You are here: Home » Recipes » Italian Brunch Casserole Italian Brunch Casserole Recipe by American Profile Yield 10 servings Italian turkey sausage and part-skim mozzarella help lower the fat content of this traditional sausage casserole. High Cotton Food Styling & Photography PrintEmail Ingredients 1 1/4 pounds mild or hot Italian turkey sausage, casings removed1 large green bell pepper, finely chopped1 medium onion, finely chopped2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms2 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon dried oregano2 (14-ounce) cans diced no-salt-added tomatoes with garlic, basil and oregano, drained3 cups fat-free seasoned croutons5 egg whites2 eggs1 1/2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk1/4 teaspoon black pepper2 cups shredded part skim, low-fat mozzarella cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a 13 x 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Crumble sausage and place in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook until no longer pink, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium. Add bell pepper and onion; cook until onion is translucent, about 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Add mushrooms, garlic and oregano; cook until mushrooms are tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Add tomatoes; cook 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in croutons; mix well. Spread sausage mixture in pan. Combine egg whites, eggs, milk and black pepper. Whisk until well blended and pour evenly over sausage mixture. Sprinkle evenly with cheese. Loosely cover with foil and bake 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake 10 minutes, or until top is golden brown. Serves 10. — Carol Ann McClelland, Somers, Conn.