Some days I’m perfectly happy having a couple of eggs and a slice of toast. Other days, I need a little something more.
This baked egg boat recipe is perfect for the days I want a little something more. It’s an easy recipe, but it also seems kind of fancy.
It’s also a very versatile recipe. I filled my egg boat with turkey sausage, green pepper and onions. You could use any combination of veggies that you want!
You could also use ham instead of sausage, or leave the meat out all together. It’s totally up to you!
This is the sausage I used:
I like this sausage because it is already cooked and only 2 Freestyle points for 2 sausage links.
The eggs, green pepper and onion are all 0 points. I also added some skim milk, reduced-fat Mexican cheese, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
For my “boat” I used a French baguette. Before I cut the bread open it weighed 8 ounces which would have been 18 points. I cut out a good amount of the inside of the bread bringing it to 6 ounces for 13 points.
This is why I think having a food scale is so important. If you don’t have one I recommend you get one. I would’ve had no idea how much my bread weighed after cutting out the middle. I wouldn’t want to count the points too low, or too high.
I poured the egg mixture into the boat and sprinkled some cheese on top. Then it was off to the oven to bake.
There are 6 servings to the baked egg boat, which is 3 Freestyle points per serving. I serve mine with 0 point fruit. It’s the perfect breakfast meal!
I have saved leftovers by keeping it in the fridge, then popping it into the microwave until it is warmed up. Just be careful you don’t leave it in the microwave too long or the bread will get hard.
If you’re looking for some zero point recipes, check out my post 20 Zero Point Recipes or my post 20 (More) Zero Point Recipes. Both are filled with delicious recipes that won’t cost you a single point! They’re perfect for days when you’re running low on points, or trying to save up points for a night out.
If you’re looking for dessert recipes you can visit 50 Weight Watchers Freestyle Desserts. It’s filled with delicious desserts perfect for Weight Watchers!
Yield: 6 Servings (3 Freestyle points per serving)
- 1 French baguette
- 4 eggs
- 2 tablespoons skim milk
- 2 turkey sausage links (cooked), chopped
- 2 tablespoons green peppers, chopped
- 2 tablespoons onions, chopped
- 1/4 cup reduced-fat Mexican cheese, divided
- 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
- Salt and pepper, to taste
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Whisk together the eggs and milk in a mixing bowl. Add the sausage, green pepper, onion, 1 tablespoon Mexican cheese, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mix it all together.
Remove the top, middle portion of the French baguette. Be careful not to cut out too much or the eggs will spill out.
Add the scrambled egg mixture to the bread boat. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.
Bake 30-35 minutes or until the eggs are set. Let it cool for 5 minutes before cutting.