Sausage and Cheese Breakfast Strudels

Recipe by MamaJ
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 (if baking right away).
  • Melt 2 T. butter in a saucepan and blend in flour.
  • Cook over medium heat until smooth and bubbly, about 1 minute.
  • Gradually add milk and cook until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly.
  • Boil one minute.
  • Add Swiss cheese and 2 T. parmesan, salt, cayenne and nutmeg.
  • Stir until cheeses are melted and set aside.
  • In medium skillet, brown sausage; drain.
  • Stir in eggs and thyme and cook over medium heat until eggs are just set.
  • Stir in cheese sauce and 1 T. parsley.
  • Cool completely.
  • Unroll phyllo and cover with plastic wrap or a damp cloth to keep moist.
  • Brush one sheet with melted butter and sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  • Fold in half lengthwise; brush with butter.
  • Place 1/2 cup filling on bottom of short side of phyllo, leaving a one inch edge on bottom and sides. Roll up.
  • Place seam side down on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients.
  • Brush strudel with melted butter and sprinkle with topping.
  • Repeat until all five strudels are made.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until crisp and light brown.
  • These can be prepared, covered and refrigerated a day ahead, then baked as directed.
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