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Rose Acre Farms Celebrates National Egg Month

by Mark Whittington | May 01, 2019
Rose Acre Farms is celebrating National Egg Month during the Month of May! Throughout the month, Rose Acre will be sharing facts about the egg production industry, egg recipes, cooking tips, egg trivia & much more on social media.

Eggs are a great source of protein and many nutrients. One egg contains 13 essential nutrients and only 70 calories. At only 17 cents per serving, eggs are also the least expensive source of high quality protein with only 0.6g of carbohydrates.

Eggs also contribute important vitamins and minerals such as vitamin D, phosphorus & vitamin A. Choline and Lutein are also provided by eggs, crucial for memory, cognition, eye and brain health.

Eggs are typically thought of as a breakfast staple, but can be made in many ways! Check out all of our recipes here for not only new and exciting dishes, but all of the delicious classics too!

Rose AcreTM Recipe of the Month

BLT  Egg Bake
        
          
Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 5 slices bread, toasted
  • 4 slices process American cheese
  • 12 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 medium tomato, halved and sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • Shredded lettuce
Instructions:
  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Spread mayonnaise on one side of each slice of toast and cut into small pieces. Arrange toast, mayonnaise side up, in a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Top with cheese slices and bacon.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, 2 minutes. Pour over bacon.
  3. In a large skillet, fry eggs over medium heat until they reach desired doneness; place over bacon. Top with tomato slices; sprinkle with cheddar cheese and onions. Bake, uncovered, 10 minutes. Cut in squares; serve with lettuce.
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