Crunchy Breakfast Bake

Skip the bowl of cereal this time and enjoy its nutrition in an easy breakfast egg bake.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

2
cups chopped cooked ham
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup), if desired
2
tablespoons dried chopped onion
1
can (4 ounces) Green Giant™ mushroom pieces and stems, drained
5
cups Chex™ cereal (any variety)
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1
cup Original Bisquick™ mix
2
cups milk
4
eggs

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish or spray with cooking spray. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook ham, bell pepper, onion and mushrooms 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Spread 3 cups of the cereal in baking dish. Sprinkle with ham mixture; top with cheese. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick® mix, milk and eggs with fork until well blended. Pour evenly over cheese. Sprinkle with remaining cereal.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Expert Tips

Use a 12-ounce package of bulk pork sausage or 12 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled, instead of the ham, if you like.

The instant minced onion is easy to use and will soften as it absorbs liquid from the ham and peppers during heating.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
730mg
730%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
13g
13%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.