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Cheesy Sausage Hash Brown Casserole

Cheesy Sausage Hash Brown Casserole is a healthy, easy, and delicious casserole that's perfect for breakfast and meal prep!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6
Author Star | the skinnyish dish

Ingredients

  • 8 oz lean turkey breakfast sausage, raw I use the 'Jennie O' brand
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 4-5 cups fresh spinach torn into small pieces (i prefer the stems removed, but it's up to you)
  • 5 cups hashbrowns, refrigerated I use the 'Simply Potatoes' brand
  • ¾ cup low fat cottage cheese
  • ½ cup Reduced fat shredded Cheddar
  • ½ cup reduced fat shredded mozzarella
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 2- ½ cups liquid Egg Whites
  • 1-2 tsp Lawry's Seasoned Salt to tast
  • ¼ tsp pepper or to taste
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9x13 casserole dish with cooking spray.

  2. In a large skillet break up turkey sausage and add diced onions. Continue to cook until meat is browned and onions are softened. Add the spinach and cook just until slightly wilted.  Remove from pan and set aside. 

  3. Spray the same pan with cooking spray and add the hash browns to skillet and cook for a few minutes. Season with seasoned salt and pepper to taste. 

  4. In a large bowl add sausage, spinach, cottage cheese, parmesan cheese, and hash browns.  Stir well until combined. 

  5. In the casserole dish add the hash brown and sausage mix. Pour egg whites on top evenly. Top it off with the shredded mozzarella and sharp cheddar. Bake for 40-45 minutes. Let sit for a few minutes, cut into six servings, then serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Serving size: 1/6 of casserole

WW Green Plan: 7 Points | WW Blue Plan: 7 Points | WW Purple Plan: 5 Points

300 calories, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 3.8g, Carbohydrates: 23g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 1g, Protein: 30g 

 

*If doing the WW Blue/Purple Plan you can use 9-10 large eggs in place of egg whites.