This hearty western omelet egg bake is filling and packed with flavor, but also easy to make and healthy. It's made with all real ingredients for the ultimate flavor punch, but scaled back just the slightest bit to make this recipe lightened-up. Crispy cooked bacon, caramelized green pepper and red onion, and sharp cheddar are the flavor stars of this baked omelet. This dish offers the flavors of your favorite breakfast order, but baked into a convenient casserole that serves six. Serve this egg bake at your next brunch gathering, or make it for yourself to have breakfast prepped for the week. Either way, you're sure to enjoy this delicious, hearty western omelet egg bake.
Course Breakfast, brunch, lunch
Keyword egg bake, omelet
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 1hour
baking dish or casserole dish
8slicescenter cut bacon
1green bell pepper
12eggsUsed: Egglands Best (stats based on this brand)
1/2cupplain non-fat Greek yogurt
fresh cracked pepper
1/2cupreduced fat cheddar cheese
Preheat the oven to 350F.
Chop the bacon up into bite-sized pieces.
Add the bacon pieces to a frying pan and cook for 10 minutes over medium heat, or until crispy and all fat has rendered off.
Remove the cooked bacon from the pan using a slotted spoon and place in a bowl to the side to cool. Keep the residual grease in the pan.
Chop the pepper and onion and add it to the same pan with the residual bacon grease over medium heat.
Cook the pepper and onion for about 10 minutes or until tender and slightly caramelized.
Remove the pan from the heat to cool.
Crack the eggs into a large mixing bowl.
Add the yogurt, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Whisk together to combine thoroughly.
Chop the scallions and add them in.
Add the cooked pepper, onion, and bacon to the mixture and stir to combine.
Spray a casserole or baking dish with cooking spray, and pour the egg mixture in.
Sprinkle the top with the cheddar cheese.
Bake for 35-40 minutes or until the center of the egg bake is set up and firm.
Cut into 6 servings.
2 WW points (blue and purple plans)
5 WW points (green plan)
Note: calculated using Eggland's Best Cage Free Brown Eggs, Fage Yogurt, and other brands noted above.