Thursday, December 10, 2009

brunch bake

Sorry it's been a while since I've posted a recipe! Life has been crazy, what with birthdays, Christmas celebrations, and preparing for travel. Every time I do sit down, I write Christmas cards instead of playing with my blog. But, I'm least for now.

This recipe is a great, easy recipe for a weekend breakfast or brunch. It's pretty, incredibly filling, and a quick fix. It's also low fat!

First, arrange 8 oz. of refrigerated biscuits in a baking dish that's been sprayed with cooking spray. I used Grand's Reduced Fat Buttermilk Biscuits. If you need it to be completely dairy free, you can use homemade biscuits or probably even just cubes of white bread (I haven't tried it, but I'm sure it can be done).

Then, mix together the following ingredients: 24 oz. egg substitute, chopped cooked turkey bacon (the recipe calls for about 7 oz., but I used much, much more), 1 cup of shredded reduced-fat (or soy) cheddar cheese, 1 cup of shredded reduced-fat (or soy) mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup of chopped fresh mushrooms, 1/2 cup of finely chopped onion, and 1/4 t. pepper.

Pour the mixture over the top of the biscuits.

Colorful, isn't it! Then, just bake it, uncovered, at 350 for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. It's beautiful and delectably delicious!!!

Brunch Bake

8 oz. refrigerated or homemade biscuits
24 oz. egg substitute
7 oz. cooked turkey bacon, chopped
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded reduced-fat (or soy) cheddar cheese
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded reduced-fat (or soy) mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 t. pepper

Arrange biscuits in a 13"x9"x2" baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; pour over biscuits. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Serves 12.

Nutrition (see note below): 212 cal, 11g fat, 4g saturated fat, 1g trans fat, 24mg cholesterol, 781mg sodium, 10g carbs, 0g fiber, 2g sugar, 18g protein, 5% vit A, 1% vit C, 15% calcium, 12% iron.

Note on nutrition - these numbers were calculated using regular refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (not reduced fat) and reduced-fat mozzarella and cheddar cheeses.

Linked up with This Week's Cravings: Christmas Morning Breakfast and Brunch!


  1. Wow, that recipe's ingredients are almost all favorite food items of mine! How can it go wrong? Looks delicious! :-)


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