Cheesy Potato and Ham Breakfast

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What You Need:

  • 1 apple, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/4 C of onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp sage
  • 2 tbsp of water
  • 1 C of cooked lean ham, diced
  • 3 C of frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 1/2 C of reduced fat cheddar cheese, divided
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 C of skim milk
  • 1/4 tsp of salt

How to Make It:

  1. Allow the oven to preheat to 350 degrees.
  2. Place the apple into an ovenproof skillet.
  3. Add the onion, sage and water and place over medium heat.
  4. Cook the mixture, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until tender.
  5. Stir in the potatoes and ham.
  6. Cook the mixture for 10 minutes or until heated through.
  7. Remove the pan from the heat and quickly sprinkle half of the cheese over the top.
  8. Break the eggs into a mixing bowl.
  9. Add the milk and salt and whisk until blended well.
  10. Pour the mixture over the potatoes and ham but do not stir.
  11. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top.
  12. Bake for 35 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.

Makes 6 servings

When sautéing the apples and onions or even with other vegetables or meat use water, broth or even unsweetened fruit juice instead of oil or butter for a healthier addition to your meals.

Preparation Time: approximately 15 minutes
Cooking Time: approximately 55 minutes
Total Time: approximately 1 hour 10 minutes

Nutritional Information: (approximate value per serving)
Calories 242; Fat 7g; Saturated Fat 3g; Carbohydrates 29g; Fiber 3g; Protein 16g; Cholesterol 15mg; Sodium 541mg