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Egg Casserole

Sausage, Sun Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Breakfast Casserole

This breakfast casserole uses a bit more unusual ingredients (sun-dried tomatoes and mozzarella) for an egg casserole, but it works! I am always asked for the recipe!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole, eggs
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
resting time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12
Calories 280 kcal
Author Cindy Hopper

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sausage
  • 1/2 cup onions finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves pressed or minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt optional

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish. Place sun dried tomatoes (found in a package in the produce section) in a bowl of water until soft --about 15 minutes. Brown sausage in medium  skillet over medium heat until brown and cooked through, breaking up with back of fork into small pieces, DRAIN WELL. Add onions and garlic and sauté until onions are tender. Add sun-dried tomatoes and cook another stir 1 minute. Spread sausage mixture in prepared dish. Cover with 2 cups mozzarella cheese. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)

Whisk eggs and half & half in a bowl to blend well. Pour egg mixture over sausage mixture in dish. If making ahead place egg and cream mixture in a separate container and pour over sausage mixture before baking. Bake until top of casserole is golden brown and knife inserted into center comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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Nutrition Facts
Sausage, Sun Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Breakfast Casserole
Amount Per Serving (12 g)
Calories 280 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 166mg55%
Sodium 524mg23%
Potassium 367mg10%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 495IU10%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 164mg16%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.