Egg & Sausage Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Egg & Sausage Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Egg & Sausage Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by almajoly

Makes 12 servings



From EatingWell: November/December 1998 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.

Recipe Ingredients for Egg & Sausage Casserole

5 ounces turkey sausage, breakfast (4 small links), casings removed
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
4 large eggs
4 large egg whites
2 1/2 cups milk, 1%
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2/3 cup extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
10 slices white bread, crusts removed

Recipe Directions for Egg & Sausage Casserole

  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 occassionally, 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 a least 5 hours or overnight.

  6. Preheat oven to 350.

  7. Bake casserole, uncovered, until set and puffed, 40 to 50 minutes. Serve hot.

Categories

Cheese, Eggs, Breakfast, Brunch

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 124.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
152
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
91mg
30%
Sodium
339mg
14%
Potassium
202mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
8.1g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
9.7g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 13% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
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