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Christmas Brunch Casserole

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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.

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    • newsletter1162014144422
      Aug 7, 2014

      good one

    • Lizandjuan
      Dec 22, 2012

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      Dec 22, 2012

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      Dec 21, 2011

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    • Linda Ruth
      Jul 6, 2011

      A great change for a family reunion breakfast or for serving at home...if you reduce the recipe for 4 or 6 people!

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      Dec 14, 2009

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