Sausage, Cheese and Veggie Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Sausage, Cheese and Veggie Breakfast Casserole Recipe

How To Make Sausage, Cheese and Veggie Breakfast Casserole

Cook up this breakfast casserole next time you’re in need of a big breakfast. This filling dish has Italian sausage, mushroom, broccoli, and bell pepper.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 7ozItalian chicken sausage,(2 links), sweet, removed from skin
  • Olive oil spray
  • cupsmozzarella,part skim, shredded
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • cupshallots,chopped
  • 5ozshiitake mushrooms,sliced
  • 12cupred bell peppers,(12oz jar), chopped and roasted
  • cupsbroccoli florets,finely chopped
  • 8large Whole Eggs
  • 4large egg whites
  • ¼cupmilk,fat free
  • 2tbspParmesan Cheese,grated
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with oil. Place half of the cheese into the baking dish.

  2. Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray, cook the sausage over medium heat, breaking up as it cooks until browned and cooked through. Set aside.

  3. Add the oil to the skillet with the shallots and mushrooms and saute for about 5 to 6 minutes, until vegetables are tender. Add the roasted peppers, broccoli and return the sausage and cook for 1 minute; mix well and remove from heat. Spread evenly over the cheese mixture.

  4. In a large bowl combine the eggs, egg whites, milk, parmesan, salt and pepper and whisk well. Slowly pour over the vegetables in the baking dish and top with remaining cheese.

  5. Bake for 32 to 35 minutes, until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 8 to 10 minutes before cutting into 8 pieces.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 361.37kcal
  • Fat: 22.12g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.19g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.67g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.96g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.68g
  • Fiber: 5.47g
  • Sugar: 11.42g
  • Protein: 21.61g
  • Cholesterol: 231.51mg
  • Sodium: 607.44mg
  • Calcium: 232.67mg
  • Potassium: 768.85mg
  • Iron: 2.58mg
  • Vitamin A: 503.06µg
  • Vitamin C: 298.35mg
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