Cornbread Breakfast Casserole
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
- 1 tube (11-1/2 ounces) refrigerated cornbread twists
- 1/4 pound bulk pork sausage
- 3 large eggs
- 2 tablespoons half-and-half cream
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Dash salt, optional
- 1/2 cup Mexican cheese blend or cheddar cheese
- 2 tablespoons chopped green chilies
- Unroll and separate cornbread dough along perforations into 16 pieces. Using 10 or 11 pieces, line the bottom and sides of an ungreased shallow 3-cup baking dish. Flatten and press dough pieces together to seal perforations. Bake at 375° for 11-14 minutes or until golden brown.
- Meanwhile, crumble sausage into skillet; cook over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain well and set aside.
- In a bowl, combine the eggs, cream, pepper and salt if desired. In the same skillet, cook and stir eggs over medium heat until completely set.
- In a bowl, combine the sausage, scrambled eggs, cheese and chilies. Spoon into prebaked crust. Top with remaining dough. Flatten and press together to cover top; seal edges.
- Bake 18-22 minutes longer or until top is deep golden brown. Serve immediately.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Pillsbury refrigerated corn bread twists.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 915 calories, 52g fat (19g saturated fat), 372mg cholesterol, 1881mg sodium, 75g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 32g protein.
Originally published as Corn Bread Breakfast Casserole in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook