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Cheddar and Mushroom Breakfast Squares

"This egg dish is baked to perfection, swirled with melted reduced-fat Cheddar cheese and speckled with mushrooms. Cheddar is an aged, natural cheese that contains a minimal amount of lactose, making this recipe a friendly option for those who are lactose intolerant."
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1 h 20 m servings 177 cals
Original recipe yields 9 servings

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  1. Spray an 8 x 8-inch square glass or ceramic baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In a medium skillet over medium heat, melt butter and add mushrooms. Cook mushrooms about 5 minutes or until softened and brown at edges. Stir in green onion; set aside.
  3. Place 1/2 of the bread cubes in prepared baking dish. Scatter 1/2 of the mushroom mixture and 1/2 of the cheese over bread cubes. Layer remaining bread cubes and mushroom mixture; set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, beat fat-free or low-fat lactose-free milk, egg substitute, pepper sauce and salt, if desired, until well blended. Pour fat-free or low-fat lactose-free milk mixture over bread cubes and top with the remaining cheese. Make ahead suggestion: cover dish with foil and refrigerate for 8-10 hours before baking.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake, covered for 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 15 minutes or until top is puffed up and cheese is browned at edges. Let cool for 5 minutes; cut into squares to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 177 calories; 5 g fat; 15.1 g carbohydrates; 17.5 g protein; 9 mg cholesterol; 484 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I baked this for an additional 15 minutes, and although the egg substitute was cooked, it was still a little too runny and, therefore, difficult to cut into squares. This had a total of 4 cups ...

This is a fantastic and easy breakfast!!! I did substitute 2 cups of real eggs instead of egg substitute, and extra sharp cheddar, instead of reduced fat cheddar. I don't usually like to substi...

I used 3 eggs, 2 cups milk, and 1/4 cup sour cream. For spice I added thyme, rosemary, paprika and mustard. I did not preheat the oven and only let it sit 15 minutes after preparing it. Never...