Cottage Cheese Egg and Sausage Frittata (High Protein)

This protein-packed Home Cheese Egg Bake with spinach and chicken sausage is filling and scrumptious. Delight in for breakfast, lunch, or supper with a salad and some crusty bread.

This protein-packed Cottage Cheese Egg Bake with spinach and chicken sausage is filling and delicious. Enjoy for breakfast, lunch, or dinner with a salad and some crusty bread.
Home Cheese Egg and Sausage Frittata

As you might have heard me discuss, I have actually been attempting to get more protein in all my meals. Eggs are currently high in protein, so home cheese and eggs integrated include additional protein, best for individuals who don’t like the taste of home cheese. For more dishes that utilize home cheese, see my High Protein Bread, Savory Home Cheese Bowl, and Strawberry Protein Shake.

fritatta with a wedge cut out.

I enjoy home cheese and have actually been exploring with utilizing it in dishes. I enjoyed how this Egg Home Cheese and Sausage Frittata ended up. It’s a scrumptious high-protein breakfast and an excellent method to consume home cheese if you’re not a fan of consuming it plain.

This sausage frittata nearly advises me of my Italian father-in-law’s, which utilizes ricotta. I likewise included Pecorino Romano cheese and Italian sausage for taste, plus some infant spinach. The home cheese offers the frittata such an excellent texture and includes more protein to the eggs.

What is a great high-protein breakfast?

Breakfast is thought about high protein if it has at least 15-20 grams of protein. Home cheese is undoubtedly an excellent option as a one-cup serving can have more than 25 grams of protein. Below are some more high-protein breakfast concepts:

  • Quiches: Crustless Quiche Lorraine, Ham and Swiss Crustless Quiche
  • Omelets: Omelet Tortilla Breakfast Wrap, Goat Cheese Herb Omelet with Nova Lox
  • Breakfast Bowls: Chorizo Breakfast Bowl, Breakfast Taco Scramble
  • Sandwiches: BLT Breakfast Sandwich, Bacon, Egg, & Avocado Bagel Sandwich, PBJ on High Protein Bread
  • Egg Casseroles: Tex Mex Breakfast Casserole, Sausage, Cheese, and Vegetable Breakfast Casserole
  • Eggs Benedict: Crab Cakes Benedict, Swiss Chard Eggs Benedict
  • Greek Yogurt: Greek Yogurt with Berries, Nuts, and Honey

What pan do you utilize for a frittata?

You will require an oven-safe frying pan to make a frittata. It begins on the range however completes cooking in the oven for about 15-20 minutes. Utilize a non-stick pan that can enter a 350-degree oven or a cast iron frying pan.

How to Meal Preparation a Frittata:

Frittatas can be made ahead and reheated, making them fantastic for meal preparation. Simply put the baked frittata into 4 meal-prep containers, cover, and cool for 3 to 4 days.

To consume, give space temperature level, or reheat in the microwave in 30-second periods till heated up through.

What do you serve with a frittata?

Frittatas are exceptional by themselves as they are quite filling given that they’re so high in protein. If you’re aiming to complete your meal, I have some tips for you:

  • For breakfast, serve the Italian sausage frittata with hash browns, fruit or entire grain bread.
  • For lunch or supper, consume the frittata with a salad and bread or a veggie side meal.


  • Sub the spinach for swiss chard or kale or attempt it with broccoli or bell pepper rather.
  • Usage Italian turkey sausage if you can’t discover chicken.
  • Rather of baking the frittata, rush the eggs and consume it as a vegetable sausage scramble.
  • Make sausage frittata muffins by putting the egg mix into a muffin tin and baking at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

Cottage Cheese Egg and Sausage Frittatafrittata on a plate with salad.

More Frittata Recipes You’ll Love:

Home Cheese Egg Bake (Frittata)

233 Cals 21.5 Protein 2 Carbohydrates 15 Fats

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Prepare Time: 25 minutes

Overall Time: 30 minutes

This protein-packed Home Cheese Egg Bake with spinach and chicken sausage is filling and scrumptious. Delight in for breakfast, lunch, or supper with a salad and some crusty bread.

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 link Italian chicken sausage, cases gotten rid of
  • 8 big eggs
  • 1/2 cup 1% home cheese, I enjoy Great Culture
  • 1/2 cup grated Pecorino Romano or Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup sliced infant spinach
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Newly ground black pepper
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Move oven rack to the 2nd greatest from the top.

  • Gently spray a 10-inch oven safe frying pan with cooking spray.

  • In a medium bowl, blend eggs, home cheese, Pecorino, spinach, salt and pepper. Reserve.

  • Include sausage to a frying pan, breaking it up in little pieces with a wood spoon over medium heat and cook, till browned and prepared through, about 4 minutes.

  • Include the egg mix to frying pan and cook 1 minute to let the bottom set.

  • Bake in the oven till the top is set, about 16 to 18 minutes.

  • With a spatula, thoroughly slide frittata out of the frying pan onto a cutting board and cut into 4 wedges.

  • Serve with salad and entire grain bread, if preferred.

Serving: 1wedge, Calories: 233kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 21.5g, Fat: 15g, Hydrogenated Fat: 5.5g, Cholesterol: 386mg, Salt: 723mg, Fiber: 0.5g, Sugar: 1g

Blue Smart Points: 3

Green Smart Points: 7

Purple Smart Points: 3

Keywords: home cheese egg bake, home cheese eggs, high protein breakfast

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.