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Veggie Cheese Squares Recipe

Veggie Cheese Squares Recipe

I developed this recipe in my kitchen one busy afternoon when I looked in the fridge and there wasn't much there. With no time to shop, I used what I had. Now this nice and easy dish is a suppertime standby.—Dixie Terry, Goreville, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, saute broccoli and red pepper in oil. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Spoon into a greased 9-in.-square baking dish. In a another large bowl, combine eggs, milk, 3/4 cup cheese, thyme and salt.
  • 2. Pour over the broccoli mixture. Bake, uncovered, 25-30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 193 calories, 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 167 mg cholesterol, 279 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.