Egg & Sausage Casserole

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Yield: 12 servings

Servings: 12

Active Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 6 1/4 hours (includes 5 hours chilling)

A dozen for brunch? No problem with our delicious makeover of a classic egg casserole. Assemble the casserole the evening before you plan to serve it.

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces turkey breakfast sausage (4 small links), casings removed
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 2½ cups low-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • ⅔ cup shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 10 slices white bread, crusts removed

Instructions

  1. Coat a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Cook sausage in a skillet over medium heat, crumbling with a fork, until browned. Transfer to a bowl.
  3. Add oil, onion and bell pepper to skillet; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables soften, about 5 minutes. Add sausage and cook, stirring, until vegetables begin to brown, about 5 minutes more. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Whisk eggs and egg whites in a large bowl until blended. Whisk in milk, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir in 1/3 cup Cheddar.
  5. Arrange bread in a single layer in prepared baking dish. Pour egg mixture over bread and top with reserved vegetables and sausage. Sprinkle with remaining 1/3 cup Cheddar. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 5 hours or overnight.
  6. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  7. Bake casserole, uncovered, until set and puffed, 40 to 50 minutes. Serve hot.

Tips

Make Ahead Tips:

  • Prepare through Step 5; cover and refrigerate overnight.

Nutrition

Per serving

142 Calories, Total Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 99 mg, Carbohydrates: 10 g, Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 10 g, Sodium: 344 mg, Potassium: 114 mg, Folate: 30 mcg, Calcium: 141 mg

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

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