Jimmy Dean cooks up new breakfast items

CHICAGO — February is National Hot Breakfast Month, and Jimmy Dean is celebrating with several new items across its breakfast lineup, the company announced today.

The company is adding several new items to both their frozen and refrigerated line of products.

"Whether it's a traditional breakfast or a new option on-the-go like our new Delights Flatbread Sandwiches, this winter season we're serving up a variety of delicious and savory breakfast items to help ensure everyone gets a great start to their morning," said Amy Grabow, VP marketing for the Jimmy Dean brand.

With consumers increasingly seeking out breakfast offerings that deliver on nutrition, convenience and taste, the Jimmy Dean brand is expanding its Delights by Jimmy Dean line of frozen breakfast options with the introduction of new Delights Flatbread Sandwiches. For less than 300 calories, Delights by Jimmy Dean offers consumers a great-tasting breakfast without the guilt. Available in the frozen section of grocery stores nationwide, the newest additions to the popular line of Delights by Jimmy Dean breakfasts include:

  • Delights by Jimmy Dean Turkey Sausage, Egg & Cheese Flatbread ­ — combines hearty Jimmy Dean turkey sausage with egg and cheese on a honey wheat flatbread. Each serving contains 250 calories, 12 g of fat and 15 g of protein;

  • Delights by Jimmy Dean Bacon, Egg & Cheese Flatbread — ­ combines savory Jimmy Dean bacon with egg and cheese on a honey wheat flatbread. Each serving contains 230 calories, 12 g of fat and 11 g of protein; and

  • Delights by Jimmy Dean Egg White with Spinach & Mozzarella-Style Cheese Flatbread ­ — the first meatless options in the Delights by Jimmy Dean line, the sandwich combines egg whites with spinach & mozzarella-style cheese on a honey wheat flatbread. Each serving contains 160 calories, 4.5 g of fat and 11 g of protein.

For those looking for a better-for-you breakfast option when making traditional breakfast favorites for the family, Jimmy Dean brand also is adding the first flavor variety to its fully cooked line of turkey sausage products. Available in the refrigerated section of grocery stores nationwide, the newest addition to the Jimmy Dean line of convenient, fully cooked options is the:

  • Jimmy Dean Fully Cooked Maple Turkey Sausage Patty — ­ combines sweet and savory tastes and fully cooked maple turkey sausage, and provides a quick and better-for-you way to add delicious flavor to any breakfast.

Available in the frozen section of grocery stores nationwide, the newest additions to the Jimmy Dean line of convenient breakfast items include:

  • Jimmy Dean Biscuit & Sausage Gravy Bowl — ­ a classic breakfast combination of Jimmy Dean sausage gravy and buttermilk biscuits now in a convenient microwaveable bowl that offers home-cooked flavor in three minutes;

  • Jimmy Dean Snack Size Chicken Biscuit Sandwich — ­ two handheld mini chicken sandwiches on a biscuit, bringing Southern-style chicken to the breakfast table. Ready in about a minute from the microwave, these mini sandwiches offer chicken-lovers a quick and tasty breakfast or a satisfying anytime snack; and

  • Jimmy Dean Meat Lovers Sandwich — ­ two tasty Jimmy Dean sausage patties, egg and cheese on an English muffin. The sandwich contains two times more meat than the leading breakfast sandwich, offering consumers a hearty, satisfying breakfast to start the day.

"As we head into the heart of winter and mornings become increasingly colder, nothing beats a warm, savory breakfast with protein to start the day," Grabow said. "Knowing that our consumers are rushed during the mornings and shouldn't have to forego a hearty breakfast at home, we've expanded our line of frozen and refrigerated convenience breakfast offerings to make it easier for them to enjoy their favorite Jimmy Dean breakfast in minutes."

The new Jimmy Dean breakfast products will be available in grocery stores nationwide beginning this month.

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