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Healthified Asparagus-Zucchini Egg Bake

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98% less cholesterol • 80% less sat fat than the original recipe. Freshen up your brunch with this veggie-packed egg dish. It tastes as delicious as it looks!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray
12
ounces fresh asparagus or 1 9-ounce package Green Giant® frozen asparagus cuts
1
small yellow sweet pepper, cut into 1/4-inch-wide strips
1/2
of a small zucchini, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (about 1/2 cup)
1/3
cup chopped onion
1/4
cup chopped bottled roasted red sweet peppers, drained
1/2
cup shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)
2
cups refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
1/2
cup fat-free milk
1
tablespoon snipped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried dillweed
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons finely shredded Parmesan cheese
Fresh dill sprigs (optional)

Directions

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat a 2-quart rectangular baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  • 2 If using fresh asparagus, snap off and discard woody bases. If desired, scrape off scales. Cut into 1-inch-long pieces.
  • 3 In a large saucepan, bring about 1 inch water to boiling. Add asparagus, yellow sweet pepper strips, zucchini, and onion. Return just to boiling; reduce heat slightly. Cover and boil about 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain well. Stir in roasted red sweet peppers. Spread asparagus-pepper mixture evenly in baking dish. Sprinkle with half of the mozzarella cheese.
  • 4 In a large bowl, whisk together egg product, milk, snipped or dried dill, salt, and black pepper until well mixed. Whisk in flour, making sure it is completely combined. Pour egg mixture over vegetables in baking dish. Bake, uncovered, about 35 minutes or until slightly puffed and top shakes set. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese and the Parmesan cheese. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. If desired, garnish individual servings with dill sprigs.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 100
  • Fat Reduced By 10g
  • Cholesterol Reduced By 215mg
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Before After
2 tablespoons shortening Nonstick cooking spray
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 ounces) 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)
8 eggs 2 cups refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
1/2 cup whole milk 1/2 cup fat-free milk
1 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons finely shredded Parmesan cheese
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
180 (before)
80 (after)
Cholesterol
 
 
220 mg (before)
5 mg (after)
Saturated Fat
 
 
5 g (before)
1 g (after)
Sodium
 
 
510 mg (before)
420 mg (after)
Total Fat
 
 
12 g (before)
2 g (after)
Vitamin A (%DV)
 
 
15 (before)
20 (after)

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/16/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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