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Breakfast Crostatas

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Make delicious mini bread bowls from crusty French loaf, then fill and bake with an irresistible breakfast combo: eggs, cheese and ham.

Bake-Off® Contest 45, 2012
Barbara Taragna
Collegeville, Pennsylvania

1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf
1 1/2
teaspoons basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon rosemary leaves, crushed
1 1/2
cups diced ham or Canadian bacon
1 1/2
cups (6 oz) shredded Gouda cheese or Cheddar cheese
4
eggs
Dash salt, if desired
Dash ground black pepper

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Carefully cut loaf lengthwise and then cut each piece in half crosswise to get 4 equal pieces. Press each piece of dough into square on cookie sheet. Sprinkle dough squares with basil and rosemary. Top dough squares evenly with ham and cheese. Make small well in center of ham and cheese on each square.
  • 2 To form crostatas, fold edges of dough up 1 inch over filling, making pleats and pressing dough firmly. Carefully crack open each egg and drop into well in each crostata. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until bottoms of crostatas are golden brown and egg whites and yolks are firm, not runny.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Carefully cut loaf lengthwise and then cut each piece in half crosswise to get 4 equal pieces. Press each piece of dough into square on cookie sheet. Sprinkle dough squares with basil and rosemary. Top dough squares evenly with ham and cheese. Make small well in center of ham and cheese on each square.
  • 2 To form crostatas, fold edges of dough up 1 inch over filling, making pleats and pressing dough firmly. Carefully crack open each egg and drop into well in each crostata. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until bottoms of crostatas are golden brown and egg whites and yolks are firm, not runny.

Expert Tips

Diced cooked breakfast sausage or crumbled cooked bacon can be substituted for the ham.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
36%
Saturated Fat
11g
56%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
290mg
96%
Sodium
1640mg
68%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
35g
35%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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