Meatless Sausage Egg Bake

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”25 min” cook_time=”35 min” serves=”8″ details=”” ] Vegetarian breakfast patties create a satisfying casserole that doesn’t pack on pounds.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”25 min” cook_time=”35 min” serves=”8″ details=”” ]

Vegetarian breakfast patties create a satisfying casserole that doesn’t pack on pounds.

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  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 12 egg whites
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed

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[ingredients-right]

  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 package (8 ounces) frozen vegetarian breakfast sausage patties, thawed and crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”60 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a small nonstick skillet, sauté onion and peppers in oil until tender. In a large bowl, beat the egg whites, eggs and milk. Stir in hash browns, cheese, crumbled sausage, salt, pepper and onion mixture. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350°F for 35-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

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[nutrition-info calories=”246″ calories_fat=”” fat=”11g” sat_fat=”3g” choles=”170mg” sodium=”733mg” carbs=”19g” sugars=”” protein=”22g” fiber=”4g”]

Diabetic exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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