bake for 10 minutes more.
  2. Meanwhile, slice the sweet green pepper into eight inch to inch thick rings. Remove seeds. Remove potatoes from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F. Arrange pepper rings in two rows on top of the potatoes. Spread 1 tablespoon of the pizza sauce within each pepper ring, then break an egg into each pepper ring. Top each egg with a rounded teaspoon of the shredded Parmesan cheese. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes more or until egg whites are set and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard.
  3. If desired, garnish with freshly ground black pepper and/or snipped fresh basil.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving 179 cal., 7 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 188 mg chol., 491 mg sodium, 18 g carb. (2 g fiber, 2 g sugars), 9 g pro. Diabetic Exchanges Fat (d.e): 0.5; Medium-Fat Meat (d.e): 1; Starch (d.e): 1

Source (n.d.) Diabetic Living. Sweet Pepper Hash Brown Baked Eggs. Retrieved from http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/recipe/sweet-pepper-hash-brown-baked-eggs