Meatless Monday: Egg + Goat Cheese Breakfast Casserole


Egg and Goat Cheese Breakfast Casserole with Spinach, Kale and Mushrooms! {Gluten Free, Vegetarian}

 Happy Meatless Monday!  Since it’s the day after Mother’s Day, I figured I would share a breakfast casserole recipe that I made to bring with me yesterday for my family’s get together! 

Every year we start Mother’s Day by gathering at my Grandmother’s for a brunch.  Since my family is rather large, we all bring something to share and this year I brought this egg, goat cheese, spinach, kale and mushroom breakfast casserole.  It was pretty simple to make the day ahead and just reheat there which is awesome because our entire day is pretty jammed packed with things-to-do. 

After celebrating with my grandmother and filling our bellies up with yummy foods, we headed to my in-laws to do our share of celebrating with them.  The afternoon was spent eating more food and spending sometime outside enjoying the unseasonably nice weather. 

Mother's Day Kids

My oldest helped plant an azalea bush for her grandmother…

Mother's Day Nikki

My littlest one just ran around… 

Mother's Day RiRi

 We even spotted this Robin’s egg nest and watch Mama Bird hovering around the nest which I thought was quite appropriate for Mother’s Day. :)

Mother's Day

Eventually a large storm rolled in and threatened our fun so we retreated inside for dessert then finally made our way home! 

It really was the perfect day and such a nice way just to spend quality time with my kids, their grandparents and my grandmother which all started with this yummy breakfast casserole!

Egg and Goat Cheese Breakfast Casserole with Spinach, Kale and Mushrooms! {Gluten Free, Vegetarian}

Egg and Goat Cheese Breakfast Casserole with Spinach, Kale and Mushrooms! {Gluten Free, Vegetarian}

 


Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 8oz carton baby bella mushrooms
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 12 large eggs
  • 1-2 tsp vegetable seasoning (like, McCormick)
  • 1 8oz package of mixed baby spinach and kale 
  • 6oz creamy goat cheese log, sliced 
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Directions: 

  1.  Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
  2. In a large pan on the stovetop, heat olive oil and sautee onions for a few minutes then add in mushrooms. Continue to cook until soft. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and vegetable seasoning.
  4. In a casserole dish (I used 9 x 13), place kale and spinach leaves and top with mushrooms and onions.  Gently mix in eggs then top with slices of goat cheese. 
  5. Bake for 50-55 minutes. 
  6. Remove and serve hot with hot sauce (optional but YUMMY) if desired!
  7. Enjoy!

 

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Annmarie is a self proclaimed foodie, avid long distance runner and functional fitness coach. A DVRT Master Trainer, HKC Instructor and food allergy sufferer, she writes about strength training for runners as well as shares allergy friendly recipes for busy athletes.   She is also the owner of Strength In Motion Studio, mother of two sassy sisters and wife to a chronically busy chiropractor.   Subscribe by email for updates to get the latest workouts, advice and recipes straight to your inbox!

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38 Comments

Renee @ Bendiful Blog
Reply May 11, 2015

Those robin eggs are so cool. It's been forever since I've seen a nest! Happy Mother's Day Annmarie. Breakfast Casseroles are great for holidays, I use them all the time on Easter and Thanksgiving. One less thing to fuss with. I need to start making them not just for holidays!
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    Reply May 11, 2015

    Happy Mother's Day to you too! The robin's nest really was cool, I couldn't believe how brilliant and blue the eggs were when I saw them!

Susie @ SuzLyfe
Reply May 11, 2015

That is so lovely that you all planted azaleas (my favorite) and even found a robin's egg nest! The color of those eggs is amazing. So happy you had such a great weekend! And though you may have cooked--it was indeed easy and delicious!
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    Reply May 11, 2015

    Yeah, we had a lot of fun planting and playing outside! I was just happy for a nice day :)

CARLA
Reply May 11, 2015

I can totally entirely wholly utterly SURRENDER THE MEAT as long as I can keep in my eggs.
:-)
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    Reply May 11, 2015

    Eggs are where. its. at.

