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Green eggs and ham

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 10 Minutes
Total Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Egg substitute; Pancetta
Category Eggs; Meat
Meal Breakfast; Brunch; Lunch
Type Main Dish; Side Dish
Subtype Sandwich
Cook Method Broiling; Saut�ing
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; High Protein; Heart Healthy


  • One 8-ounce loaf French bread, cut diagonally into 6 slices

  • 1 cup egg substitute 

  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons 1% milk 

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 

  • 1 large egg 

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 ounce pancetta, diced

  • 4 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced lengthwise

  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) fontina cheese, shredded



  • Preheat the broiler.

  • Arrange the bread slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Broil 2 minutes or until the tops are toasted. Remove from the oven. Turn the slices over; set aside on baking sheet.

  • Combine the egg substitute, basil, milk, salt, pepper, and egg, stirring with a whisk.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and pancetta; saut� 3 minutes or until the pancetta begins to crisp. Add the egg mixture to the pan; cook 2 minutes or just until set, stirring gently.

  • Divide the egg mixture evenly over the bread slices. Top the egg mixture with the tomatoes, and sprinkle with the cheese. Broil 2 minutes or until the cheese melts and begins to brown. Serve immediately.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 194 cal

  • Total fat: 6g

  • Saturated fat: 3g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g

  • Polyunsaturated fat: <1g

  • Cholesterol: 44mg

  • Sodium: 592mg

  • Carbohydrate: 23g

  • Fiber: 2g

  • Protein: 11g

  • Calcium: 86mg

  • Iron: 2mg