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Chili-Cheese Breakfast Bake

 Chili-Cheese Breakfast Bake
Get ‘em out of bed on nippy fall mornings with this savory, Southwest-flavored breakfast casserole from Kathy Mead in Surprise, Arizona.
4 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 6 slices whole wheat bread, cubed
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 4 Eggland's Best Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper

Directions

  • In a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray, layer half of
  • the bread cubes, cheese and chilies. Repeat layers.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, egg whites, milk, mustard, salt and
  • pepper; pour over top. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake,
  • uncovered, at 350° for 60-70 minutes or until a knife inserted
  • near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before
  • cutting. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/2 cups equals 287 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 225 mg cholesterol, 910 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch,

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Chili-Cheese Breakfast Bake (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1/2 fat-free milk, 1/2 fat.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.