Slow-Cooker Make-Ahead Scrambled Eggs

Slow-Cooker Make-Ahead Scrambled Eggs

Hot and tasty eggs for 12 are possible, when the slow cooker holds them until you’re ready to serve.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

12

(3/4-cup)

8
slices bacon
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
3
tablespoons margarine or butter
16
eggs
1
cup half-and-half or milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
4
Italian plum tomatoes, quartered, sliced
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
  1. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside. Reserve 1 tablespoon bacon drippings in skillet. Add mushrooms to drippings; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet; set aside. Wipe skillet clean with paper towel.
  2. Melt margarine in same skillet over medium heat. Beat eggs in large bowl. Add half-and-half, salt and pepper; blend well. Add egg mixture to skillet; cook over medium heat until firm but still moist, stirring occasionally. Stir in soup and chives.
  3. Place half of egg mixture in 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker. Top with half each of the cooked mushrooms, tomatoes, cheese and crumbled bacon. Repeat layers.
  4. Serve immediately, or cover and keep warm on low setting for up to 4 hours.
Makes 12 (3/4-cup) servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
To serve the eggs immediately, layer mushrooms, tomato, cheese and bacon over the eggs in the skillet. Cover it and cook over low heat for 4 to 4 minutes or until the tomato is heated and the cheese is melted. Turn to p. 40 for the Lemon Raspberry Streusel Muffins.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (3/4 Cup)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 315mg;
  • Sodium 640mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 17g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.