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Breakfast Pizza

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Servings:12Serving Size:½ pizza (3-inch square)Recipe Cost:$9.45Cost per Serving:$0.79

Pizza for breakfast? Why not?! This quick and easy recipe will have your kids jumping out of bed in the morning.

Ingredients:

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 (8 ounce) tubes reduced-fat crescent rolls
  • ½ pound breakfast sausage
  • 1 cup ( 4 ounce) fresh mushrooms, chopped or sliced
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • ½ cup green pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a cookie sheet.
  2. Press crescent rolls onto the cookie sheet with fingers to create one even sheet of dough.
  3. Pinch up the edges to hold toppings.
  4. In a skillet, brown sausage and drain.
  5. Sprinkle sausage, mushrooms, onion, green pepper, and tomatoes evenly over the dough.
  6. Pour eggs over top and sprinkle with cheese.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  8. Cut into squares with a pizza cutter and serve.

Notes

Option: Fat and cholesterol content can be reduced by using low-fat cheese and 6 egg whites instead of 4 eggs.

Source: Megan Finney, former student, University of Kentucky

Nutrition facts per serving: 250 calories; 17g total fat; 7g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 75mg cholesterol; 580mg sodium; 18g carbohydrate; 0g fiber; 3g sugar; 10g protein; 0% Daily Value of vitamin D; 8% Daily Value of calcium; 6% Daily Value of iron; 2% Daily Value of potassium