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Egg Strata

Egg Strata

When the cock crows, the cow moos and the alarm goes off, wake up and set your timer for this "egg-sceptionally" great breakfast. With a variety of delicious flavors mixed in, everyone can’t wait to get up early.

Recipe from Lori Kumar, Merchandise Manager, Wal-Mart.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons shallot, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups variety of vegetables; choose from fresh spinach, broccoli, tomato, onion, mushroom
  • 7 egg whites (if using fresh eggs, whisk egg whites with a fork until slightly frothy; otherwise use prepared egg whites)
  • 1 whole egg
  • 6 ounces turkey or chicken sausage, skin removed
  • 1 cup non-fat milk
  • 3 ounces low-fat cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon herbs (oregano, dill, thyme, basil)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 slices whole-grain bread, cubed

Preparation

  • Prepare sausage according to package directions. Set aside to cool.
  • Sauté shallot in olive oil and herbs for 1 minute.
  • Add vegetables, beginning with onion and broccoli, and ending with mushrooms, tomatoes and spinach.
  • Meanwhile, whisk together egg whites, egg and milk.
  • Process sausage until crumbled in food processor.
  • In a glass baking dish coated with cooking spray, cover bottom with bread cubes.
  • Crumble sausage, and then add veggies.
  • Pour egg and milk mixture over top. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • In morning, uncover and bake at 350 degrees for approximately 45 minutes, or until browned and baked through.

This recipe yields 6 servings.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 169 calories
  • 17 g protein
  • 7 g carbohydrates
  • 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat)

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