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Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman
It’s fun to make individual servings for dinner, add a salad or soup and you’ve got a meal. Or, you can easily take these to school for lunch. Try vegetarian sausage and low fat cheeses to make this super-healthy. Also, try using reduced fat cottage cheese and sour cream – you won’t miss the fat!

Ingredients

  • ½ pound sausage raw
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1 ear of uncooked corn, kernels removed (or ½ cup frozen, drained)
  • 8 oz. sour cream
  • 6 oz. cottage cheese
  • 1¼ cup grated cheddar
  • 1¼ cup Monterey Jack cheese
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions

    1. In a non-stick skillet over medium high heat, brown the sausage. Drain off excess fat and stir in tomatoes.
    2. In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs.
    3. Add the flour, baking powder, salt & pepper, garlic, fresh corn, sour cream and cottage cheese until well blended.
    4. Stir in the cheese and sausage.
    5. Spray 4 – 8 oz. Ramekins and evenly distribute the mixture in the ramekins.
    6. Bake in a preheated 375° oven for 30-35 minutes.
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Reminder: The ingredients in a recipe determine if it should be eaten every day, some days, or on special occasions. It's up to you and you doctor to determine what can be part of a healthy diet for you and any special needs you may have.


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