Breakfast Casserole Recipe


This breakfast casserole recipe is a great way to start your day with a hot meal. It's one the whole family will love.

By using turkey sausage, as an alternative to the fattier breakfast sausage, and low fat cheese, this meal is lower in fats and calories. To make it an even healthier breakfast, try using just egg whites or an egg substitute. It will reduce the calories and fat without losing all the great flavor of this breakfast meal.

Scroll down to view the ingredients, directions, nutrition and Weight Watchers Points for this breakfast idea.

turkey sausage breakfast casserole recipe


Sausage Breakfast Casserole Recipe

This delicious breakfast casserole recipe is layered with egg, cheese and turkey sausage. You can prepare this the night before so it's ready to go in the oven first thing in the morning.

Recipe Type:

Breakfast, Casserole, Turkey

Degree of Difficulty:

Moderate

Ingredients

  • 1pkg. (16 oz.) turkey breakfast sausage, cooked, drained and crumbled
  • 4 cups cubed day-old bread
  • 2 cups Low fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cans (12 fl. oz. each) Nestle Carnation Evaporated Milk
  • 10 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Spray 13 x 9 inch baking dish.
  2. Place bread in baking dish and sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Combine evaporated milk, eggs, dry mustard, onion powder and pepper in medium sized bowl.
  4. Pour egg mixture evenly over bread and cheese.
  5. Sprinkle the sausage crumbles on top.
  6. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  7. Preheat oven to 425°
  8. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until cheese is golden brown. Cover with foil if cheese starts to brown too quickly.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool slightly.
  10. Cut into 8 equal squares and serve.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 1 hour

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 8
Serving Size 8.1 oz
Calories 353.9
Total Fat 18.66g
      Sat Fat 8.48g
Cholesterol 284.4mg
Sodium 625.91mg
Total Carbohydrates 19.15g
      Fiber 1.53g
      Sugar 10.22g
Protein 27.7g

Weight Watchers Points

FreeStyle
Smart Points:
9 pts
SmartPoints
Non-FreeStyle:
11 pts
Points
Plus:
9 pts
Original
Points:
8 pts

The eggs were not used to calculate Freestlye SmartPoints. Although this recipe uses turkey sausage, because it is sausage and not just ground turkey, there are Freestyle SmartPoints values.

Tips

To reduce the calories and fat in this recipe even more, try using an egg substitute or egg whites only.



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