Christmas Brunch Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min.


12 servings

Updated: Nov. 01, 2022
No one leaves the table hungry when I serve this savory casserole. In fact, folks rave about it! What I like as much as the taste is that I can prepare it ahead of time. —Mary Eckler, Louisville, Kentucky
Christmas Brunch Casserole Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 pounds bulk pork sausage
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 3 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup whole milk


  1. In a skillet, cook sausage and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Place in a lightly greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Layer with the rice, cereal and cheddar cheese. In a bowl, beat the eggs, soup and milk. Spread over top.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting. Refrigerate any leftovers.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • Add this recipe to your Christmas brunch ideas. It's a crowd pleaser and most importantly, it's easy to prepare in advance.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 each: 379 calories, 26g fat (12g saturated fat), 166mg cholesterol, 766mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 16g protein.