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Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

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This Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is a favorite around our house. It's a close second to our Ham, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole. It's basically the same recipe, but with sausage. You can make this sausage breakfast casserole overnight. It's perfect for holiday breakfasts because you can prep it the night before, stick it in the refrigerator, and then just bake it in the morning. It's also a great brunch breakfast casserole.

This Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is a perfect dish to make for a holiday breakfast or to take to a brunch. It's easy to make it the night before and pop it in the oven for Christmas morning.

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Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

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This Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is a perfect dish to make for a holiday breakfast or to take to a brunch. It's easy to make it the night before and pop it in the oven for Christmas morning.

Directions:

Brown the sausage. Break the bread apart into small pieces. These two steps are the longest part of the casserole prep. After these to things you'll mix all the ingredients together.

This Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is a perfect dish to make for a holiday breakfast or to take to a brunch. It's easy to make it the night before and pop it in the oven for Christmas morning.

Pour mixture into a greased 9X13 casserole dish. You can do this two ways: Mix all the ingredients together including the eggs and then pour it into the casserole dish. Or, you can place all the dry ingredients in the casserole dish and then pour the egg/milk mixture on top. It really doesn't matter.

This Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is a perfect dish to make for a holiday breakfast or to take to a brunch. It's easy to make it the night before and pop it in the oven for Christmas morning.

Bake and enjoy!

This Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is a perfect dish to make for a holiday breakfast or to take to a brunch. It's easy to make it the night before and pop it in the oven for Christmas morning.

The one ingredient you might not have for this casserole is dry mustard. You can find this in the spice section of the grocery store. If you don't have it, it's not a deal breaker. You probably wouldn't even notice if it was missing.

Your family is sure to love this breakfast casserole made with sausage. It's a winner for sure. This sausage casserole is one of my family's favorite breakfasts. I often make two of these and take them to our Christmas brunch with the family. When I do, I always use my pretty casserole carrier that holds two casserole dishes at a time.

Can you freeze a Sausage Breakfast Casserole?

If you're wondering about freezing it, you can make this Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole ahead of time and freeze it. Then, thaw it in the refrigerator the night before. Pull it out of the refrigerator in the morning and bring to room temperature for about 30 minutes before baking it. You might have to bake it for a little longer, but you'll know it's ready when it starts to brown on top.

Like this recipe? You're sure to love our Ham, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole, too! This sausage breakfast casserole pairs really well with this Overnight French Toast recipe.

Ham Egg Cheese Casserole Slice

Want to know my favorite items for making this Overnight Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole? These are the items I use every time.

Pyrex Basics 3 Quart Glass Oblong Baking Dish with Red Plastic Lid - 9 inch x 13 InchPyrex Basics 3 Quart Glass Oblong Baking Dish with Red Plastic Lid - 9 inch x 13 InchAnchor Hocking 8 Cup Measuring Cup Glass Batter Bowl with SpoutAnchor Hocking 8 Cup Measuring Cup Glass Batter Bowl with SpoutOXO Good Grips Wooden Corner Spoon & ScraperOXO Good Grips Wooden Corner Spoon & ScraperColman's Dry Mustard, 2 ozColman's Dry Mustard, 2 ozInsulated Double Casserole CarrierInsulated Double Casserole Carrier

Overnight Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

Overnight Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

Your family is sure to love this breakfast casserole made with sausage. It’s a winner for sure. This sausage casserole is a savory breakfast perfect for a crowd.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 lb sausage, cooked and drained
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 5 slices bread, broken into small pieces
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dry mustard, (found in the spice section)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Brown the sausage and drain the grease.
  3. Tear the bread apart into small pieces.
  4. Mix all of the ingredients together.
  5. Pour mixture into a 9x13 casserole dish.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 40 minutes.

Notes

I always make this the night before and refrigerate it. Then, in the morning, I just pop it into the oven. You can also make this Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole ahead of time and freeze it. Then, thaw it in the refrigerator the night before. Pull it out of the refrigerator in the morning and bring to room temperature for about 30 minutes before baking it. You might have to bake it for a little longer, but you’ll know it’s ready when it starts to brown on top.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 291Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 147mgSodium: 745mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 17g

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Kristin

Sunday 26th of December 2021

This was soooo good! I added some mini sweet peppers and mushrooms that I needed to use up and that’s what so nice about a recipe like this, you can add or subtract whatever ingredients you choose to make it your own!

Sara McClure

Tuesday 28th of December 2021

Thank you so much for coming back to let me know you enjoyed it! I agree, it is such a versatile breakfast casserole and you can truly make it your own!

Paula K

Wednesday 14th of July 2021

Do the leftovers microwave well? I assume they would, but thought I’d ask, just in case.

Sara McClure

Wednesday 14th of July 2021

Yes!

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Katie

Friday 30th of November 2018

Do you have to stick it in the fridge or can you just make and bake right away?

Sara McClure

Friday 30th of November 2018

You can totally just make and bake it right away. We just do it the night before to eliminate the work in the morning. Hope you enjoy it!

Sandra

Friday 30th of November 2018

Do you have to put in in the fridge or can you bake it right away?

Sara McClure

Friday 30th of November 2018

You can totally just make and bake it right away. We just do it the night before to eliminate the work in the morning. Hope you enjoy it!

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