Broccoli sausage casserole
The easy broccoli sausage casserole with eggs and cheese is my go-to breakfast casserole. It’s easy to make, stores really well, and the idea of having broccoli for breakfast always gets me excited!
- 400 g sausage use low fat or chicken sausage for reduced calories
- 1 broccoli
- 5 eggs
- 1 onion
- 1 garlic clove
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- 100 g grated cheese
- 2 teaspoon olive oil
Start by preheating your oven to 210°C / 200°C fan oven / 410°F.
Finely dice garlic and onion, then add them to a frying pan along with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Allow them to saute for 4-5 minutes until the onion is soft and translucent.
Remove the casings from your sausages, and add them to the pan. Use a fork, spoon or spatula to mash and chop the sausages until they turn into ground sausage consistency.
When the sausage has cooked through, add it to a casserole dish along with small broccoli florets.
Crack the eggs into a small bowl, and whisk them together until a smooth consistency. You can optionally add some seasoning to the eggs, then pour them over the sausage and broccoli.
Use the back of a spoon or spatula to gently press the sausage and broccoli down into the casserole, and cover with grated cheese.
Bake the casserole in the oven for about 25 minutes, or until the eggs have reached a solid consistency, and the top is slightly golden.
Is this recipe allergy friendly? – Always check the nutrition labels of your ingredients to ensure that they comply with your dietary requirements. This recipe is generally gluten free, soy free and nut free.
Does broccoli and sausage casserole go with my diet? – This recipe is suitable for many diets, including weight watchers and slimming world.
Can I make a vegetarian version? – Absolutely. Omit the sausage, or substitute vegetarian sausage or diced mushrooms.
You can store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Serve the leftovers cold, or reheat them in the microwave.
You can also freeze leftovers for up to 3 months. This is a great make ahead breakfast, as it can easily be thawed and reheated when needed.
Calories: 567kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 303mg | Sodium: 1211mg | Potassium: 869mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1569IU | Vitamin C: 139mg | Calcium: 298mg | Iron: 3mg