Hearty, Hassle-Free Breakfast Recipe: Sausage Frittata

Get out of your morning rut and put some spring in your step by livening up your breakfast.  A warm, hearty breakfast can give you a satisfying start to the day and it doesn’t have to be hard to make.  

Even on hectic mornings, families can enjoy a delicious, home-cooked meal without a lot of mess and hassle by using fully pre-cooked primary ingredients, such as Jimmy Dean’s Hearty Sausage Crumbles.  Packaged in a re-sealable zipper pouch and kept in the fridge, this convenient pantry essential is ready in minutes and helps you put together a delicious and satisfying breakfast that’s packed with protein for yourself or the whole family in no time.

Here is an easy breakfast frittata recipe you’re sure to enjoy; add whole grain bagels with low-fat cream cheese and fresh fruit, and you have a satisfying way to start everyone’s day!

Hearty, Hassle-Free Breakfast Recipe: Sausage Frittata →

Sausage Frittata

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. Jimmy Dean Original Hearty Pork Sausage Crumbles
  • 2 cups cubed, cooked red potatoes (about 2 medium)
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

Preparation

  1. Cook sausage in large nonstick skillet over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes or until hot. Stir in potatoes.
  2. Beat eggs, cheese, salt and pepper in large bowl with wire whisk. Pour over sausage mixture.
  3. Cook over medium-high heat 2 minutes, occasionally lifting edge with spatula and tilting skillet to allow uncooked egg to flow underneath. (Do not stir.)
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Cook 14 to 17 minutes or until eggs are set.
  5. Top with tomato and onions. Cut into 8 wedges to serve.

Serves
Makes 8 servings (1 wedge each)

Bonus!

These breakfast ideas from JimmyDean.com are quick, delicious options for the entire family:

Sausage and Egg Omelet: Cook eggs with Monterey jack cheese, Hearty Original Sausage Crumbles and salsa. Serve with fresh melon slices and low fat milk.

Breakfast Pizza: Top a whole-wheat English muffin with Hearty Turkey Sausage Crumbles, scrambled eggs, desired vegetables and low fat mozzarella cheese. Bake at 425°F until cheese is melted. Make it a complete breakfast by adding a glass of your favorite fruit juice.

Breakfast Bruschetta: For a savory breakfast, top toasted Italian bread slices with tomato slices and Hearty Original Sausage Crumbles. Sprinkle with dried basil and shredded Parmesan cheese. Bake until cheese is melted. Enjoy alongside a mixed fruit salad.

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Burritos: Wrap eggs, peppers and Hearty Original Sausage Crumbles in a flour tortilla for a delicious breakfast you can enjoy at home or on the go.

Visit JimmyDean.com for more information, recipes, coupons and hearty breakfast ideas.

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Hello, my name is Lisa Simony, aka MomStar, a Grand Forks, North Dakota, blogger and mother of three! I suppose I'm just another mom, surfing the stars of family, health, money and travel (when we can get away with it!) ... oh, and food (mmm, food)! I also blog at my siteThe Mama Lisa, www.themamalisa.com
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