Turkey Sausage & Pepper Breakfast Casserole
Prepare this delicious brunch casserole the night before and all you have to do in the morning is pop it in the oven! This tasty casserole is made with eggs, lean turkey sausage and two types of peppers!
butter-flavored cooking spray
½ (12-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Breakfast Sausage Patties
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 tablespoon freshly minced garlic
3 slices whole wheat sourdough bread, cut into 1-inch pieces
6 ounces shredded low-fat Cheddar cheese
½ cup finely chopped hot cherry peppers
2¾ cups egg substitute
STEP 1: Mist casserole dish with cooking spray and set aside.
STEP 2: Place skillet over medium-high heat. Mist with cooking spray. Add six turkey sausage patties. Cook the turkey sausage patties as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Chop sausage into pieces and transfer to a small bowl.
STEP 3: Turn heat to medium. Re-spray pan and add green pepper. Cook for four minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and continue cooking for one to two minutes or until peppers are tender.
STEP 4: Arrange half the bread pieces in bottom of prepared casserole. Top bread with half of the cheese, bell pepper mixture, sausage and cherry peppers. Repeat layering. Pour egg substitute evenly over top. Cover and refrigerate for four hours or overnight.
STEP 5: Heat oven to 375°F. Bake 45 minutes or until set.
Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.Learn how to safely handle turkey.