One-Dish Sausage Brunch
Contributed by: News Canada
The quick and easy family holiday brunch menu
(NC) - Holiday time should mean more time spent with family and friends. Let Ontario Pork save you time in the kitchen during the holiday seasons with this delicious one-dish meal. No one needs to know that it's nutritious and contains all four food groups from Canada's Food Guide!
Cooking Time: 1 hour - Preparation Time: 20 minutes
- 1 lb Pork breakfast sausages (500 g)
- 1 leek, cleaned, chopped
- 4 slices whole-wheat bread, cubed
- 1 pkg frozen chopped spinach, thawed (300 g)
- 4 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 1/2 cups milk (375 mL)
- 1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese (125 mL)
In large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, combine sausage meat and leeks. Cook about 7 minutes, breaking up meat as it cooks, until browned. Place bread cubes in lightly greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Spoon sausage meat, leek and drained spinach evenly over bread.
In bowl, combine egg, milk and cheese; pour over sausage. With a large spoon mix all ingredients well, until egg is thoroughly soaked into the bread. Cover pan with foil and bake in 350 F oven 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake 5 minutes longer.
Serve with fresh fruit or a green salad.
Serving Size: Makes 6 Servings