Monday, January 13, 2014

Italian Breakfast Casserole

What You'll Need:
13 x 9 glass pan, sprayed with Pam cooking spray
1 loaf Italian bread, cubed
1 pound Italian sausage (pork, turkey or chicken)
2 cups roasted red peppers, cut into 1" strips
8 green onions, chopped
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
6 eggs (or Egg Beaters)
1 ½ cup non-fat milk
1 tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
How To Prepare:
Spray 13 x 9 pan with Pam cooking spray and set aside. Brown sausage in frying pan. Drain fat and pat sausage with paper towel to remove excess grease. Sauté red peppers and green onion until onions are soft. Cover bottom of pan with layer of bread cubes, sausage, red peppers, green onion, and cheese. Repeat until you're out of ingredients. End with layer of cheese.
In a bowl, mix together eggs, milk, salt and pepper. Pour over top of layered casserole. Cover and refrigerate overnight. In the morning, preheat oven to 325 degrees. Bake for one hour.
Serve with coffee and fresh fruit. Serves 8.