Make ahead breakfast casserole -one of my go-to easy breakfast recipes! This sausage and egg breakfast casserole is one of my families favorites to make for Sunday brunch and holidays.
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Make-Ahead Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole

Make-Ahead Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole - One of my go-to easy breakfast recipes! This sausage breakfast casserole is one of my family's favorites to make for Sunday brunch and holidays.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Breakfast Casserole
Servings: 8
Calories: 211kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound breakfast sausage (or turkey or Italian sausage; could sub with diced ham or bacon too)
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped bell peppers
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen potatoes (cubed or shredded, thawed)
  • 4.5 ounces chopped green chiles (1 small can)
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped spinach (optional; add more if desired)
  • 1/2 to 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Butter a 9×9 (or 8×10) baking dish and set aside.
  • Cook the meat in fry pan over medium heat. Once cooked through, remove to a bowl. Add butter to the pan with the onions. Cook for 2 minutes. Then add the bell peppers and cook an additional 2 minutes. Next mix in the potatoes and cook until heated through, about 3 minutes. Stir in the sausage and green chiles and then pour into the baking dish. Place in the refrigerator to cool slightly, before adding the eggs.
  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Whisk the eggs, milk, salt and pepper in bowl. Then pour over the sausage mixture in the baking dish. Sprinkle chopped spinach over the top. Next add the cheese. Cover with foil and then bake 45 minutes. Remove foil and cook an additional 10-15 minutes, or until a toothpick comes clean. Let stand a few minutes before serving.

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Nutrition

Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 173mg | Sodium: 417mg | Potassium: 301mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1120IU | Vitamin C: 29.5mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 2.2mg