Breakfast Casserole with Sausage, Eggs and Cheese

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This Breakfast Casserole with Sausage, Eggs and Cheese is a delicious and easy breakfast recipe that the entire family will love. It can be prepared the night before so all you have to do in the morning is pop it in the oven, then sit back and enjoy your coffee.

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Piece of breakfast casserole with fork

There’s nothing better than enjoying breakfast as a family. From homemade Rainbow Pancakes and Blueberry Waffles to Breakfast Potatoes and Mediterranean Egg Bites, it’s truly one of our favorite meals.

But let’s face it, mornings are just crazy sometimes. With carpool drop-offs, rush hour traffic and last-minute morning errands, having the time to make a home cooked breakfast during the week can seem almost impossible.

That’s the awesome thing about this Breakfast Casserole with Sausage Eggs and Cheese! You don’t have to wait until the weekend to a enjoy a comforting and hearty breakfast. You can prepare all the ingredients the night before and in 45 minutes or less, you’ll have a delicious and satisfying one-dish meal the whole family can enjoy any day of the week.

Sausage Egg And Cheese Breakfast Casserole cut into pieces

💖Why We Love this Recipe

  • Simple ingredients: This easy recipe uses all basic ingredients you can easily find at any grocery store.
  • Make ahead: It’s great that you can prep for this breakfast recipe the night before. Then the next day, all you have to do is bake and serve. It is a great way to save a lot of time on busy mornings.
  • Meal prep: The best part is, there are usually plenty of leftovers which takes care of breakfast the next morning too! I love any delicious recipe that makes life easier, especially when it tastes this yummy!
  • Feeds a crowd: This dish makes 12 generous servings! If you’re having guests over or have a house full on Christmas morning or other holidays, this casserole has you covered!

What’s Needed to Make Egg Cheese and Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients for breakfast casserole with sausage eggs and cheese
  • Large eggs
  • Milk or heavy cream
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Frozen hash browns
  • Italian sausage links
  • Onion
  • Green, yellow and red bell pepper
  • Mushrooms
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

How to Make Sausage Egg Casserole

Step 1. Pre heat oven to 375 degrees f. Spray the bottom of a 9×13 glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

Step 2. Chop onion and bell peppers and slice mushrooms.

Diced vegetables on cutting board

Step 3. Brown sausage over medium heat in a large skillet until cooked through. Cut into smaller pieces drain on a paper towel and set aside.

Sausages on a plate

Step 4. Sauté onions and peppers in olive oil for three minutes

Diced vegetables in a pan

Step 5. Add mushrooms and sauté for one more minute. Remove from heat.

Sliced mushrooms on top of diced peppers

Step 6. Cover the bottom of the dish with frozen hash browns.

Frozen hash browns in glass baking dish

Step 7. Top with vegetables and sausage. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Veggies with sausage and cheese in glass baking dish

Step 8. Whisk eggs and the milk together in a mixing bowl.

Eggs and milk in bowl

Step 9. Add 3/4 cups of cheese to egg mixture.

Shredded cheese in egg mixture

Step 10. Pour egg mixture over vegetables.

Ingredients for breakfast casserole in glass baking dish

Step 11: Bake at 375 for 40-45 minutes. Remove the casserole dish and Top with remaining cheese. Bake until just melted.

Serve hot and enjoy!

Store leftovers in the fridge covered with plastic wrap or in an airtight container for up to 3-4 days.

Sausage Egg And Cheese Breakfast Casserole baked in glass pan
Can I use Other Meats in this Sausage Egg Breakfast Casserole?

You can change up the sausage mixture and use breakfast sausage, hot Italian sausage, ground turkey or chicken sausage. You can even use ground beef if that happens to be what you have on hand.

Sausage Egg And Cheese Breakfast Casserole on spatula

Can I Freeze Egg and Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole?

You sure can! This is a great recipe to freeze! You can either freeze the whole casserole or divide it into serving sizes for future last-minute meals.

Slice of sausage casserole up close

What Can I Serve with This Breakfast Casserole?

This recipe is intended to be a meal all in one. But if you’re adding it to a brunch table or want to add a tasty side dish, you can always serve it with simple fresh fruit salad, Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits or even buttered toast. It really doesn’t need much more than that.

Fork cutting into sausage, egg and cheese breakfast casserole

Variations for the Best Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Cheeses: If you like your sausage casserole extra cheesy, feel free to sprinkle more cheese over the top. You can use your favorite melty shredded cheese. Blended shredded Mexican cheese is really great with this casserole.

Veggies: If you aren’t a fan or yellow, green and red pepper, you can use diced poblano pepper, zucchini, green onions or even yellow squash.

Potatoes: You can use fresh or frozen hash brown potatoes, or you can even use tater tots.

Seasonings: You can change up the flavors of this sausage egg bake easily just by using different seasonings. Try adding garlic powder or onion powder. For a little added heat, you can add cayenne pepper, red pepper or hot sauce.

Piece of casserole on fork

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5 from 42 votes

Breakfast Casserole with Sausage, Eggs and Cheese


Author Lisa O’Driscoll | Fun Money Mom
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Looking for a delicious but easy breakfast recipe? Make this breakfast casserole the night before, then just pop it in the oven in the morning. Super simple and yummy!

Ingredients
 

  • 2 spicy Italian sausage links
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper chopped
  • 8 ounces mushrooms sliced
  • 3 cups frozen hash browns
  • 10 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar separated
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375
  • Cook sausage over medium heat until cooked through. Cut into smaller pieces and set aside.
    2 spicy Italian sausage links
  • Saute onions and peppers in olive oil for three minutes.
    1 medium onion, 1 green pepper, 1 red pepper, 1 yellow pepper, 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Add mushrooms and saute for 1-2 more minutes.
    8 ounces mushrooms
  • Cover the bottom of a 9×13 glass baking pan with frozen hash browns.
    3 cups frozen hash browns
  • Top with vegetables and sausage.
  • Whisk eggs and milk together in a bowl.
    10 eggs, 1/2 cup milk
  • Add 3/4 cup cheese to egg mixture.
    1 cup shredded cheddar
  • Pour over vegetables and add salt and pepper to taste.
    salt and pepper to taste
  • Bake at 375 for 40-45 minutes.
  • Top with 1/4 cup cheese and bake until melted (about 3-5 more minutes).
    1 cup shredded cheddar
  • Serve hot and enjoy!

Notes

You can either freeze the whole casserole or divide it into serving sizes for future last-minute breakfasts.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 172mg | Sodium: 250mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g
The nutrition information provided is an estimate and can vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used.

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  1. I am making this!! I love everything about this dish especially that it is an easy cleanup afterward! Amazing! {client}

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