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Make Ahead Sausage Breakfast Bowls

Make ahead healthy sausage breakfast bowls with roasted root vegetables and turkey sausage. Prep ahead and re-heat for tasty meal prep breakfasts.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 360kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb breakfast turkey sausage 450 g; see note 1
  • 6 cups root vegetables cubed: potato, sweet potato and butternut squash pictured; see note 2
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 red onion diced

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 400°F.
  • Place a wire rack over a baking sheet and arrange the sausages over top. Prick each sausage 5-10 times with a paring knife.
  • In a large bowl, toss the veggies with the olive oil, maple syrup, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Arrange on a second baking sheet.
  • Bake everything for 15 minutes.
  • Flip the sausages, stir up the potatoes, and return to the oven for another 15 minutes.
  • Remove the sausages from the oven and allow to cool.
  • Increase the oven to 450°F. Scatter the onions over the potatoes. Return to the oven and bake for another 15 minutes.
  • Enjoy immediately or portion out into meal prep containers and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Notes

1- you may swap for your favorite sausages. If you swap for larger sausages, adjust the cook time as needed.
2- you can get creative with the vegetables, adding carrots, parsnips, beets, cauliflower, broccoli or more. Adjust cook time as needed.
 
Storage
  • Store in an air tight container in the fridge for up to 4 days
  • Reheat in the microwave or in a frying pan until steaming hot
Variations
  • swap turkey sausage for pork, beef or chicken
  • swap the root vegetables for other veggies like broccoli or cauliflower, adjust cook time as needed
  • swap the cinnamon for Italian seasoning or oregano
  • swap the maple syrup for honey or leave it out
  • serve in a tortilla for a breakfast taco (top with cheese, salsa and your other favorite taco toppings)

Nutrition

Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 445mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 17g