Easy Breakfast Casserole with Prosciutto Recipe

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Sheila Snyder Modified: March 21, 2022
Easy Breakfast Casserole with Prosciutto Recipe

How To Make Easy Breakfast Casserole with Prosciutto

This healthy breakfast casserole made of fresh eggs, vegetables, and cheese will surely keep you full throughout a busy day.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1medium yellow onion,chopped
  • 2greens,big handfuls tender, such as arugula, dandelion greens, baby kale, or spinach, tough stems removed
  • cupsasparagus,cut into ¾-inch pieces
  • 1tspkosher salt,divided
  • 3ozProsciutto,thinly sliced
  • 2cupsbread,packed cubed crusty, such as levain, baguette, or Italian bread, slightly stale is ok
  • 8large eggs
  • 1cupcottage cheese,low fat
  • 1cupmilk,2% or whatever kind you have in the fridge
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • cupscheddar,3 ounces grated, divided

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Add oil to a 12-inch ovenproof skillet set over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until tender for about 5 minutes. Add the greens, asparagus, and ½ teaspoon salt and sauté until the greens wilt for about 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

  3. Tear the prosciutto slices into smaller pieces and distribute them over the vegetables. Add the bread and stir everything together. Leave that to cool while you whisk the eggs.

  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, cottage cheese, milk, the remaining ¾ teaspoon of salt, and several generous grinds of black pepper.

  5. Add ½ cup of the cheese and stir again. Pour the eggs over the vegetables and scatter the remaining cheese on top.

  6. Place the casserole in the oven and bake until it is just set with no obvious liquid remaining for about 35 minutes.

  7. Cool for 10 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 292.50kcal
  • Fat: 18.29g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.04g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.09g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.86g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.64g
  • Fiber: 1.31g
  • Sugar: 4.20g
  • Protein: 21.11g
  • Cholesterol: 226.52mg
  • Sodium: 684.39mg
  • Calcium: 279.04mg
  • Potassium: 307.86mg
  • Iron: 2.04mg
  • Vitamin A: 179.23µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.44mg
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