Prep Time: 15 Mins

Cook Time: 1 Hr

Makes: 4 Servings


4 medium red, yellow OR green bell peppers (4 oz. each)
1 cup frozen broccoli florets, defrosted
4 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. dried Italian seasoning


  1. HEAT oven to 325°F.  CUT about 1/2 inch off tops of peppers; remove seeds.  PLACE peppers upright in custard cups; place cups in baking pan.
  2. SPOON 1/4 cup broccoli into each pepper.  BEAT eggs, milk, garlic powder and Italian seasoning in medium bowl until blended.  POUR evenly over broccoli.
  3. BAKE in center of 325°F oven until knife inserted near center comes out clean, 60 to 70 minutes.  LET STAND 5 minutes. 

Pro Tips

  • No-mess pouring:  To make filling the peppers easier, beat the egg mixture in bowl with a pouring lip or in large glass measure.
  • How to tell if it’s done.  Baked custards should be removed from the oven before the center is completely set.  The center will jiggle slightly when dish is gently shaken.  Custard will continue to “cook” after it’s removed and center will firm up quickly.  Overbaked custard may curdle. The knife test:  Insert knife near the center.  If knife is clean when pulled out, the custard is done.  If any custard clings to the blade, bake a few minutes longer and test again.

Nutrition Info

Nutrition information per serving (1/4 of recipe):

132 calories; 6 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 188 mg cholesterol; 95 mg sodium; 10 g carbohydrate; 3 g dietary fiber; 9 g protein; 4,053.8 IU Vitamin A; 56.0 IU Vitamin D; 80.0 mcg folate; 78.2 mg calcium; 1.4 mg iron; 137.5 mg choline

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