Spinach and Sausage Phyllo Bake

Spinach and Sausage Phyllo Bake

Company coming? Three cheeses, spinach and sausage create a delicious egg bake.

Prep Time

50

Minutes

Total Time

1:55

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

1
lb bulk pork or Italian sausage
1/2
cup thinly sliced roasted red bell peppers (from a jar)
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
5
eggs, beaten
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1
cup ricotta cheese
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
16
sheets frozen phyllo (filo) pastry (18x14 inch), thawed
1/2
cup butter, melted
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Cool slightly. Stir in roasted peppers, olives, mozzarella cheese and eggs.
  2. In medium bowl, mix Cheddar cheese, ricotta cheese and spinach.
  3. Unroll phyllo pastry; cover with plastic wrap or towel. Place 1 sheet of phyllo in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, folding to fit. Brush lightly with melted butter. Continue layering and brushing with butter 3 more sheets of phyllo.
  4. Spoon half of the sausage mixture over phyllo in baking dish. Layer and brush with butter 4 more phyllo sheets. Top with spinach mixture. Layer and brush with butter 4 more phyllo sheets. Top with remaining sausage mixture. Layer and brush with butter remaining 4 phyllo sheets. Score top of phyllo in diamond shapes.
  5. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Make a peppy egg bake using chorizo sausage for the Italian sausage and pepper Jack cheese for the mozzarella and Cheddar.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 530
    • (Calories from Fat 300),
  • Total Fat 34g
    • (Saturated Fat 17g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 215mg;
  • Sodium 750mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.