White Bean, Sausage and Asiago Frittata

Menu Part: 
Entree
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
12

Create a versatile egg dish. Bush’s Best® Great Northern Bean egg and cheese casserole can be served at virtually any time of the day as a flavorful dine-in meal or a hearty take-out dish.

Yields: 12 servings | Serving Size: 1 square | Prep Time: 30 minutes | Cook Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

3 cups Bush’s Cannellini or Great Northern Beans, drained*
3 cups Caramelized onion slices
3 cups Sausage, cooked and crumbled
1 qt Arugula
2 cups Asiago cheese, shredded
12 Eggs, large, lightly beaten
1 cup Milk or half and half
1/2 tsp Red pepper flakes
1 cup Asiago cheese, shredded

Steps

1. Combine beans, onions, sausage, arugula and cheese. Transfer to greased half hotel pan.
2. Whisk together eggs, milk and red pepper flakes. Pour over bean-sausage mixture and spread evenly. Sprinkle with cheese.
3. Bake in 325°F conventional or 300°F convection oven for 45 minutes or until eggs are set. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting into 12 equal pieces and serve hot.

*Other beans may be substituted including Pinto, Black, Garbanzo or Kidney.

For Individual Frittatas: In a 16-oz. casserole layer: 1/4 cup onions, 1/4 cup beans, 1/4 cup sausage, 1/4 cup arugula and 2 Tbsp cheese. Combine 2 eggs with 2 Tbsp milk and pour over casserole. Top with 1 Tbsp cheese and bake 22–25 minutes.

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