Turkey and Egg Brunch Bake

Serve 12 a special morning entrée with ease. Featuring a colorful, fresh tomato topping, this casserole is made the night before.

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 10 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

Egg Bake

1 1/4
lb bulk Italian-seasoned lean ground turkey
5
cups frozen country-style shredded hash-brown potatoes (from 30-oz bag)
1/2
cup sliced green onions (8 medium)
2
jars (4.5 oz each) Green Giant™ sliced mushrooms, drained
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
3
cups shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (12 oz)
8
eggs
1 1/2
cups fat-free (skim) milk
1/2
teaspoon salt

Topping

1
clove garlic, minced
6
medium Italian plum tomatoes, chopped (about 2 cups)
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves

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Steps

  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish and 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. In skillet, cook ground turkey over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until no longer pink. Remove turkey from skillet; drain on paper towels.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix potatoes, onions, mushrooms, olives, 1 tablespoon basil and 2 cups of the cheese. Stir in turkey; spoon evenly into baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat eggs. Stir in milk and 1/2 teaspoon salt; pour over potato mixture in baking dish. Cut sheet of foil large enough to cover baking dish; spray with cooking spray. Cover baking dish with foil, sprayed side down. Refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  • 4 When ready to bake, heat oven to 350°F. Bake covered 45 minutes. Uncover; bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or until center is set. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  • 5 Meanwhile, spray 8-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add garlic; cook and stir over medium heat 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes are tender. Stir in 2 tablespoons basil.
  • 6 To serve, cut egg bake into squares; serve with warm topping.
  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish and 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. In skillet, cook ground turkey over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until no longer pink. Remove turkey from skillet; drain on paper towels.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix potatoes, onions, mushrooms, olives, 1 tablespoon basil and 2 cups of the cheese. Stir in turkey; spoon evenly into baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat eggs. Stir in milk and 1/2 teaspoon salt; pour over potato mixture in baking dish. Cut sheet of foil large enough to cover baking dish; spray with cooking spray. Cover baking dish with foil, sprayed side down. Refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  • 4 When ready to bake, heat oven to 350°F. Bake covered 45 minutes. Uncover; bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or until center is set. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  • 5 Meanwhile, spray 8-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add garlic; cook and stir over medium heat 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes are tender. Stir in 2 tablespoons basil.
  • 6 To serve, cut egg bake into squares; serve with warm topping.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To save 15 grams of fat and 80 calories per serving: •Substitute bulk seasoned lean ground turkey for bulk pork sausage. •Use reduced-fat Cheddar in place of regular cheese. •Replace 2% milk with skim milk.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/12 of Recipe
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
180mg
180%;
Sodium
840mg
840%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
14%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
28%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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