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Phyllo Egg Breakfast Torta

A lovely layered egg casserole features flaky phyllo, hearty sausage and colorful vegetables.

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  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 55 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
lb bulk ground Italian pork sausage
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
6
eggs
1/2
teaspoon pepper
30
sheets frozen phyllo (filo) pastry (14x9 inch), thawed
3/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
2
cups shredded Swiss cheese (8 oz)
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen spinach, thawed and drained
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove sausage to medium bowl. Reserve 1 tablespoon liquid in skillet. Reduce heat to medium. Add bell pepper and onion to skillet; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Remove from skillet; add to sausage in bowl.
  • 2 In another medium bowl, beat eggs and pepper with wire whisk. Add to skillet; cook and stir over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until eggs are set.
  • 3 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. Unroll phyllo sheets; cover with plastic wrap and damp paper towel. Place 1 phyllo sheet in baking dish; brush with melted butter. Repeat 9 times.
  • 4 Spread half of sausage mixture over phyllo. Layer and brush with butter 10 more phyllo sheets. Sprinkle evenly with cooked eggs, Swiss cheese, spinach and basil. Layer and brush with butter 5 more phyllo sheets.
  • 5 Top with remaining sausage mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Layer and brush with butter remaining 5 phyllo sheets.
  • 6 Cover tightly; refrigerate 2 to 24 hours. Heat oven to 350°F. Uncover; bake 45 to 55 minutes or until top is golden brown. If desired, garnish with additional chopped fresh basil before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Tomato pasta sauce makes a nice topping for this casserole.

Serve with a tossed fruit salad.

For a healthier version, try substituting the Italian sausage with lean turkey sausage.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
560
(
Calories from Fat
340),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
38g
38%
(Saturated Fat
20g,
20%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
255mg
255%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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