I love eggs and could eat them at every meal. Every single meal, no joke.
However, my doctor told me to watch my cholesterol intake. Eggs don’t have a ton of cholesterol, but it’s enough when your doctor says to watch it.
Luckily, there are products like All Whites on the market. Found in a carton in the refrigerated section of Brookshire’s, All Whites is simply what it says: egg whites.
Three tablespoons, about the equivalent of one egg, is only 25 calories and zero cholesterol or fat.
Now, I use them for breakfast all the time!
Hash Brown Casserole
2 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
1/2 lb ground Italian sausage
1 small zucchini, cut in half crosswise and thinly sliced lengthwise
1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1 cup (8 oz) All Whites egg whites
1 cup milk
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
Heat oven to 375° F. Butter bottom and sides of a 9-inch glass pie plate. Firmly press hash browns on bottom and sides of pie plate. Bake 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook Italian sausage in a 10-inch skillet until browned. Drain fat. Combine cooked sausage, zucchini, red bell pepper, All Whites, milk and mustard in a large bowl; mix well. Pour All Whites mixture into crust.
Return to oven and bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until center is set. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutritional Information: Calories Per Serving: 188, Fat: 11 g, Cholesterol: 29 mg, Sodium: 470 mg, Carbohydrates: 10 g, Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 13 g, Calcium: 119 mg
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