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Mozzarella & Spinach Breakfast Casserole

Sun-dried tomatoes and sausage add lots of texture and flavor to this gooey casserole. We've even enjoyed it reheated after a night game at our local college. It's always a winner in my book. —Nancy Murphy, Mount Dora, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 4 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 cup julienned oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes with herbs, drained
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook and crumble sausage over medium heat until no longer pink, 6-8 minutes; drain. Mix hash browns and cheddar cheese. Layer an 11x7-in. baking dish with half of each of the following: hash brown mixture, sausage, spinach and tomatoes. Repeat layers; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Whisk together eggs, milk, salt and pepper; pour evenly over top.
  • Bake, covered, 35 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, until bubbly and cheese is melted, 10-15 minutes. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.
  • Make-Ahead: Refrigerate unbaked casserole, covered, several hours or overnight. To use, preheat oven to 350°. Remove casserole from refrigerator while oven heats. Bake as directed.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 342 calories, 24g fat (10g saturated fat), 150mg cholesterol, 800mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein.

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  • Mike
    Jun 17, 2020

    This was outstanding. It's now my fav breakfast casserole.