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Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Casserole, Slow-Cooker
Servings: 9
Calories: 220kcal


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 pound lean turkey breakfast sausage
  • 4 cups frozen shredded hash browns
  • 2 scallions, white and green parts, minced
  • 3/4 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 large red or yellow bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free all-purpose seasoning (such as Spike or Mrs. Dash)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Cook turkey breakfast sausage. Then set aside to cool slightly.
  • Coat the inside of the slow cooker with cook­ing spray. Add hash browns, scallions, cheese, bell pepper, onion, and cooked sausage. Stir to combine.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, salt-free seasoning, and pepper. Pour over the hash brown mixture and mix again to incorporate.
  • Cook on high 4 hours.


Excerpt from The Diabetes Cookbook published by American Diabetes Association.