Prep Time: 20 Mins
Cook Time: 45 Mins
Makes: 8 Servings
1 lb. Bass Farms Hot Sausage, cooked, crumbled and drained
½ cup fresh asparagus, cut into ½ inch pieces
½ cup onion, diced
1 tsp. butter or cooking spray
2 whole wheat Everything Bagels, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 ½ cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
6 whole eggs
6 egg whites
2 cups 2% milk
Salt and Pepper to taste
In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles, 5-7 minutes; drain and set aside. To sausage, add asparagus, onion, salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine.
Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with cooking spray or butter. Place bagel pieces into the bottom of the dish. Top with sausage, asparagus and onion mixture. Then sprinkle with cheese.
In a large bowl, whisk whole eggs, egg whites, milk, salt and pepper to taste. Pour over layers. Bake immediately or refrigerate, covered, overnight.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Remove casserole from refrigerator while oven heats. Bake, covered, 30 minutes, then uncovered, 15 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5-10 minutes before cutting to serve.