This delicious, hearty breakfast takes almost no effort to prepare. This recipe will cook overnight in a slow cooker and all you need to do in the morning is prepare the poached eggs.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
10 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Coat a 20x18-inch sheet of heavy foil with cooking spray. Place potatoes, sausage, onion and sweet peppers on foil. Drizzle with broth. Sprinkle with thyme and the 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Bring up long sides of foil and fold to seal. Roll up short sides of foil to enclose. If necessary, manipulate foil packet to fit in an oval 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Place packet in cooker.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 10 hours.

  • To poach eggs, half-fill a 12-inch skillet with water and bring to boiling; reduce heat to simmering (bubbles should begin to break the surface of the water.) Break an egg into a cup and slip egg into the simmering water. Repeat with remaining eggs, allowing each egg an equal amount of space in the water. Simmer eggs, uncovered, for 3 to 5 minutes or until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard. Remove eggs with a slotted spoon.

  • Carefully open the foil packet to avoid getting burned by escaping steam. To serve, spoon sausage and vegetables onto serving plates. Serve a poached egg on top of each serving and sprinkle egg with black pepper. Sprinkle cheese on individual servings.

Nutrition Facts

281 calories; protein 21g 42% DV; carbohydrates 23g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3g 12% DV; sugars 3g; fat 12g 19% DV; saturated fat 4g 20% DV; cholesterol 262mg 87% DV; sodium 485mg 19% DV.