Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Egg Month: #6 Bacon & Broccoli Bake

I don't even know how to start the introduction to this post- because my mouth is totallly watering from this photo! The yolk was cooked- almost perfectly, it was a little runny but hard as well. Then the broccoli was crisp, and the bacon was easy to cut through but added a little crunch at the end.
You wanna make it now right? Okay, good. I'll just cut to the chase and tell you what's in it!

So, i'm not sure if you've caught on  by now, but i'm actually a Vegetarian. Well- I do indulge in seafood every now and again. Anyway, instead of the real pork bacon, i've used SmartBacon. You can definitely find this in your grocery store in the "vegan/organic" section. However, if you're not a vegetarian... go right on ahead and use the 'real' bacon!

Next I used about 2 c. broccoli florets, I boiled them first until they were still crunchy but cooked. You don't want them raw, but you don't want them mushy. Should take only ~ 5 minutes.

Then in an oven proof pan I layered my cooked bacon, I ended up using 8 strips. I laid 6 day on the pan and cut up the remaining to crumble on top!

 After your bacon is layered, layer up the broccoli on top. Scramble up 8 egg whites with 1 tsp. turmeric powder and 1 tsp. red pepper flakes. Pour over broccoli and bacon. Next, crack 2 whole eggs into the mixture and top with remaining bacon flakes.
Cook in a 350 deg (F) oven for 30 minutes. I was eating this dish for days after as leftovers! makes for a great lunch too! Once it's popped out of the oven, sprinkle with some parmesan cheese and ~ENJOY!


  1. That looks wonderful! If I may, I’d like to invite you to submit your photos to the new YumGoggle, a photo sharing site with the philosophy that if you worked hard to cook it and photograph it, we should show it off! Hope to see you there soon!

  2. How long would this keep for leftovers? It's just me eating this...

    1. Hi Becastra- Sorry for the late reply!
      Mine yield for at least 3 days in the fridge. I basically ate it for every meal, it's just me eating it as well! And it was good for 3 days! :) Let me know how you like it!

  3. One more question...Do you precook the bacon? I've never used SmartBacon, so I'm not sure if it's cooked in the photo or not (you don't mention cooking it, but it doesn't look raw....)

    1. Yes Becstra, it is cooked bacon! I apologize, though I included that somewhere! Thanks for asking! let me know how it turns out!