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Southwest Egg White Breakfast Casserole (Meal Prep Must-Have!)

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Southwest Egg white Breakfast Casserole

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If you’re looking for an easy, high-protein meal prep breakfast, stop what you’re doing, grab these simple ingredients, and make this! Our Southwest Eggwhite Breakfast Bake is so full of flavor, offers a giant serving, and packs in a ton of protein. Plus, you can make it on Sunday and enjoy a ready-made breakfast all week!

When weeks are busy, having easy, delicious, meal-prepped breakfasts on hand are a must. Rather than skip breakfast or hit up the drive-thru, I like to whip up this simple dish and enjoy it heated up all week. The best part is that it’s totally customizable! Add more veggies, swap your protein source, or double your batch! The sky is the limit with this one.

P.s. You might also like our original Egg White Breakfast Bake!

3 Reasons Why You’ll Love This Recipe

1. It’s insanely easy to make. There are only 5 ingredients in our Southwest Egg White Breakfast Casserole and we’re pretty much taking a “dump & bake” approach here.

2. 27g of protein to start your day right. So often I have clients ask me how to hit their protein goal. My answer: start your day with a high-protein breakfast! This delicious, protein-packed egg white bake will give you 27g of nourishment right off the bat.

3. It’s ideal for meal prepping. I know meal prep can feel like a giant task, but not when you choose recipes like this that make the whole process a breeze. Whip this up, portion it out, stick it in the fridge, and enjoy it all week. You’ll be grateful that you did!

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Southwest Egg white Breakfast Casserole

Southwest Egg White Breakfast Casserole

Packed with protein, full of flavor, and so simple to meal prep, our Southwest Egg White Casserole is sure to become a breakfast favorite!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 6
Calories 263 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Spatual
  • 1 Large mixing bowl
  • 1 whisk
  • 1 8×8 baking dish

Ingredients
  

  • 16 oz. Breakfast turkey sausage I used Jennie O's
  • 16 oz. Liquid egg whites
  • 1 28 oz. can Rotel
  • 2/3 cup Mexican shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup Low-fat cottage cheese I used Good Culture
  • Cooking spray
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and spray 8×8 baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Over medium heat, spray large skillet with cooking spray, add turkey sausage, break up with a spatula, and allow to cook until no longer pink. Drain.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add ground turkey, egg whites, Rotel, shredded cheese, cottage cheese, salt, and pepper. Stir until well combined.
  • Pour ingredients into prepared baking dish. Place in oven and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until egg whites are starting to brown.
  • Run a knife around the baking dish to loosen and lift out. Slice into 6 even pieces.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-5 days. To reheat, simply microwave for 30-60 seconds. Enjoy!

Notes

Serving size is 1/6 recipe

Nutrition

Calories: 263kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 27gFat: 15gFiber: 1g
Keyword high protein
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