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Breakfast #3
Egg and Potato Casserole
Strawberry and Mango Salad
Total Carbs: 24.3g

Egg and Potato Casserole
This egg and potato casserole is a quick and easy breakfast. Makes 2 servings.

Ingredients
cooking spray
2/3 cup frozen hash browns (with onion and peppers preferred)
1 oz Canadian bacon, finely chopped
2 tbsp evaporated milk
2 tsp white all purpose flour
2 medium eggs
3 tbsp shredded cheddar cheese
1 tsp fresh basil, snipped
1/4 tsp dried basil, crushed
1/8 tsp black pepper
pinch salt

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Lightly coat two, 10-oz. casseroles with cooking spray.
3. Place hash brown potatoes in bottom of each dish. Top with Canadian bacon.
4. In small bowl, stir milk into flour. Add eggs, half of the cheese, basil, pepper, and salt. Pour egg mixture over vegetables.
5. Bake 25 to 30 minutes.
6. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Strawberry and Mango Salad
A refreshing fruit salad with a hint of lemon. Makes 2 servings.

Ingredients
1 cup fresh sliced strawberries
1/2 cup fresh mango slices
1/4 tsp fresh lemon zest
1 tsp balsamic vinegar

Directions
1. Mix together the strawberries, mango, and lemon zest in a bowl.
2. Once ready to serve, drizzle with vinegar.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Egg and Potato Casserole
Calories 167.8, Total Carbs 9g, Dietary Fiber 0.5g, Saturated Fat 4.5g, Potassium 227.5mg, Protein 11.4g, Sodium 280.3mg
Strawberry and Mango Salad
Calories 63.3, Total Carbs 15.3g, Dietary Fiber 2.2g, Saturated Fat 0g, Potassium 129.4mg, Protein 0.6g, Sodium 1.5mg

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Last Modified Date: August 06, 2013

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