Make-Ahead Breakfast Sausage Casserole

Make-Ahead Breakfast Sausage Casserole
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  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    0

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 7 cups ciabatta bread cubes (1-inch cubes)
  • 1 pound lean Italian turkey sausage (such as Jenny-O)
  • 1 bell pepper, any color, chopped
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Lowfat 2% Milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup egg substitute
  • 1 1/4 cups (5 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 bunch sliced green onions (about 3/4 cup)
  • Salsa (optional)

Instructions

PREHEAT oven to 400° F. Spray 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place bread cubes in a single layer on baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden.

HEAT large skillet over medium-high heat; add sausage and bell pepper. Cook, stirring to crumble sausage, for 6 minutes or until sausage is cooked.

COMBINE evaporated milk, eggs and egg substitute in large bowl; whisk to combine. Stir in 1 cup cheese, sausage and green onions. Add bread cubes; toss to coat. Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish. Cover tightly and refrigerate overnight.

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Remove cover from casserole dish.

BAKE for 45 to 50 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Sprinkle with remaining ¼ cup cheese right when it comes out of the oven. Serve with salsa and additional sliced green onions, if desired.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 16g 24%
  • Saturated Fat 6g 30%
  • Cholesterol 115mg 38%
  • Sodium 1030mg 43%
  • Carbohydrates 41g 14%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 25%
  • Calcium 30%
  • Iron 20%
  • Sugars 7g
  • Protein 27g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.