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Sausage and Cheddar Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Sausage and Cheddar Breakfast Casserole Recipe

This is a good breakfast dish when you're short on time. It's simple to prepare and can be made early or even frozen until needed. -Sorrel Pickle Arcadia, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:2-4 servings


  • 2 slices bread
  • 1/2 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Remove crusts from bread; cut bread into 1-in. cubes. Place in a greased 8-in. square baking dish.
  • 2. In a small skillet, brown the sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Sprinkle the sausage and cheese over bread cubes.
  • 3. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, mustard, salt and pepper. Pour over the sausage and cheese. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until puffed and golden. Yield: 2-4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 293 calories, 21g fat (9g saturated fat), 203mg cholesterol, 610mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 15g protein.

Reviews for Sausage and Cheddar Breakfast Casserole

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cheriinil User ID: 6339649 233661
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2015

"This is an awesome recipe. I've used ham in stead of sausage. I've even used hamburger buns and it's worked out well."

bulliste User ID: 5482536 107774
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2014

"My family loves this dish. I substitute venison sausage in place of the pork breakfast sausage."

danielleylee User ID: 4484886 157389
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2013

"I make this recipe all of the time! It's one of my husband's favorites. One of my go to recipes (I hate to say it but I even have the recipe memorized). I just made it today for my family for breakfast. It is so quick and easy and a great way to use leftover bread!"

kerrynjames User ID: 5662698 86561
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2013

"I doubled the recipe and added some onion and bell peppers.... I was glad for the extra flavor from that, but overall disappointed in the blandness of the dish."

Kirchner User ID: 143349 207653
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2012

"I have made this several times. I vary the meats (ham, breakfast pork sausage, Italian sausage...almost anything you have will work). I like to use 3 slices of bread, for a firmer texture. Yummy."

Bajaspeed User ID: 6369857 156719
Reviewed May. 6, 2012

"Okay recipe when you are in a hurry."

ButterFingers55 User ID: 6491341 62328
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2012

"This is an easy and quick recipe. This dish has an excellent taste and is very filling. I will make this recipe again. Perfect for breakfast."

mhill1996 User ID: 5349944 152881
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2011

"I made this during Thanksgiving Weekend; Even my picky eaters love it!! Now for us adults--I add onion, chopped sweet red peppers. Yes I have to make two pans--otherwise not enough to go around:) So easy! Thanks for sharing your recipe!"

kerschc User ID: 2601335 72463
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2011

"My family loves this dish. I like to put it together the night before so I can just pop it in the oven in the morning. I used maple flavored sausage in a pinch once. Now that is our favorite way to make it."

lovemyman User ID: 5754778 86506
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2011

"really good, like a country breakfast quiche-even my picky 4 yr old had 3 helpings, thats saying alot"

janeron User ID: 1726882 156718
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2011

"very good & easy-i changed quite a bit:used 1 hot dog bun torn,2 precooked sausage patties,cut into pieces, 1 slice american cheese, torn,2 eggs & 1 egg white, 1/2 c fat free milk.& rest of ing.. i sprayed a 2 qt saucepan with oil then added bread,sausage and cheese, turned on heat while mixing ingredients, poured over bread,sausage & cheese, covered and cooked on med. To speed it up i turned it when one side was brown, covered & cooked til done. it puffed nicely and tasted great."

MaryHauser User ID: 1036156 161177
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2011

"This is just the base I was looking for! Very good, I also added some chopped green onion and tomato. I didn't have Gorgonzola, I used cheddar instead. Very easy, simple and tasty! Thanks for sharing."

Michelle D User ID: 4651271 80772
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"I have made this recipe twice now. It is great for a quick evening meal."

banana2813 User ID: 5316421 80647
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2010

"I made this for the first time for a party I was having. I had never had it before so it was either going to be a big hit or a big miss! Luckily, it was a big hit!! Everyone loved it and wanted the recipe. They were surprised at how little ingredients are in it and how easy it is to make! I have one friend who doesn't like sausage, so she uses cut up bacon instead and always gets rave reviews about it. I, myself, love the sausage!"

catmama682002 User ID: 1516842 79703
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2010

"This recipe is perfect for 2 people. I substituted onion powder for the mustard and it was delicious also."

sarahrr75 User ID: 1069438 157387
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2010

"I made this for Easter brunch at church. I made one pan with onions, and one without. There was not one single bite left over! I am wondering if I can premake this and freeze it so I can pull it out on those crazy mornings. It was easy to make, and it can be modified to include green peppers or onions, tomatoes, different cheeses, different meats...great recipe!"

ashawnte User ID: 4469477 86503
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2010

"This quick, easy and delicious recipe is the start to a lot of my busy weekend mornings. My boyfriend LOVED it. Will double the recipe next time for leftovers."

Dioptase User ID: 1776920 135654
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2010

"I substituted bacon and ham for the sausage My husband loved this. You could add onion and green pepper, too. I will double the recipe next time so there are leftovers. YUM!!"

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