This is a simple dish for a light supper or easy brunch. Baked eggs are a favorite light entrée at any time of the day.

Baked Eggs with Cheese

butter or low fat vegetable spray
6 slices white bread enough thin-sliced Swiss cheese to cover bread
6 eggs
6 tbsp. regular or fat-free half-and-half
salt and pepper

1. Heat oven to 375°F.

2. Butter or spray a rectangular baking dish. Cover bottom with bread, placing slices side by side in a single layer.

3. Arrange sliced Swiss cheese atop bread, covering it completely.

4. Break eggs, centering one egg over each slice of bread. Spoon about 1 tbsp. half-and-half over yolk of each egg. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

5. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until eggs are done as desired.

Preparation time: 10 to 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 to 20 minutes
Serves 6

*For a single serving, grease a single ramekin. Arrange in it one slice bread and one egg with sliced cheese and half-and-half in order given. Bake as directed above.