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Sausage Egg Casserole


"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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9 h 40 m servings 408 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  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.


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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 408 calories; 28.7 g fat; 12.4 g carbohydrates; 25.2 g protein; 224 mg cholesterol; 1095 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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This recipe was great. I made it for Easter breakfast and it was a big hit! I did change the recipe a little...used 12 eggs, 1 lb. of sage sausage, and I chopped up 1 large green bell pepper and...

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This was pretty bland, I did not care for it at all. My family ate it without any comment, they usually let me know when they like something. The texture was weird, and I even left out the flour...

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This recipe was great. I made it for Easter breakfast and it was a big hit! I did change the recipe a little...used 12 eggs, 1 lb. of sage sausage, and I chopped up 1 large green bell pepper and...

My priority was trying to find a "do-ahead" egg recipe, the night before--that DIDN'T have bread in it (as my other entree dish was eggnog french toast w/ cranberries and apples...we Certainly d...

This is insanely good. didn't make it low fat, but would try cause I can imagine it would still be good. used whole 16 oz. ground breakfast sausage. had to replace 1 can of jalapenos for 1 ca...

This is a wonderful recipe. I have done it with and without the flour mixture and I personally preferred it without the flour. You can also put these in a muffin tin for individual servings, j...

This is a great make ahead breakfast casserole. I cut the recipe in half. If you do this make sure you use a large enough dish so it will cook within the 40 - 50 minutes. The first time I mad...

This egg casserole is absolutely delicious and easy to prepare. I have made it twice. The taste reminds me of a light and fluffy souffle. I omitted the peppers, because my family does not lik...

Periodically Hubby and I like this type of thing for dinner, so I pretty much divided this recipe by 4 to make 2 good size servings. It was SUPER GOOD, even though I could only refrigerate it f...

I fixed this for a football tailgate party and everyone loved it. The cottage cheese gives it a moist texture.

Very simple to make and really tasty. Was extra popular since it wasn't all bread. Was very cheesy, may cut back next time.