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 ½ cup pizza sauce ¼ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese (1 ounce) 8 eggs Freshly ground black pepper and/or snipped fresh basil (optional)
- 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.
- Meanwhile, slice the sweet green pepper into eight ¼ inch to ½ 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.
- 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