On Christmas morning, wouldn’t it be nice to wake up to a healthy, Weight Watchers breakfast that was cooked for you, hot and ready? Well, this easy Crockpot Breakfast Casserole Recipe does just that!

Full of protein, but lower on carbs, this breakfast casserole packs in everything you need for a filling and satisfying meal. Just prep it and put it on the crock pot the night before, and it’ll be ready when you wake up!

I topped mine with some reduced fat sour cream and salsa for extra oomph. I’ve also made this dish with turkey bacon instead of sausage, and that works really well too. And each serving is just 6 Points, which isn’t bad for a delicious casserole filed with sausage and cheese.

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This breakfast casserole recipe is perfect for the non-morning person who still wants to put together a healthy and tasty breakfast for the family.

Enjoy!

Crockpot Breakfast Casserole

A delicious and easy make-ahead breakfast recipe that can feed the whole family and still keep you on track with your Weight Watchers goals. High in protein and low in carbs, this breakfast casserole has everything you need for a filling breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 1 package frozen hash brown potatoes
  • 9 oz lean turkey or chicken breakfast sausage, browned and diced
  • 1 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 8oz package of mushrooms, diced
  • 14 egg whites
  • 1 cup fat free milk
  • 6 scallions, diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
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Instructions

  1. Spray inside of crock pot with non-fat cooking spray.
  2. Layer potatoes, bell pepper, onions, mushrooms and sausage and ½ cup of the shredded cheese in the crock pot, in two or three layers.
  3. Top with the remaining 1/2 cup of shredded cheese.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the egg whites, milk, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder and dry mustard. Pour over the entire potato and vegetables layers.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours, or until eggs are cooked through.
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Preparation time: 20 minute(s)

Cooking time: 6 hour(s)

Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Reduced carbohydrate, High protein

Number of servings (yield): 6

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

Entire recipe makes 6 servings
Serving size is about 1 cup
Each serving = 6 Points

PER SERVING: 245 calories; 8g fat; 16g carbohydrates; 24g protein; 2g fiber

11 Comments

  1. What size crockpot/slowcooker is best for this recipe?

  2. Elizabeth

    Cooked this overnight last night; very tasty! Family likes it a bunch, and I’ll definitely be making it again. Thanks for sharing such a great recipe!

    Two questions:

    Firstly, it’s listed as 6 servings, at roughly one cup each. My results are at LEAST 9 cups of casserole … maybe 10. I tweaked a few amounts a tiny bit — slightly more sausage, slightly fewer hash browns — but maybe a half-cup worth of adjustment, total. Don’t know that this is a problem … I was just surprised.

    Secondly, we loved it, but mine came out very slightly watery … mushrooms and peppers both release a lot of liquid when they cook, and I presume that’s the cause. Ought I have sauteed them first? Would that have been likely to help? Or should I have let it cook longer, perhaps?

    Anyway, thanks again. Love your website; we live with my husband’s mom, and she’s just started WW again — this site is a terrific resource!

  3. I’m sooo disappointed! This is the second recipe I’ve tried from here and both were just inedible. Not even my dogs would touch this. Such a waste of food.

  4. Can I substitute the egg whites for egg beaters? If so, how many?

  5. What size of package did you use for the hashbrowns?

  6. Was wondering anylick with storing fridge reheated or even freezed?

  7. Noelle Riach Norrie

    Quick question- is it really 14 egg whites?

    • LaaLoosh

      It is! When you are just using the white of the egg, it’s a lot less volume than if you were using the whole egg.

    • I would guess yes…it serves 6 people…that’s just a little over 2 whites a person.

  8. Maria M Triana

    Hi Laloosh. Thanks for all those wonderful
    recipes that you bring to us. This one is completely amazing, I love it. I
    really wish a Merry Christmas for you and your family.