Grab all your favorite summer vegetables and make this delicious ground beef and veggie egg bake for dinner tonight! #HandsomeBrookFarm #HandsomeSummer
I feel like it’s been a while since I’ve shared an easy one dish meal that is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a side at a summer potluck. One that the whole family will love and is full of veggies and protein. I love this egg bake because you can add almost whatever vegetable you have on hand.
Got some bell peppers that need to be used ASAP? Dice them up and through them in. Have way too much zucchini from your summer garden? Grate it and through it in! Plus, this dish can be prepared ahead of time. I’ll brown the ground beef on Sunday and have it in the fridge ready to go into the egg bake for Tuesday’s dinner. Or skip the meat all together and use it as a side for your summer BBQ. It’s too easy!
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Now, I personally eat low carb so I need the extra fat. If you don’t eat low carb, feel free to switch the half and half to milk and reduce the amount of cheese. But be sure to add lots of veggies!
Ground Beef and Veggie Egg Bake
- 8 eggs
- 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream or milk
- 1 pound ground beef, seasoned and browned
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 medium zucchini
- 1 bell pepper
- 1/4 cup diced purple onion
- 1 and 1/2 cups grated white cheddar cheese
- salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 350F.
Season and brown ground beef. Combine eggs and heavy cream in a large bowl until well mixed. Add 1 cup of cheese, garlic powder, salt and black pepper to taste into egg mixture. Chop pepper and into small pieces and slice zucchini and red onion. Place vegetables in a greased baking dish. Layer ground beef into dish. Pour egg mixture in to baking dish on to beef and veggies. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake for 40 minutes.
Serving Size:1 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 360Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 13gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 267mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 1gSugar: 0.5gProtein: 22g
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This recipe looks very good! My husband is diabetic, so we are always looking for low carb meals to try. I’m going to put this on our list to try in the next few weeks.
One dish meals are my specialty!! I’m such a lazy cook that things like this are totally up my alley. Can’t wait to try it!
Yassss!!!! This would be a great addition to my doable recipes! Will definitely save this for later. It looks something like I would definitely indulge on and make as my son’s snack for school.
This is a great recipe using summer vegetables. I’ve got a lot of garden produce I need to use up! Pinning this for one morning this week!
I love meals that I can prep mostly ahead of time, especially for breakfast. This looks delicious, and a great way to get a lot of protein and veggies in first thing in the morning.
This seems delicious! I never thought about making a veggie egg dish like that! I prefer a lighter breakfast but I think my guy would love this! I would definatly try this recipe 🙂 Thank you for sharing!
This looks very tasty and filling too.I love that is doesn’t have much carbs as well.
Yummy! This looks perfect. I am hungry just reading your post! Definitely going to make this recipe!
Wow that looks and sounds absolutely incredible! I am absolutely making this! Thanks for sharing!
This recipe is making me so hungry! It looks absolutely delicious and like a meal my family would totally love!
We absolutely love eggs around here. This bake sounds like it would be amazing!
Will try this out except, probably change the bell pepper out since we both aren’t a fan of it.
It’s so easy to change up the veggies!
David Allen Elliott
Looks like a great way to add some good veggies to your diet. I think my daughter would really like this.
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