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Makeover Hearty Egg Casserole

Here’s a down-home breakfast bake that’s true to its name. Packed with sausage, veggies, eggs and cheese, this dish will get you going and keep you feeling satisfied. —Kristine Ociepa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 3/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • 6 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups egg substitute
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet, cook the sausage, mushrooms and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Remove from the heat; stir in spinach and 1/2 cup cheese. Transfer to a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs, egg substitute, cream, milk and nutmeg. Pour over sausage mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 195 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 137mg cholesterol, 332mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 13g protein.
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