Sausage with Spinach and Cheese Torta

Sausage with Spinach and Cheese Torta

Sausage, Spinach & Cheese Torta is a 2013 Bisquick Family Favorites Recipe Contest award-winning recipe developed by Steve Beeson, 3rd Place, Wisconsin State Fair (Milwaukee, WI).

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
can (15 to 16 oz) cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
1 1/3
cups Original Bisquick® mix
1/3
cup Italian dressing
1/2
lb bulk Italian sausage
1
box (9 oz) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
1
tablespoon dried oregano leaves
1 1/4
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (5 oz)
6
eggs
1
cup milk
1/2
cup whipping cream
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease or spray 9-inch springform pan. In medium bowl, mash beans with potato masher until almost smooth. Stir in Bisquick mix and dressing. Spread mixture in bottom and up sides of springform pan.
  2. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 7 to 9 minutes or until no longer pink; drain. Remove from heat, and stir in spinach, tomatoes, oregano and 1 cup of the cheese; mix well. Spoon mixture over prebaked crust.
  3. In medium bowl, beat eggs, milk and cream with whisk until light. Pour over sausage mixture.
  4. Bake 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or until golden brown, center is firm, and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes. Loosen edge of torta from side of pan; remove side of pan. Cut into 6 wedges.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 540
    • (Calories from Fat 250),
  • Total Fat 28g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 230mg;
  • Sodium 850mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 47g
    • (Dietary Fiber 7g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 1 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.