Tuesday, February 1, 2011

KITCHEN KREATIONS: Sausage, Potato, and Spinach Breakfast Frittata



View from our front porch...









Welcome to Snowmageddon 2011... Weather forecast is predicting up to 22 inches!!!


View from our balcony...








The hubby and I are snowed in today. The forecast is predicting up to 22 inches of snow by noon tomorrow. Looks like I may get to have two days at home with my honey bunny. Yippee!!!
LOL!
So, in honor of our snow day together, we are making breakfast. I thought I would try making a frittata. I couldn't find a recipe that I liked, so hey, I made up my own. Let me know if you decide to make it and tell me what you think.


INGREDIENTS

8 eggs
1/2 pound breakfast sausage
1 frozen bag onions and bell peppers (as much as you like, to taste)
frozen breakfast potatoes
2 cups shredded cheese (divided)
10 oz can of cream of mushroom soup
10 oz amount of skim milk (use empty soup can to measure)
1/2 bag frozen chopped spinach
1 Tbsp olive oil
Pam butter flavored cooking spray

Seasonings (your preference-to taste)
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder

DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Heat cooking oil in skillet and saute onions and bell peppers until tender.
  3. Add breakfast sausage to skillet and cook until browned.
  4. Drain grease from sausage and onion mixture and remove from heat.
  5. Microwave spinach in container with 1-2 Tbsp water covered with saran wrap for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Drain spinach well.
  7. Mix eggs, cream of mushroom, and milk and whisk until combined.
  8. Add seasonings to egg mixture if desired.
  9. Add 3/4 cup of shredded cheese and mix well.
  10. Spray casserole dish with Pam cooking spray.
  11. Layer bottom of casserole dish with frozen breakfast potatoes.
  12. Mix spinach with sausage mixture.
  13. Layer spinach and sausage mixture over potatoes.
  14. Pour egg and cheese mixture into casserole dish.
  15. Bake in oven for 40-50 minutes or until casserole gets firm and inserted fork comes out clean.
  16. Remove from oven.
  17. Spread remaining 1/4 cup cheese over casserole, cover and let sit for 5 minutes.
  18. Serve and enjoy.

2 comments:

Sandra said...

Your back yard looks like mine. We got 14" and that's waaay to much. Your fritatta looks perfect on a day like today. Great job!

KeshaB623 said...

@Sandra Thanks! It came out great.

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