Start your morning off right and get your vegetables in early. Anyone can enjoy this broccoli cheese and egg bake recipe, recommended by the dieticians in the Froedtert & MCW Bariatric Surgery Program. You can even prep in advance and simply bake whenever you are ready for a protein-packed breakfast or brunch.  

Broccoli Egg and Cheese Bake


6 large eggs
4 ounces light margarine
½ pound low-fat cheddar cheese
6 tablespoons flour
2 pounds nonfat cottage cheese
10 oz frozen, chopped broccoli (thawed)
1 teaspoon salt
1 dash black pepper
1 dash paprika (optional)
4 oz jar chopped pimento (optional)
½ cup sliced mushrooms, fresh or canned (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine all ingredients.
  3. Spray 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.
  4. Place combined ingredients in prepared pan and bake for 90 minutes.
  5. Serve hot.

Calories: 115
Fat: 5 grams
Protein: 12 grams
Carbohydrate: 5 grams
Cholesterol: 75 mg
Sodium: 419 mg
Sugar: 2 grams

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