Greens, Eggs and Ham Biscuits

Try your breakfast biscuit with a delicious twist: a slab of cheesy eggs and spinach layered with ham and fresh basil. It’s easy to make, too, with the eggs and the biscuits baked all at once. Genius.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
bag (6 oz) washed fresh baby spinach
1
tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
12
eggs
1/4
cup milk
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury® Grands!® Homestyle refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (8 biscuits)
2
teaspoons butter, melted
2
teaspoons yellow cornmeal
8
oz very thinly sliced cooked ham (from deli)
1/2
cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, cook and stir spinach in oil over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes, until spinach is wilted. Drain spinach, if needed. Layer spinach in bottom of baking dish; sprinkle cheese evenly over spinach.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat eggs, milk, salt and pepper; pour over cheese in baking dish. Cover with foil.
  • 4 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until set and knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 5 Meanwhile, separate dough into 8 biscuits, and brush tops with melted butter. Sprinkle with cornmeal. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 6 Bake biscuits during last 15 minutes of egg bake time, or until golden brown.
  • 7 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, lightly brown sliced ham over medium-high heat. Cut baked egg mixture into 4 rows by 2 rows for 8 squares.
  • 8 Split warm biscuits; place ham on bottom half of each biscuit. Top each with egg square and fresh basil. Cover with biscuit tops.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, cook and stir spinach in oil over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes, until spinach is wilted. Drain spinach, if needed. Layer spinach in bottom of baking dish; sprinkle cheese evenly over spinach.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat eggs, milk, salt and pepper; pour over cheese in baking dish. Cover with foil.
  • 4 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until set and knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 5 Meanwhile, separate dough into 8 biscuits, and brush tops with melted butter. Sprinkle with cornmeal. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 6 Bake biscuits during last 15 minutes of egg bake time, or until golden brown.
  • 7 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, lightly brown sliced ham over medium-high heat. Cut baked egg mixture into 4 rows by 2 rows for 8 squares.
  • 8 Split warm biscuits; place ham on bottom half of each biscuit. Top each with egg square and fresh basil. Cover with biscuit tops.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve with hot sauce, if desired.

Canadian bacon can be used in place of the deli ham.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
320mg
320%;
Sodium
1230mg
1230%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.