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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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