It is also good rewarmed and wrapped in a flour tortilla with a little salsa for a great breakfast treat. I also mixed all ingredients the night before so that all I had to do was pour into crust and bake. I also agree with the reviewer who used 4 cups of hash browns instead of 3. Super good and super easy. Use an electric mixer to mix eggs flour and baking powder before adding other ingredients. I only had large eggs, not jumbo, so I used nine large eggs. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into center of the casserole comes … I ended up adding a can of well- drained diced tomatoes to the sausage as well. You're making this EVERY Sunday!!!" Prepare a 10x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Makes about 18-20 and they are great for freezing for later. I did make some changes due to what I had on hand. -used leftover sliced corned beef instead of sausage This is the easiest and best egg casserole I have tried so far. And I even left out the stick of butter!!! Add butter to skillet and saute green onions and mushrooms until tender. A keeper thanks! Information is not currently available for this nutrient. Mix eggs, cottage cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, green chiles, butter, flour, bacon, and baking … The frozen hash browns hold up much better than using grated potato hash browns, probably because frozen hash browns are thicker. Next time I'll saute the onion with the sausage to ensure it is cooked and limp prior to baking. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Will make again. I used onion powder, (family preference) added a small can of sliced mushrooms, used ricotta instead of cottage cheese, and used shredded swiss cheese. I also tossed in some diced green peppers and onions with the potatoes that I shredded, and I baked the crust separately. https://www.cookincanuck.com/skinny-sausage-egg-breakfast-casserole-recipe Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Didn't change a thing except I used sharp cheddar. Eggs, cottage cheese, and Pepperjack cheese which gives them a little kick. I followed other reviewers suggestions: used refrigerated shredded potatoes ("Simply Potatoes" brand) used sharp cheddar substituted ricotta for the cottage cheese added a 4 oz. HOMEMADE SAUSAGE: 1LB GROUND BEEF, 2t GROUND GINGER, 2t GROUND SAGE, 3/4t SALT, 1/2t BLACK PEPPER, PINCH CAYENNE PEPPER. This is a definite keeper!!!!!! My sweet mother-in-law shared this recipe with me. I've made this twice already and it is delicious. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. May try with Cheddar or Jarlsburg cheese next time. HOMEMADE SAUSAGE: 1LB GROUND BEEF, 2t GROUND GINGER, 2t GROUND SAGE, 3/4t SALT, 1/2t BLACK PEPPER, PINCH CAYENNE PEPPER. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. I used cheddar cheese but you can use mozzarella or Monterey Jack too. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and continue baking until a toothpick inserted into the center of the casserole comes out clean, about 30 minutes more. YUMMY! YUM!!! can of diced green chiles & a small jar of diced pimientos for color. I assembled the entire casserole the night before and baked in the morning. Hubby enjoyed this casserole better than the bread ones. Tips for making this easy egg breakfast casserole: You can use 2% or 4% cottage cheese, I … It tastes just as amazing! -Browned the butter in the 9x13 (just put it in the pan, stuck in the oven to melt, and waited till it was brown) and then threw potatoes in, stirred and pressed in the bottom Cover and refrigerate over night. This was very good....we really enjoyed this for dinner! I halved the recipe and it worked. She's pretty reserved, so this was huge. I did add chopped green onions and diced fresh garlic. I hate cottage cheese… Followed the recipe to the T with the bacon and thought it was quite good and full of flavor. The casserole made with the cottage cheese was more moist and, in my opinion, more flavorful. Very simple. I've made this twice already and it is delicious. -Browned the butter in the 9x13 (just put it in the pan, stuck in the oven to melt, and waited till it was brown) and then threw potatoes in, stirred and pressed in the bottom Sorry to go against the great reviews this has but i cant understand how it has 5 stars. I did add some red and yellow peppers for color. I shared the original version of this egg bake a few years ago. I added the onion and some green pepper to the sausage and cooked them together. Pour over the potato mixture. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving. YUM!!! Most people won't think twice about serving basic cornbread when is on the table. That is the best part about this, add it whatever you feel like that day, the options are endless. One thing that makes this casserole and other similar casseroles so perfect for a busy weekend or holiday morning is that it is prepared the night before. A friend brought this for breakfast because my husband does low carb and this doesn't call for bread or hash browns. Everyone enjoyed this. This overnight breakfast (or brunch) casserole is full of flavor, with eggs, bread, sausage, cheese, and seasonings. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. Next, mix the eggs, cream, and cottage cheese in a large mixing bowl. Follow this recipe and it tastes great. I also lightened it a bit by using light butter & 4 whole jumbo eggs & 4 jumbo egg whites. The first time I made it, I did the following: I followed the advice of a few other reviewers and used 8 eggs instead of 6, and cooked the onion with the sausage. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. This was perfect for Christmas breakfast. Also, the second time I used ricotta cheese, and I gotta say, I liked the cottage cheese better. I think the cottage cheese is the secret to light and fluffy. I think I would also let the potato layer cook a little longer before adding the eggs. One guest kept adding black pepper to his portions so next time I'll probably add some to the mixture. I made the following changes: this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. I pre-cooked the potatoe shell in the oven the night before at 350 degrees and refrigerated it until the next morning. I keep coming back to this recipe, and every time I rate it, I lower it a star. It was a huge hit. The cheese flavor of the ricotta was more subtle than the cottage cheese, and again, the ricotta gave the casserole a spongy (almost dry) texture. Yes! Amount is based on available nutrient data. You saved Fast-and-Fabulous Egg and Cottage Cheese Casserole to your. Fold in the sausage and cheese and bake! Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into center of the casserole comes out clean. Often making an appearance at brunch gatherings and holiday parties. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). I have been looking for a breakfast casserole that I liked for a long time and I have finally found it. The fresh grated hash browns were by no means bad, but the frozen hash browns had better taste and texture. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). I added a bit of onion powder and a clove of crushed garlic to the egg mixture, as well as a bit of black pepper. Make sure to drain the fat. Used turkey sausage diced frozen onion & frozen bell pepper diced. I also tossed in some diced green peppers and onions with the potatoes that I shredded, and I baked the crust separately. I plan to make this for Christmas morning. I made this a day ahead of time. A little cheesy (might try half the amount of shredded cheese next time) - maybe it's because I used cheddar jack instead of just monterey jack? -used leftover sliced corned beef instead of sausage Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. Everyone asks for this casserole recipe when I make these baked eggs. 6 eggs any cheeses I had. The fresh grated hash browns were by no means bad, but the frozen hash browns had better taste and texture. I still have yet to figure out why people change the recipe and then give it a bad review. I also agree with the reviewer who used 4 cups of hash browns instead of 3. I make 3 or 4 at the time and keep them in the freezer to take to gatherings, feed guests, or surprise kids. I will probably use regular breakfast sausage, and add green onions and black pepper. 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