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Eggs over Kale and Sweet Potato Grits

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  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes

A modern twist on a Southern classic, this baked breakfast dish features eggs and grits with sweet potatoes and kale.

Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet potato (orange flesh)
  • 2 cup fresh kale (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (divided)
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup non-fat milk
  • 3/4 cup grits (quick cooking)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Coat 4 individual soufflé dishes with 1 tsp vegetable oil.

3. Make 3-4 slits in sweet potatoes; cook in microwave until just soft.

4. When sweet potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel, cut into chunks, and puree in food processor.

5. Heat remaining vegetable oil in sauce pan, and sauté kale about 5 minutes.

6. In a medium sauce pan, boil water and milk, add grits and sweet potatoes; cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in sautéed kale.

7. Divide grits mixture evenly among 4 soufflé dishes (or place all in casserole dish).

8. Make 4 depressions in the grits mixture with the back of a large spoon. Carefully break one egg into each hollow.

9. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes until eggs are cooked. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.

Notes

Serving Suggestions: Serve with an 8 oz glass of 100% grapefruit juice.

Source: Produce For Better Health Foundation

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe of Eggs over Kale and Sweet Potato Grits
Nutrients Amount
Calories 280
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 185 mg
Sodium 410 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 12 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 150 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 579 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 280
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 2 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 16 mg
Cholesterol 185 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 12 g
Minerals
Calcium 150 mg
Potassium 579 mg
Sodium 410 mg
Copper 636 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 53 mg
Phosphorus 236 mg
Selenium 22 mcg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 695 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 24 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 244 mcg
Folate 104 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 1 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 130 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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Vegetables
1/2 cups
Grains
1 ounce
Protein Foods
1 ounce
Dairy
1/4 cups