Southwest Breakfast Bake


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 216.6
  • Total Fat: 12.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 97.2 mg
  • Sodium: 394.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 12.6 g

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Submitted by: OLDER03


Awaken your tastebuds with this easy breakfast that can be assembled the night before. Awaken your tastebuds with this easy breakfast that can be assembled the night before.
Number of Servings: 6


    1. 1/2 Lb Jimmy Dean Roll low-fat Sausage
    2. 6 eggs, separated** NOTE: Use only 2 egg yolks, 6 egg whites--can use Egg Beaters
    3. 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese (can use low fat cheese)
    4. ½ chopped onion, sauté
    5. 1 T. milk
    6. 1/2 cup canned chopped green chiles
    7. 2 cups hash browns
    8. Fresh ground pepper, cayenne


Sauté onions in a large skillet sprayed with Pam.
Set aside.
Sauté sausage.
Drain on paper towel.

Separate eggs, using only 2 egg yolks for this dish.
Beat eggs.
Add cheese, pepper, cayenne and chiles.
Spray 9 X 9 baking dish.
Line baking dish with hash browns and microwave 2 minutes while you cook sausage. Put onions over potatoes, crumble sausage over that, then pour egg mixture over the hash browns, onions, and sausage.

Bake aat 375 degrees F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until egg mixture is firm. Serve hot.

Can be served with salsa and/or extra cheese.

Makes 6 generous servings in about a 3 X 4 1/2" rectangle.

NOTE: The calorie and fat count will be less because I couldn't find Jimmy Dean low-fat sausage on our food calculator. (About 40 calories less per serving than regular pork sausage.)

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user OLDER03.


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    This was very good. I substituted turkey sausage and used southwest style hashbrowns. - 5/8/08

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  • This was a great breakfast and all my boys asked for more - next time I'm going to have to double it to satisfy their appetites. We also added cilantro with the onions - very yummy! - 6/7/08

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  • sounds good, I think I'll replace the sausage with turkey sausage, just add sage with it. - 6/3/08

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  • I'm going to try this. I made a similar version before that was not waist friendly - 5/30/08

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  • This sound yummy. I'm sure you could use turkey sausage to make it even healthier. - 5/7/08

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  • With regular cheese and eggs instead of egg beaters, is the calorie count correct? - 5/6/08

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  • This was a great recipe! It didn't taste like "healthy" food at all, so my hubby even liked it! I am going to share this one with my in-laws - they love breakfast casserole! - 5/4/08

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  • Even my kids liked this...and they are very fussy eaters!!! Thanks for the great recipe. - 4/27/08

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  • I'm impressed with the relatively low sodium for this! Will definitely make and freeze portions for those days when I'm craving sausage. :) - 4/26/08

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  • Yum Yum! Great with my guests - 4/25/08

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  • this is great for quick breakfast i made up and put into single serve containers and froze for workday breakfast - 4/24/08

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