Breakfast Crostatas

Make delicious mini bread bowls from crusty French loaf, then fill and bake with an irresistible breakfast combo: eggs, cheese and ham.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

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

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  • 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

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Expert Tips

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

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
(
Calories from Fat
210),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
290mg
290%;
Sodium
1640mg
1640%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
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 Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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