Recipe Details

Dr. Seuss-Inspired Green Eggs and Ham

Number of Servings: 4

Serving Size: 1/2 cup eggs plus 1/2 oz ham

Go ahead - have some fun with your food! It doesn't get much more fun than eating cartoon-like green food. Not only a kid-pleaser, it's an entire family-pleaser.

Name: Amount:
(2-oz) thick slices natural, lean, baked or smoked ham or turkey ham, each cut in half 2
garlic clove 1 large
loosely packed fresh basil leaves 0.50 cup
loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 0.25 cup
egg whites or 3/4 cup 100% egg white substitute 6 large
eggs 2 large
extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp
fresh lemon juice 2 tsp
unsalted butter 0.50 tsp

Preheatoven to 275°F. Wrap the ham in foil and warm in the oven up to 15 minutes.


Meanwhile, puree the garlic, basil, parsley, egg whites, eggs, oil, and lemon juice in a blender on low speed for 1 minute or until the egg mixture is an even light green color.


Lightly coat a large nonstick skillet with natural butter-flavored cooking spray.


Place over medium heat and melt the butter in the skillet.


Add eggs and scramble for 3 minutes or until the eggs are done.


Serve eggs with a warm ham slice. Garnish with fresh basil or parsley sprigs, if desired.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 120
Calories from Fat n/a
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 125mg
Sodium 420mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 2g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars n/a
Protein 13g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 2 Lean Meat Total