This sausage, vegetable, and cheese breakfast casserole recipe takes brunch to a tasty level. Cayenne pepper and nutmeg combine to add a zesty, nutty flavor to the egg mixture.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
8 mins
bake:
40 mins
total:
1 hr 3 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat an 11 x 7-inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.

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  • Whisk together the milk, eggs, egg whites, salt, and cayenne and nutmeg in a large bowl. Add the bread and toss to combine. Let stand 5 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed.

  • Meanwhile, cook the sausage, onion, bell pepper, and garlic in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, over medium-high heat, stirring often, 6 to 8 minutes or until sausage is cooked and vegetables are softened.

  • Stir the sausage mixture, the spinach, and 1/2 cup of the cheese into the bread mixture. Spoon into prepared baking dish. Bake 30 minutes. Remove from oven and top with the remaining 1/2 cup of cheese. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until cheese melts.

Nutrition Facts

299 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 136mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 32g; insoluble fiber 4g; protein 21g; sodium 588mg.
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