Today's 400 calorie dinner:
- 1 slice Ham and Potato Casserole (recipe below, 1/12th of the recipe)
- 1 cup steamed Broccoli Florets
- 10 Ranier Cherries
- 394 calories
- 12.3 grams fat
- 8.5 grams fiber
This 400 calorie dinner was invented as a way of using up leftover ham from Christmas. Since it contains eggs, it is equally good as a 400 calorie breakfast as well. This recipe includes one of my favorite healthy food finds: Cabot 75% reduced fat cheddar. Unlike fat-free cheese, it melts wonderfully. Using it allows you to still enjoy melty-cheesy goodness without all that extra fat. Plus it tastes great!
Ham and Potato Casserole
- 2 tbs coconut oil.
- 3 lbs organic potatoes, washed and shredded
- 3/4 lb lean ham, diced
- 8 oz Cabot 75% Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar, shredded
- 8 pastured eggs
- 1 cup non-fat sour cream
- 1 small onion, diced
- salt and pepper to taste
When shredded potatoes have baked for 30 minutes, remove from the oven and top evenly with the diced ham, and then the shredded cheddar. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and sour cream until smooth. Pour over the casserole. Top with the diced onions. Sprinkle with fresh ground pepper, if desired. Bake for an additional 20 minutes or until a temperature probe registers 165 degrees. (If you used a 9x13 inch pan, it may take a little longer.)
Divide into 12 portions. Use 1 portion for each 400 calorie dinner served.
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