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Eggs in a Basket

Eggs in a Basket

Prep: 15 minutes
Bake: 13 minutes • Serves: 8

Nonstick cooking spray
8 frozen round buttermilk waffles
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
8 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
3/4cup drained and chopped roasted red peppers
12 slices fully cooked bacon, coarsely chopped

1.Preheat oven to 400°. Spray 13 x 18-inch rimmed baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place frozen waffles in single layer on prepared pan. Bake waffles 6 minutes or until thawed and slightly crisp. With 2-inch cutter (or glass with 2-inch opening), cut out center of each waffle; place centers on pan with waffles.

2.In small microwave-safe bowl, cook butter in microwave oven on high 30 seconds or until melted. Crack 1 egg into center of each waffle; drizzle butter and sprinkle salt and pepper over waffles with eggs and waffle centers. Bake 4 minutes.

3.Sprinkle cheese, then peppers and bacon over edges of waffles around eggs. Bake 3 to 4 minutes longer, or until edges of waffles are lightly browned and cheese melts. Serve immediately.

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 

276 Calories, 18g Fat (8g Saturated), 250mg Cholesterol,
577mg Sodium, 14g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 14g Protein