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Green 'n' Gold Egg Bake

 Green 'n' Gold Egg Bake
You'll need just five ingredients to assemble this pretty casserole. The firm squares have a delicious spinach flavor that's welcome at breakfast or dinner. —Muriel Paceleo, Montgomery, New York
9 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs, divided
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 3 cups (24 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
  • 5 eggs

Directions

  • Sprinkle 1/4 cup bread crumbs into a greased 8-in. square baking
  • dish. Bake at 350° for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the spinach, cottage cheese,
  • Romano cheese, three eggs and remaining crumbs. Spread over the
  • baked crumbs. Beat remaining eggs; pour over spinach mixture.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted
  • near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before
  • serving. Yield: 9 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with fat-free cottage cheese and egg substitute) equals 181 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 127 mg cholesterol, 808 g sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.