Artichoke hearts, lean ground turkey, feta cheese, spinach mixed with fresh herbs & spices- this protein-packed breakfast casserole is the perfect start to your day!
You’ll love this recipe even more once you realize it’s prepared the night before, freeing up much needed time in your morning routine + making breakfast a breeze!
And if that wasn’t enough- know that this recipe packs a whopping 23.5 grams of protein per serving! With only 9 grams of carbs and 9 grams fat. The entire serving totals out to be only 220 calories!
You truly will be in awe of how big, filling & hearty each serving is!
Make your morning run even more smoothly when you prepare enough of this casserole to last you all week. Just cook one casserole at the beginning of the week in a 9 x 13 dish. Divide and refrigerate. Reheat as needed throughout the week for a tasty and stress-free breakfast (and most importantly healthy!).
Artichoke, Spinach and Cheese Breakfast Casserole (High-Protein)
Serves: 8 | Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes
Per serving: 220 calories. 9 g Carbs. 23.5 g Protein. 9 g Fat.
- 1- 10 oz pkg frozen spinach
- 1 can (15 oz.) artichoke hearts
- 1 medium red pepper, diced
- 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
- 2-3 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 16 oz lean ground turkey sausage, browned
- 4 eggs
- 8 egg whites
- 1/2 cup skim milk
- 1/2 cup feta cheese
- 2 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated
- salt + pepper, to taste
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray 9 X 13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. In a medium bowl, combine spinach, artichokes, red pepper, green onions + cilantro.
- Cook turkey sausage on stove top until evenly brown.
- In separate bowl, mix eggs, egg whites, milk, parmesan + feta cheese. Add salt + pepper to taste.
- Evenly spread cooked turkey sausage in 9 X 13 baking dish. Add mixed vegetables. Top entire casserole dish with egg + cheese mixture.
- Bake approximately 30 minutes in oven or until cooked-through.
- Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
- Top however you please! I like to add a little spicy mustard on top to really tickle my taste buds.
- Add a side of turkey bacon to amp up the protein count even more!
- If you’re looking to add a little more fat to the recipe, swap some of the egg whites for whole eggs!
I’d love to share your experience with this recipe in the comments below.
Here to support YOU! XO- Britney (ms.fit.farmer)
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