Corn Bread Breakfast Casserole Recipe
- 1 tube (11-1/2 ounces) refrigerated corn bread twists
- 1/4 pound bulk pork sausage
- 3 eggs
- 2 tablespoons half-and-half cream
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Dash salt, optional
- 1/2 cup Mexican cheese blend or cheddar cheese
- 2 tablespoons chopped green chilies
- 1. Unroll and separate corn bread dough along perforations into 16 pieces. Using 10 or 11 pieces, line the bottom and sides of an ungreased shallow 3-cup baking dish. Flatten and press dough pieces together to seal perforations. Bake at 375° for 11-14 minutes or until golden brown.
- 2. Meanwhile, crumble sausage into skillet; cook over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain well and set aside.
- 3. In a bowl, combine the eggs, cream, pepper and salt if desired. In the same skillet, cook and stir eggs over medium heat until completely set.
- 4. In a bowl, combine the sausage , scrambled eggs, cheese and chilies. Spoon into prebaked crust. Top with remaining dough. Flatten and press together to cover top; seal edges.
- 5. Bake 18-22 minutes longer or until top is deep golden brown. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
1 serving (1 piece) equals 915 calories, 52 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 372 mg cholesterol, 1,881 mg sodium, 75 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 32 g protein.
Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.