Easy Elegant Eggs Florentine
This breakfast recipe comes from the Brigadoon Bed & Breakfast in Michigan. It was rated in 2004 as one of the best recipes among Country Inns & Bed & Breakfasts. With the exception of the reduction of some cheese to be healthier, I have made it eactly as was published by them back in 2004.
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|10 ounceFrozen spinach; chopped and thawed|
|1/2 tablespoonUnsalted butter|
|1/2 cupRed bell pepper; diced|
|1/2 cupGreen bell pepper; diced|
|16 ounceCottage cheese|
|1 1/2 cupSwiss cheese; shredded|
|6 ounceFeta cheese; crumbled|
|4 tablespoonUnsalted butter; melted|
|1 teaspoonNutmeg; freshly grated|
Easy Elegant Eggs Florentine Preparation
Thaw spinach in the microwave at 50% power for 5 minutes. Remove spinach and squeeze out all excess water, set aside. Heat 1/2 TBS of butter in a saute pan and saute the peppers for 1-2 minutes until softened. Add the drained spinach to the peppers and saute for 1-2 more minutes. Take mixture off heat and set aside.
Preheat oven to 350 deg F.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk eggs. Add all 3 cheeses and melted butter. Mix well. Stir in the spinach/pepper mixture and the nutmeg.
Grease a 13 x 9 casserole pan. Pour eggs florentine mixture into prepared pan and bake uncovered in oven for 45-60 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
Slice out squares and serve each with fresh fruit, yogurt, and/or ham slices, if desired.
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