Breakfast & Brunch

Cheesy Brunch Baklava

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 35 min  |  Servings: 8  |  Calories: 450
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Cheesy Brunch Baklava
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
35 min

  • 1 lb. Italian sausage
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Mozzarella - Fine Cut
  • 1 cup Sargento® Part-Skim Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 16 sheets (about 1/2 pkg.) prepared frozen phyllo pastry, thawed
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  1. Cook sausage, onion and red pepper in large skillet over medium heat until meat is brown and crumbly; drain and cool. Combine Mozzarella cheese, Ricotta cheese, egg and sausage mixture; set aside.
  2. Spray 13x9-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Trim phyllo sheets to 13x9 inches. Working with one sheet at a time (keep remaining phyllo covered), spray 8 sheets with cooking spray.
  3. Place phyllo pastry into prepared baking dish. Spoon filling over phyllo. Spray remaining 8 sheets with cooking spray and layer over filling. Using a sharp knife, cut into 8 squares. Bake, uncovered, in preheated 400°F oven 35 minutes or until golden brown.

Serving Size 8

Calories 450

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 25.40g 40%
Sat. Fat 9.80g 57%
Mono Unsat. Fat 11.30g
Poly Unsat. Fat 2.40g
Cholesterol 81mg 28%
Sodium 830mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g
Protein 24g
Vitamin A 74RE
Vitamin C 25mg 42%
Calcium 278mg 26%
Iron 2mg 11%