Egg casserole is a popular weekend breakfast casserole or brunch casserole recipe, and this vegetarian egg casserole recipe means that even vegetarians can enjoy this classic American breakfast casserole dish! This vegetarian egg casserole recipe uses vegetarian sausage substitute for a healthier egg casserole. Look for sausage substitute in the refrigerator section of your grocery store or natural food store. Vegetarian Egg Buffet Casserole recipe and photo courtesy of Lightlife Foods
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- 1 14 ounce package Gimme Lean Sausage
- 6 eggs or egg substitute
- 1 tbsp onion, chopped
- 1 1/2 cups milk, soy milk or rice milk
- 1/2 to 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese or soy cheese
- approximately 4 slices whole grain bread
- 1 tbsp cooking oil or spray
In a skillet, sautee Gimme Lean Sausage
and onions in cooking oil or spray for about 5 minutes, until lightly browned. Layer sausage in the bottom of a 9"x 9" pan. Cut bread slices into 1 inch strips and layer them across the sausage.
In a small bowl beat the eggs and milk. Pour egg mixture evenly over the bread slices. Sprinkle with shredded cheese.
Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Bake uncovered in a 350 degree oven for 35 to 45 minutes until golden on top.
Per serving: Fat-11g, Fiber-2g, Sodium-640mg, Carbohydrates-21g, Protein-21g (soy protein 8g), Calories-270.
See also: Are eggs vegetarian?