Egg Strata

Recipe from Lori Kumar, Merchandise Manager, Wal-Mart


Egg Strata

Wake up and set your alrm for this "egg-sceptionally" great breakfast. With a variety of delicious flavors mixed in, everyone can’t wait to get up early.

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

  1. Prepare sausage according to package directions. Set aside to cool.
  2. Sauté shallot in olive oil and herbs for 1 minute.
  3. Add vegetables, beginning with onion and broccoli, and ending with mushrooms, tomatoes and spinach.
  4. Meanwhile, whisk together egg whites, egg and milk.
  5. Process sausage until crumbled in food processor.
  6. In a glass baking dish coated with cooking spray, cover bottom with bread cubes.
  7. Crumble sausage, and then add veggies.
  8. Pour egg and milk mixture over top. Sprinkle with cheese.
  9. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  10. 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)