VEGGIE BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

veggie-breakfast-casserole-mainWhile this dish includes protein from the eggs, fat from the cooking fat and eggs, and plenty of veggies, feel free to add sausage or bacon to the casserole, or serve on the side. You can opt to serve with a refreshing side of fruit salad, too!

VEGGIE BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

Ingredients

  • 2 russet or sweet potatoes, shredded;
  • 1 onion, diced;
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced;
  • 1 bell pepper, diced;
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced;
  • 1 cup fresh spinach;
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, diced;
  • 12 eggs;
  • Cooking fat;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Preparation
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Melt cooking fat in a skillet. Add the shredded potatoes and saute over medium-high heat for about 3 minutes.
Cover and cook over medium-low heat for another 3 minutes, then place in a layer at the bottom of baking dish.
Add more cooking fat to the skillet; cook the onion and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes.
Add the bell pepper and sliced mushrooms; cook until soft, 4 to 5 minutes.
Add in the fresh spinach and tomatoes during the last 2 minutes.
Remove from heat and place the veggies on top of the shredded potatoes.
In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and season to taste.
Pour the egg mixture over the vegetable-filled baking dish, then place in the oven.
Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.

Veggie Breakfast Casserole

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