Sausage Egg Casserole

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Assemble the ingredients the night before, and bake this casserole in the morning. Stand back and wait for the compliments. I've made it with fat free cottage cheese, egg substitute, and reduced fat sausage; the taste is still wonderful!

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
9 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • ¾ pound ground pork sausage

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 4 green onions, chopped

  • ½ pound fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • 10 eggs, beaten

  • 1 (16 ounce) container low-fat cottage cheese

  • 1 pound Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

  • 2 (4 ounce) cans diced green chile peppers, drained

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • cup butter, melted

Directions

  1. Place sausage in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain, and set aside. Melt butter in skillet, and cook and stir the green onions and mushrooms until tender.

  2. In a large bowl, mix the eggs, cottage cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, and chiles. Stir in the sausage, green onions, and mushrooms. Cover, and refrigerate overnight.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.

  4. In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Blend in the melted butter. Stir the flour mixture into the egg mixture. Pour into the prepared baking dish.

  5. Bake 40 to 50 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly brown. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

    Sausage Egg Casserole
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

408 Calories
29g Fat
12g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 408
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 224mg 75%
Sodium 1096mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 15mg 74%
Calcium 362mg 28%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 315mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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