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Eggs in a Nest Casserole


   Serving Size:
One pita is 1 oz grain, 1/4 cup vegetable and 1.5 oz meat/meat alternate for a 3-5 year old for lunch/supper.


6 pitas




5 whole egg(s)
2 cups skim milk
1 cup chopped tomato(es)
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup cheddar cheese
1 1/2 slices whole grain bread
6 small (4 inch) whole grain pita pocket(s)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In medium-size bowl, combine eggs, egg whites and milk. Crumble bread and place on bottom of casserole pan (square pan for 6 servings). Place chopped tomato, peppers and onion into egg mixture. Mix. Mix in cheese. Pour mixture over bread crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until slightly brown on top. Cut into even pieces and place each into a pita.



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