Apple Sausage Breakfast Muffins

Breakfast Muffin Recipe
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These hearty muffins are protein packed to serve at breakfast or brunch!
30 min
Prep Time
1:15
Total Time
12 muffins

Ingredients

4 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
1 medium (1 cup)
onion , chopped
1 medium (1 cup)
red bell pepper, chopped
1 pound
bulk pork sausage
1 medium (1 cup)
Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, chopped
2 teaspoons
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon
crushed red pepper , if desired
3/4 cup
chicken broth
1 (6-ounce) box
stuffing mix for pork
1 cup
shredded Cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons
finely chopped fresh parsley
2 teaspoons
finely chopped fresh sage
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg, beaten

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 12-cup muffin pan with no-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 12-inch skillet until sizzling. Add onion and bell pepper; cook over medium-high heat 3-4 minutes or until crisply tender. Add sausage, apple, garlic and crushed red pepper, if desired. Continue cooking, breaking up sausage into small pieces, until sausage is no longer pink.
  3. Add chicken broth; cook until mixture comes to a boil. Stir in stuffing mix; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in cheese, parsley and sage. Cool 10 minutes; stir in beaten egg.
  4. Microwave remaining 3 tablespoons butter in bowl 20-30 seconds or until melted. Spoon sausage mixture into prepared muffin pan cups, mounding slightly. Brush tops of muffins with melted butter.
  5. Bake 25-30 minutes or until centers are set and tops are crisp. Cool 5 minutes in pan. Remove to serving plate. Serve immediately.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 muffin)

Calories
270
Cholesterol
65mg
Carbohydrates
14g
Protein
11g
Fat
18g
Sodium
630mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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Rating

Excellent for a crowd on Christmas Morning

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