Healthy Savory Oat Bake Recipes: Chicken Sausage & Apple, Cheesy Mushroom

Jan 26 2017
People, we're about to rock your world. These savory takes on our delicious oat bakes are super hearty and taste a little like stuffing (in the best possible way). Eat 'em for breakfast, lunch, dinner... or all three!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Chicken Sausage & Apple Oat Bake Recipe

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1/6th of pan: 288 calories, 8g total fat (2g sat fat), 687mg sodium, 37.5g carbs, 7g fiber, 5.5g sugars, 17g protein

SmartPoints®
value 7*

This dish disappeared from the Hungryland kitchen in record time! So delicious, and sooooo satisfying.

Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

3 cups old-fashioned oats

1 1/2 tbsp. chia seeds

2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. onion powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. ground sage

1/8 tsp. black pepper

1 1/2 cups unsweetened plain almond milk

1/2 cup canned pure pumpkin

1/2 cup (about 4 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute

1 cup chopped onion

9 oz. (about 3 links) fully cooked chicken sausage with 8g fat or less per 3-oz. serving (like the kind by Applegate Organic), sliced into coins

1 1/2 tsp. chopped garlic

1 cup finely chopped apple

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8" X 8" baking pan with nonstick spray.

In a large bowl, combine oats, chia seeds, baking powder, and seasonings. Mix well.

In a medium-large bowl, combine almond milk, pumpkin, and egg whites/substitute. Mix until uniform.

Add mixture in the medium-large bowl to the large bowl. Stir until uniform.

Bring a large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook and stir until lightly browned, about 4 minutes. Add sausage and garlic, and cook and stir until fragrant, about 2 minutes.

Add skillet contents to the large bowl, along with 1/2 cup apple. Mix well. Transfer mixture to the baking pan, and smooth out the surface.

Top with remaining 1/2 cup apple, and lightly press to adhere.

Bake until top is light golden brown and entire dish is cooked through, about 35 minutes.

MAKES 6 SERVINGS

Hungry Girl's Healthy Cheesy Mushroom Oat Bake Recipe

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1/6th of pan: 259 calories, 8.5g total fat (3g sat fat), 584mg sodium, 32.5g carbs, 6g fiber, 2g sugars, 14.5g protein

SmartPoints®
value 7*

This vegetarian bake is crammed with goodness: oats, egg whites, chia seeds, veggies, and CHEESE!

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

3 cups old-fashioned oats

1 1/2 tbsp. chia seeds

2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1 1/2 cups unsweetened plain almond milk

1 cup (about 8 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute

2 cups chopped brown mushrooms

1 cup chopped kale

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. onion powder

1/4 tsp. black pepper

1/4 cup light/reduced-fat cream cheese, room temperature

1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

1/4 cup chopped scallions

Optional topping: additional chopped scallions

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8" X 8" baking pan with nonstick spray.

In a large bowl, combine oats, chia seeds, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.

In a medium-large bowl, combine almond milk with egg whites/substitute. Mix until uniform.

Add mixture in the medium-large bowl to the large bowl. Stir until uniform.

Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, kale, and seasonings. Cook and stir until mushrooms have softened and kale has wilted, about 3 minutes.

Remove skillet from heat. Add cream cheese and 1/4 cup cheddar, and stir thoroughly.

Add skillet contents to the large bowl, along with scallions. Mix thoroughly. Transfer to the baking pan, and smooth out the surface.

Top with remaining 1/4 cup cheddar. Bake until top is light golden brown and entire dish is cooked through and cheddar topping has melted, about 35 minutes.

MAKES 6 SERVINGS

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