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Eggs in a Basket

Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes • Serves: 8

Schnucks nonstick cooking spray
8 Schnucks frozen round homestyle waffles
3 tablespoons Schnucks unsalted butter
8 Schnucks large eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup Schnucks shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 jar (7.5 ounces) fire-roasted red peppers, drained and chopped (about 2/3 cup)
8 slices Schnucks fully cooked bacon, coarsely chopped

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray large rimmed baking pan with cooking spray. Place waffles in single layer on prepared pan; bake 5 to 6 minutes or until thawed and slightly crisp.

2. Meanwhile, in microwave-safe small bowl, heat butter in microwave oven on high 20 to 30 seconds or until melted.

3. With round cutter or edge of drinking glass, cut a 2-inch circle out of the center of each waffle; place centers on pan with waffles. Crack 1 egg into center of each waffle; drizzle butter and sprinkle salt and black pepper over waffles with eggs and waffle centers. Bake 4 minutes.

4. Sprinkle cheese, then red peppers and bacon over edges of waffles around eggs. Bake 3 to 4 minutes longer or until egg whites and yolks are firm.

Each serving: about 294 calories, 18 g total fat (8 g saturated), 220 mg cholesterol, 669 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g sugars, 14 g protein