Farrah
Reply May 11, 2015

Love this! :D I just so happen to have a goat cheese log and 12 eggs that my friend sent with me (freshly laid by her hens!)! I need to make this! <3
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    aelicatese
    Reply May 11, 2015

    YUM! That will taste so fresh and fantastic!

Tina muir
Reply May 11, 2015

Oh boy, this is right up my street....actually anything with goats cheese is haha. This sounds lovely, and I bet it realy does keep you full till lunch. Thanks for linking up with us today! Have a wonderful monday!
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    aelicatese
    Reply May 11, 2015

    Me too! I don't eat a lot of cheese but I make the exception for goat cheese, it's so good! Thanks so much for hosting!!!

Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner
Reply May 11, 2015

I love breakfast casseroles it is so easy to throw in what ever veggies you have around into them. Thanks for joining us today. Happy Meatless Monday!
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    Reply May 11, 2015

    Yeah, I need to make more of them- it is really quite easy! Hope you have a great day! Thanks so much for hosting!

jill conyers
Reply May 11, 2015

With recipes like this who needs meat! Yum
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    aelicatese
    Reply May 11, 2015

    Exactly! :)

Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy
Reply May 11, 2015

Goats cheese for breakfast? Yes please! I love breakfast casseroles like this, you can just throw everything in and also a good way to use up leftovers.
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    Reply May 11, 2015

    Exactly! Can't beat easy and delicious! :)

Julie @ Running in a Skirt
Reply May 11, 2015

Happy Mother's Day Mama! Looks like you had a great day. I love goat cheese in anything!
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    Reply May 11, 2015

    Thank you! And yeah, goat cheese anything is always good! :)

Chaitali
Reply May 11, 2015

This sounds delicious! I love goat cheese with eggs.
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    Reply May 11, 2015

    Me too! Such a great combo!

Jess
Reply May 11, 2015

Great food combo! Looks delish. Looks like you all had a great time this weekend. Your girls are too cute :)
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    aelicatese
    Reply May 11, 2015

    Aw, thank you! They are cute when they listen ;)

Marcia
Reply May 11, 2015

Glad you had a nice Mother's Day! Your kiddos are so cute! Love me a good breakfast casserole!
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    Reply May 12, 2015

    Aw, thank you! :)

Sam @ PancakeWarriors
Reply May 11, 2015

OH my gosh anything with goat cheese is seriously the best! I'm loving how easy this is to make and that it's perfect at room temp too!!
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    Reply May 12, 2015

    Yes! So easy and delicious! :)

Sarah
Reply May 11, 2015

This looks so good! With the rainy weather today I am craving warm breakfast foods for some reason. I'm thinking it's a Brinner night!
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    aelicatese
    Reply May 12, 2015

    Brinner is never a bad idea! :)

Mary Beth Jackson
Reply May 11, 2015

that looks like a great Mother's day, a multi-generational one too! Nice! I love a yummy egg casserole and that one looks great! Happy Monday!
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    Reply May 12, 2015

    Thank, MB!!! Happy Monday to you too! :)

Coco (@Got2Run4Me)
Reply May 12, 2015

That does sound good!
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    Reply May 12, 2015

    Thank you! :)

Nicole @ Fitful Focus
Reply May 12, 2015

Looks like you such a nice Mother's Day! Are those robin eggs really real or is that a throw back from Easter. Don't lie...
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    Reply May 12, 2015

    Ha! No, as fake as they look, I promise they are real! Even more stunning in person!

Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes
Reply May 12, 2015

What a cool weekend! The girls are adorable. And OMG you had me at eggs and goat cheese...I will definitely be making this!!
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    aelicatese
    Reply May 12, 2015

    Thank you! And you must make it- definitely a delicious combo! :)

Cassandra @PoweredByBling
Reply May 13, 2015

I love goat cheese and eggs!
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    aelicatese
    Reply May 13, 2015

    They do make a great combo! :)

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