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Recipe of the Month

MARCH 2018

Festive spring BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium white onion, peeled and diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, cored and diced
  • 5 egg whites
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup Almond milk
  • 2 T Avocado Oil
  • 3 sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups crumbled goat cheese
  • Green onions
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS:

  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • Add the ground turkey to a medium pan and cook over medium-high heat until browned with avocado oil.
  • Place ground turkey aside. Add the onion, peppers and sweet potato to the pan, and sauté for 5 minutes with avocado oil, ground pepper and Italian seasoning until cooked. Add the garlic and sauté for 2 more minutes.
  • Pour the vegetables into the mixing bowl with the ground turkey.
  • Add 1 1/2 cups goat cheese to the mixing bowl with the ground turkey and veggies. Stir to combine.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk and more black pepper until combined.
  • Add both mixtures together and pour the combined mixture into an 11×7-inch or a 9×9-inch ceramic baking dish and top with the remaining 1/2 cup of goat cheese.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes. Then remove the aluminum foil and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes until the potatoes in the center are cooked through
  • Sprinkle with green onions and serve.

Per serving (1/2 cup): 160 calories; 3g fat; 1 g saturated fat, 21 g carbohydrates; 2 g total sugars; 3g fiber; 12 protein; 312mg sodium

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