Sausage-Spinach Breakfast Bake

Brunch? Make a cheesy sausage, spinach and egg bake that's crisp on the top and like a quiche on the bottom.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 10

Filling

1
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
large onion, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1
large red bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
2
boxes (9 oz each) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained
2
cups shredded mozzarella or provolone cheese (8 oz)

Topping

5
eggs, beaten
1 1/4
cups milk
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ self-rising flour
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with shortening or cooking spray. In 12-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until browned. Remove from skillet; drain.
  • 2 In same skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add mushrooms; cook and stir 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in spinach and cooked sausage. Pour into baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat topping ingredients with wire whisk until smooth. Pour over filling in baking dish.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until topping is golden brown.

Expert Tips

A bowl of mixed fresh fruits pairs nicely with this egg bake.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
240),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
165mg
165%;
Sodium
750mg
750%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
40%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.