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Cowboy Frittata

No recipe image available.More accurately called a strata, this hearty egg, sausage and bread casserole can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound ground sausage
1/2 cup chopped peeled onion
6 large eggs
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup whipping cream
2 cups (1/2-inch pieces) French bread
2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
2 small zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1/4 cup chopped seeded green bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup sliced black olives
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C).
  2. In a large skillet crumble sausage and cook with onion until sausage is browned; drain thoroughly.
  3. In a medium bowl beat together eggs, cream cheese and cream until smooth. Stir in bread pieces, Swiss cheese, zucchini, green bell pepper, celery, black olives, salt, pepper and garlic.
  4. Transfer to sausage mixture and toss until mixed together. Pour into greased 10-inch springform pan, or 9-inch square cake pan.
  5. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes or until center is firm.

Makes 8 servings.