Breakfast Pies
Recipe from Parents



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Servings: 12
Prep Time: 45 mins
Related Categories: Breakfast and Brunch, Eggs, Savory Pies
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Ingredients
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    Nonstick cooking spray
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    Basic Whole-Wheat Pie Dough
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    5   
    egg whites
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    2   
    eggs
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    1/4  cup 
    fat-free milk
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    kosher salt
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    freshly ground black pepper
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    1   tablespoon 
    olive oil
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    1   cup 
    finely chopped onion
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    green or red sweet pepper, finely chopped
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    1/2 8  ounce package 
    veggie sausage links (5 links), cooked according to package and sliced
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    3/4  cup 
    shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese (3 ounces)

Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with cooking spray; set aside. On a lightly floured surface roll out one of the disks of dough to a 12- to 13-inch circle, about 1/8-inch thick.
2.
Using a 4- to 5-inch round cutter, cut out 6 circles (make cuts as close together as possible). Repeat with remaining disk of dough to make 12 circles total.
3.
Press circles into prepared muffin cups. Prick the bottom of each with a fork; set aside.
4.
In a medium bowl whisk together egg whites, eggs, milk, salt, and pepper; set aside.
5.
In a large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and sweet pepper. Cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in sausage slices. Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes.
6.
Divide sausage mixture among pastry-lined cups. Slowly pour or spoon egg mixture into cups. Sprinkle cheese on top of each. Bake for 30 minutes or until pastry is golden and filling is puffed and set. Cool in cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from cups and serve warm.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 292, Fat, total (g) 20, chol. (mg) 107, sat. fat (g) 11, carb. (g) 19, Monosaturated fat (g) 6, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 1, pro. (g) 10, vit. A (IU) 632, vit. C (mg) 11, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 40, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 356, Potassium (mg) 242, calcium (mg) 101, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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