Thursday, March 27, 2014
Savory Vegetarian Chicken or Vegetarian Ground Sausage, Bread Pudding
This is a great Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole.
2 TBS Olive Oil
1/4 C chopped Scallions
1/2 chopped Red Bell Pepper
1/2 C diced Zucchini
1 C Quorn Chik'n Tenders or (1 package of pre cooked- Gimme Lean Vegetarian Fresh Ground Sausage)
1/2 C canned Artichoke Hearts, drained
Sea Salt and Fresh Ground Black Pepper to taste
a pinch of Nutmeg
2 C fresh Baby Spinach Leaves
2 Eggs, beaten
2 C Heavy Cream
4 C 1/2" cubes of Day Old French Baguette Bread
1 C shredded Gruyere Cheese
2 TBS Fresh Chopped Rosemary
In a skillet, heat Oil on Medium - High Heat:
Saute 3 minutes
Chick'n Tenders or Sausage
Season with Salt, Pepper and Nutmeg
Saute for 2 more minutes
Fold in Spinach Leaves and cook just until wilted.
Remove from heat.
In a large mixing bowl:
Toss gently with a wooden spoon or hands
Let stand for 5 minutes so bread soaks up the liquid.
Fold in Chik'n or Sausage / vegetable Mixture
Fold in Cheese
Spray a 9"X9" baking dish with a Vegetable Cooking Spray.
Pour in the Pudding.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 - 50 minutes, until golden brown.
Peace in the Kitchen!