Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 50 mins

From Linda Larsen, Your Guide to Busy Cooks@about.com. Make this excellent breakfast casserole recipe the night before you want to serve it, or freeze for longer storage. It bakes up crisp, brown, savory and delicious in 50-60 minutes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Sauté red pepper, onion and mushrooms until tender.
  2. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, brown sausage until cooked through and no longer pink.
  4. Drain and return mushroom mixture to skillet.
  5. In a medium bowl, beat eggs well.
  6. Stir into the mushroom/sausage mixture; cook and stir over medium heat until eggs are set, about 5-6 minutes.
  7. Add Monterey Jack cheese; remove from heat and let cool for 20-30 minutes.
  8. In another medium bowl, combine broccoli, ricotta cheese and parsley.
  9. NOTE:.
  10. If you're going to freeze this dish, do not thaw the broccoli.
  11. Unroll phyllo sheets and cover with plastic wrap and damp paper towel.
  12. Place 1 sheet in a 13x9-inch glass baking dish, folding to fit.
  13. Brush with melted butter.
  14. Add four additional phyllo sheets, brushing each with butter.
  15. Spread half of mushroom/sausage mixture over dough.
  16. Layer and brush with butter five more sheets phyllo dough.
  17. Spread with all of broccoli/ricotta mixture.
  18. Layer and brush with butter five more sheets phyllo dough.
  19. Top with remaining mushroom/sausage mixture.
  20. Layer remaining five phyllo sheets on top, brushing each with butter.
  21. Score top of phyllo dough in a diamond shape.
  22. Cover tightly and refrigerate for 2 to 24 hours or wrap well, and freeze up to 3 months.
  23. IF REFRIGERATED, uncover and bake at 350ºF for 50 to 60 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.
  24. IF FROZEN, thaw overnight in refrigerator, then bake uncovered at 350ºF for 60-75 minutes until puffed and golden brown.