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Potato and spinach egg bake

The best healthy recipes are more than just tasty — they’re inexpensive, easy and filling!

That’s what you get with this potato and spinach egg bake from Hunger + Health. Eggs are a great source of protein and good for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Make it for the family or meal prep for one with leftovers to last days. You’ll want to add this easy recipe to your rotation.

Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup red potatoes, chopped (with the skin on)
  • 10 oz. of frozen spinach, chopped
  • 3 cups of milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 1 cup white or yellow onion
  • 1 cup red pepper
  • 6 slices of whole wheat bread, cut into cubes
  • 1 tsp. of dried ground mustard

You’ll also need:

  • Oversized mixing bowl
  • Large mixing spoon
  • Large, oblong baking dish (about 9×13 inch.; metal or glass is fine)
  • Spatula for serving

Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Break eggs into oversize mixing bowl. Beat eggs with a fork.
  3. Add milk, cheese and mustard. Mix together with a fork.
  4. Add bread, onion, red pepper, spinach and potatoes. Stir well with large spoon until bread is wet.
  5. Pour into ungreased baking dish, spreading out food evenly.
  6. Bake 350°F for 1 hour.
  7. Cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Check out more recipes from Hunger + Health and Feeding America.