Slow Cooker Overnight Breakfast Casserole Recipe
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Slow Cooker Overnight Breakfast Casserole Recipe

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Wake up relaxed, refreshed and ready to eat, with this great dish from Johnsonville. Let your favorite breakfast ingredients simmer and meld together overnight and you’ll have the perfect morning meal ready whenever you wake up!—Brought to you by The Kitchen at Johnsonville® Sausage.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 8 Hours
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 8 Hours
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 2 packages (12 ounces, each) Johnsonville® Original Breakfast Sausage
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 sweet red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced mild green chilies
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 package (30 ounces) frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Cook sausage according to package directions; cut into 1/4-inch slices; set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine green onions, red pepper, chilies and cilantro; set aside.
  3. Spray the interior of a 5 to 6 quart slow cooker with vegetable cooking spray. Layer one-third of the hash browns, sausage, green onion mixture and cheese into crock.
  4. Repeat layers twice.
  5. In a bowl, beat the eggs, milk, salt and pepper' pour over layered ingredients.
  6. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or until thermometer inserted into the center reads 160°F. Serve. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Slow Cooker Overnight Breakfast Casserole in Johnsonville® Sausage 2017

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igp5 User ID: 1760562 265027
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2017

"Do the hashbrowns get crispy?"

sparklediamnod User ID: 7942949 214132
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2014

"Ladies--you hit the nail on the head.

read the recipe, and if there is something you don't like, can't eat, not on your diet, then just pass it up, go on and find something you can and will eat. You are knocking some ones well thought out work, that is not very kind. If it ain't your style, then forget it, move on. Stop messing up the recipe."

dplaisance User ID: 4511471 140399
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2014

"This is close to a recipe i've made before. Putting it in the crock pot the night before is GREAT. It feeds a crowd and its ready when you wake up. Great for overnight guest!!! This recipe is a keeper."

Southernmama User ID: 81270 191449
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2014

"Since we're empty nesters, I cut it down to half. Not being a fan of cilantro, I eliminated it, period. Used a one pound roll of sausage (hot) all I had at the time and layered ingredients in a 4 quart slow cooker, but as directed. Great recipes inspire cooks and one need not fear making changes to suit dietary needs or special tastes. This is a great recipe!! The leftovers? Wrapped them in a warm tortilla with a dab of sour cream for breakfast burritos. Awesome. This is a keeper and screams for a brunch with family and friends!!"

angieact1 User ID: 1990802 153787
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2014

"I used turkey sausage and my whole family loves it!"

peabody1313 User ID: 1648350 189794
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2014

"@ IENON: Omit the potatoes if you are worried about it being low carb and quit you're whining already! I also hate when people rate a recipe and change this and add that so the recipe is NOTHING like its original format... Geez, just saying!

I have been making a recipe similar to this for years and it is delicious. I have never tried it with cilantro and green chiles, but I will now and I'll even try the crock... Never done that before!!"

KerrySD User ID: 7744863 141387
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2014

"Why does there always have to be at least one person that gives a low rating because of their own dietary needs or wishes? Nowhere does it say that the recipe is low carb. Do these people give non-fiction books a low rating because they like fiction? Reviews like that are not helpful at all. It's not even a review! I'll be back with a review once I make it and load up with carbs!!!!!!!"

ashapoo User ID: 4306665 191446
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2014

"I agree with Sempersmom...I hate when someone gives a recipe a low score because it doesn't meet their dietary needs! When I look at ratings I want to see if something tastes good. I can decide on my own whether or not I want to make it based on the ingredients!"

[email protected] User ID: 2545920 201098
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2014

"Why would anyone rate something they haven't even tried? If you're watching your carbs, move on. You don't have to give a negative rating. This casserole is delicious and it's great waking up in the morning smelling it ready to eat."

ienon User ID: 7344420 213709
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2014

"sounds like a lot of carbs and since you are not listing will not try. Why do you have listings for some and not others.???????"

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