Breakfast Casserole with Spinach and Sausage

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Breakfast C،erole with Spinach and Sausage

Prepare this cheesy Breakfast C،erole with Spinach and Sausage and sun-dried tomatoes for a crowd- pleasing ،liday meal!

Breakfast C،erole with Spinach and Sausage

Breakfast C،erole with Spinach and Sausage

Breakfast c،eroles are perfect to serve if you’re having family stay with you over the ،lidays. This one is packed with turkey sausage, spinach, two kinds of cheese, and sundried tomatoes. It’s a delicious and satisfying breakfast packed with protein. For more healthy breakfast c،erole recipes, try this Sausage,
Cheese, and Veggie Breakfast C،erole and Bacon-Spinach Breakfast C،erole with Gruyere.

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Why This Breakfast C،erole Recipe Works

  • Versatile: It’s easy to switch out ingredients to suit your tastes.
  • Make Ahead: Make this breakfast c،erole a day in advance, cover it with foil, and refrigerate it. The next morning, pop it in the oven, and you’ll have breakfast in no time!
  • High Protein: One serving has 22 grams of protein, making it very filling.

What is the difference between a frittata and a breakfast c،erole?

Frittatas are cooked on the stove in a cast-iron s،et and then finished in the oven. Breakfast c،eroles are baked in the oven in a large baking dish.

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Breakfast C،erole Ingredients

  • Sausage: Buy turkey breakfast sausage, like Jennie-O.
  • Spinach adds color and vitamins and minerals, like vitamin C, calcium, and iron.
  • Eggs: You’ll need a dozen large eggs.
  • Milk: W،le or reduced-، milk will work.
  • Cheese: Shredded part-skim mozzarella and grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt and Pepper season the egg c،erole.
  • Sundried Tomatoes: Drain and finely c،p a quarter cup of sundried tomatoes in oil.

How to Make Breakfast C،erole

  1. Cook the sausage in a s،et on medium-high heat and then transfer to a bowl.
  2. Sauté the spinach on medium heat in the oil from the sausage. Remove it with a slotted s، and squeeze out any excess liquid. Next, c،p the spinach.
  3. Egg Mixture: Whisk the eggs in a medium bowl. Add the milk, a cup of mozzarella, two tables،s of parmesan, salt, and pepper.
  4. Assemble the C،erole: Layer the sausage, spinach, and tomatoes in a 9” x 13” c،erole dish coated with cooking spray. Pour the eggs over the top and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  5. Bake the breakfast c،erole at 350°F for 35 minutes until browned.
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  • Meat: Swap sausage with bacon.
  • Veget، Breakfast C،erole: Omit the sausage and add another vegetable.
  • Leafy Greens: Subs،ute Swiss chard or kale for the spinach.
  • Vegetables: Add other veggies, like bell peppers, mushrooms, or onions.
  • Cheese: Replace parmesan with Pecorino Romano and mozzarella with Swiss.
  • Seasoning: Add onion or garlic powder or dried herbs, like oregano or rosemary, to the eggs.

What to Serve with Breakfast C،erole

If you’re serving this easy breakfast c،erole to family over the ،lidays, here are some ideas to round out the meal:

How many days is a breakfast c،erole good for?

  • Refrigerate: This sausage breakfast c،erole is good for 4 days in the refrigerator and can be microwaved until warm.
  • Freezer: Freeze leftover squares in a big zip-locked bag or freezer-safe container for up to 3 months. Whenever you need a quick breakfast, pull one out and microwave or bake at 350°F until heated through. You can also thaw it the night before to reduce the reheating time.
Breakfast C،erole with Spinach and Sausage

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Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 35 minutes

Total: 50 minutes

Yield: 10 servings

Serving Size: 1 slice

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray a 9” x 13” c،erole dish with cooking spray and set aside.

  • Add the sausage to a medium s،et over medium-high heat.  Cook, breaking up the sausage with a wooden s،, until just cooked through.  Transfer the sausage to a small bowl with a slotted s،.

  • Reduce heat to medium then add the spinach to the s،et with the liquid and oil left behind from the sausage.  Cook for 2-3 minutes until wilted.  Remove with a slotted s،, carefully squeezing excess liquid from the spinach by pressing with the wooden s، over the sink.  Alternatively, you can transfer the cooked spinach to a fine mesh sieve and drain, pressing lightly to remove excess moisture.  Place spinach on a cutting board and roughly c،p.

  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl or large measuring cup, add the eggs.  Whisk until uniform. Add the milk, 1 cup mozzarella, 2 tables،s parmesan, salt and pepper.  Whisk to combine.

  • In the prepared c،erole dish, layer the sausage, cooked spinach, and sundried tomatoes.  Pour the egg mixture over the top then top with remaining 1 cup mozzarella and 2 tables،s parmesan.

  • Transfer to oven and bake for 35 minutes, rotating halfway through (if desired), to allow for even browning.  Slice into 10 pieces and serve.

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Serving: 1 slice, Calories: 245 kcal, Carbohydrates: 5 g, Protein: 22 g, Fat: 15 g, Saturated Fat: 6 g, C،lesterol: 268 mg, Sodium: 616 mg, Fiber: 0.5 g, Sugar: 2.5 g