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Brunch idea Hybrid recipe Sausage and Egg Casserole Veggie Loaded, Low Carbohydrate Recipe

Sausage and Egg Casserole Veggie Loaded, Low Carbohydrate

This Sausage and Egg Casserole is a veggie-loaded, low carb protein-packed egg bake dish that is a hybrid dish. This hybrid dish works for a split table where some are vegetarians and some are meat-eaters. Perfect for brunch when entertaining guests or for a holiday dish. This recipe is great for people looking for healthy recipes that are low in carbohydrates. It is a filling dish that will satisfy hunger and keep you full for a long time.
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr
Course Breakfast or Snack, Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 12 ounces cauliflower, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds dry roasted
  • 1/3 cup onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup Chia Seeds
  • 9 eggs divided
  • 1 green pepper sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil
  • 8 ounces tofu
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil leaves, dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground marjoram
  • 8 ounces Colby Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup ground sausage, browned
  • 8 ounces mushrooms coarsely chopped

Instructions
 

  • Combine the onion, cauliflower, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, and 3 eggs (scrambled first) in a bowl and stir well. Let it sit for at least 20 minutes.
  • Combine the following in a large bowl: tofu, 6 eggs,  basil leaves, garlic salt, ground thyme, and ground marjoram and blend with an electric blender for about a minute.
  • Grease a 9x13 inch glass pan with the coconut oil in preparation for building the egg bake. The bottom layer will be the cauliflower mixture. Scoop it into the pan and flatten it down with the back of a spoon.
  • Spread chopped mushrooms over the cauliflower layer.
    Adding the mushrooms to Sausage and Egg Casserole Veggie Loaded, Low Carbohydrate Recipe
  • Sprinkle the Colby Jack cheese evenly across the dish.
    adding the cheese to the Sausage and Egg Casserole Veggie Loaded, Low Carbohydrate Recipe
  • Pour the egg/tofu mixture over the cheese. Use a spoon to spread it around and cover the cheese.
    adding the egg and tofu mixture to the Sausage and Egg Casserole Veggie Loaded, Low Carbohydrate Recipe
  • Add the sausage to HALF of the dish to make it a hybrid dish.: half with meat, half meatless
  • Top with the green pepper slices.
    Adding the green peppers and sausage to the Sausage and Egg Casserole Veggie Loaded, Low Carbohydrate Recipe
  • Cover with foil and cook for an hour at 400°, removing the tin foil in the last 10 minutes of cooking. The dish is done with a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Optional: tasty topped with medium salsa.
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