This Sausage, Cheese and Veggie Breakfast Casserole is made with Italian chicken sausage, broccoli, roasted peppers and mozzarella cheese.
Yield: 8 Servings
4.87 from 15 votes

Sausage, Cheese and Veggie Breakfast Casserole

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
This Sausage, Cheese and Veggie Breakfast Casserole is made with Italian chicken sausage, broccoli, roasted peppers and mozzarella cheese.

Ingredients

  • 7 oz 2 links sweet Italian chicken sausage, removed from skin
  • olive oil spray
  • 1 3/4 cups part skim mozzarella (shredded (for gf, check labels))
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped shallots
  • 5 oz sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped roasted red bell peppers (from a 12 oz jar)
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped broccoli florets
  • 8 large whole eggs
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1/4 cup fat free milk
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with oil. Place half of cheese into the baking dish.
  • Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray, cook the sausage over medium heat breaking up as it cooks until browned and cooked through. Set aside.
  • Add the oil to the skillet with the shallots and mushrooms and saute until vegetables are tender, about 5 to 6 minutes. Add the roasted peppers, broccoli and return the sausage, cook 1 minute; mix well and remove from heat. Spread evenly over
  • the cheese mixture.
  • In a large bowl combine the eggs, egg whites, milk, parmesan, salt and pepper and whisk well. Slowly pour over the vegetables in the baking dish and top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean, 32 to 35 minutes. Let stand 8 to 10 minutes before cutting into 8 pieces.

Nutrition

Serving: 1square, Calories: 230kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 19g, Fat: 13.5g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 216mg, Sodium: 496mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 2g
Freestyle Points: 4
Points +: 6