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After WLS: Eggs for Dinner in the Ham and Veggie Casserole

Many gastric bypass weight loss surgery patients include eggs as part of their regular diet. In fact, the egg may well be the perfect bariatric food. An egg contains the highest quality of food protein known, each Grade A large egg contains 6 grams of protein. It is so nearly perfect that egg protein is the standard by which other protein is measured. The egg is second, only to mother’s milk, for human nutrition.

Given these benefits having eggs for dinner seems a healthy protein rich choice for the gastric bypass patient and their family. This Ham and Vegetable Torta is a tasty dinner casserole that sneaks in some extra veggies but still very high in protein. This recipe packages well and is very excellent reheated the following day.

Ham and Vegetable Casserole

Ingredients:

1 pound zucchini, sliced (about 4 medium)

1 package (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach

1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced

1 clove garlic, minced

6 eggs

1 cup (8 oz.) low-stout (1%) cottage cheese

1 teaspoon dill weed

1/4 teaspoon pepper

4 ounces cooked lean ham or turkey ham, diced (about 3/4 cup)

1/2 cup (2 oz.) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions:

In large skillet over high heat, cover and cook zucchini, spinach, mushrooms, and garlic, until spinach starts to thaw, about 3 or 4 minutes. With fork, break spinach apart. Uncover and cook, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is crisp-tender, about 5 to 6 minutes. Drain well. In large bowl, beat together eggs, cottage cheese, and seasonings until well blended. Stir in ham and cooked vegetables.

Lightly spray 12 x 7 1/2 x 2-inch baking dish. Pour in egg mixture. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Bake in preheated 350ºF oven until knife inserted near center comes out clean, about 25 to 35 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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