Easy Beef Breakfast Rolls

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Ingredients
Total Recipe Time:  40 to 45 minutes
Makes 12 servings


1 recipe Basic Country-Style Beef Breakfast Sausage (recipe follows)
2 large eggs, scrambled
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon water
Fillings (optional): Chopped onions, salsa, chopped cooked vegetables
12 balls of frozen bread dough, thawed
Instructions
1.Prepare Basic Country Beef Breakfast Sausage. Remove from skillet.

Basic Country-Style Beef Breakfast Sausage: Combine 1 pound Ground Beef (93% or leaner), 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage, 1 teaspoon garlic power, 1 teaspoon onion power, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.  Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot.  Add sausage mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles, stirring occasionally.
2.Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 12 muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray.  Combine sausage, scrambled eggs, cheese and water. Stir in optional filling ingredients, if desired. Roll out one dough ball at a time on unfloured surface to 4 to 5-inch diameter circle. Place approximately 1/4 cup of sausage filling into the center of the circle.  Gather edges of dough and pinch together. With hands roll dough back into ball. Place seam-side down into a muffin cup. 
3.Bake 24 to 27 minutes or until rolls are golden brown.


Cook's Tip:  Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.

Nutritional Information
Nutrition information per serving: 409 calories; 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 138 mg cholesterol; 617 mg sodium; 35 g carbohydrate; 0 g fiber; 32 g protein; 6.2 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.2 mcg vitamin B12; 4.9 mg iron; 22.2 mcg selenium; 5.7 mg zinc; 119.2 mg choline.


This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium, zinc and choline.
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