Breakfast Sausage, Egg & Cheese Casserole

As promised yesterday, I bring you another breakfast casserole today. This one is more of the savory variety, with a heavy dose of sausage and cheese. For the last month or so I have been absolutely craving a sausage and egg muffin from McDonald’s. I have yet to give in to that craving, and this casserole totally satisfied it. Puffed pieces of bread, set with eggs, and full of sausage and melted cheese. It’s wonderful right out of the oven – browned, puffy and cheesy. It’s a great complement to a sweeter offering, such as the French toast casserole, so you can enjoy a piece of each! Yet another feast-worthy breakfast.

I have always wanted to host a Christmas brunch, maybe one of these days! I’m thinking a couple of breakfast casseroles, some scones and cinnamon rolls, and of course… mimosas!

What are your Christmas traditions?

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Breakfast Sausage, Egg & Cheese Casserole


  • 9 eggs
  • 9 slices of Italian bread, about an inch thick, crusts removed, cubed
  • 1 pound breakfast sausage
  • ¾ cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1½ teaspoons salt


  1. Crumble and cook the sausage according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. Lightly whisk together the eggs until combined. Mix in all other ingredients, and then fold in sausage.
  3. Pour the mixture into a greased 9×13-inch baking pan. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  4. The next day, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Bake, uncovered for 45 minutes. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

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(This recipe comes from my mom’s cousin.)

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