The $10 Food Day #4: Bacon-Veggie Egg Boats
Breakfast for dinner is always a good idea, in my opinion. It goes without saying that this recipe works for breakfast, dinner or lunch for that matter. Today, it shines as the dinner portion of the $10 Food Day #4.
The $10 Food Day, In a Nutshell
If you’re new to the $10 Food Day, here’s what you get:
- 4 recipes (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack)
- Enough to feed 4 people
- All for less than $10 – for the whole day
Looking for more $10-a-day food plans? Check out the past three $10 Food Days:
These egg boats are fun, delicious, and completely customizable. The recipe is also really easy to make. For ultimate cost savings, use toppings that you already have on hand in your fridge or freezer (like onions, cheese, fresh veggies, etc.)
- French bread (1 large loaf) = $1.99
- Eggs (6) = $.48
- Other ingredients (toppings, olive oil, etc.) = $1.00 (approximately)
Total cost for recipe: $3.47
Supplement this meal with some fresh fruit and veggies, but be mindful of where you shop. Find out what grocery store has the cheapest prices across the board. You will be shocked. I know I was!
- 1 large loaf French bread/crusty bread/baguette
- Olive oil
- 6 eggs
- 1/4 cup milk
- Salt and pepper
- Garlic powder
- Toppings (about 1 cup): Crumbled bacon, green pepper, red pepper, shredded cheese, spinach
- Preheat oven to 350F. Hollow out the loaf of bread, so that it is about 1/2 inch thick throughout.
- In a mixing bowl, beat eggs, milk, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Add desired toppings.
- Place bread on a large baking sheet and pour in egg mixture. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until bread is toasted and eggs are set. Remove from oven, let cool slightly, cut, and serve.