Hash Brown Strata
A strata is an egg-and-bread casserole. Frozen hash browns substitute for the bread in this Hash Brown Strata.
Nonstick cooking spray
2 cups frozen loose-pack diced hash brown potatoes with onions and bell peppers
1 cup cut broccoli florets
1/3 cup finely chopped turkey bacon
1/3 cup evaporated fat free milk
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cartons (8 ounces each) egg substitute
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (2 ounces)
1 tablespoon snipped fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Preheat oven to 350-degrees. Lightly coat a 2-quart square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Arrange hash brown potatoes and broccoli in bottom of baking dish; top with turkey bacon or ham. Set aside.
Stir milk gradually into flour in a medium bowl. Stir in egg product, half of the cheese, the snipped or dried basil, and black pepper. Pour egg mixture over vegetables.
Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Let stand for five minutes. If desired, garnish with fresh basil sprigs.
Recipe Make-Ahead Tip
Assemble as above, but do not bake. Cover and refrigerate for 4 to 24 hours. Before serving, remove cover and bake as directed above.
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories: 152; Fat: >4g; Cholesterol: 14mg; Sodium: 359mg; Carbohydrates: 14g; Fiber: 3; Protein: 13g;
Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1/2 Lean Meat