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Hearty Breakfast Egg Bake Recipe

Hearty Breakfast Egg Bake Recipe

“I always fix this casserole ahead when overnight guests are visiting, so I have more time to spend with them. Then, I simply add some toast or biscuits and fresh fruit for a complete meal that everyone loves. It also reheats well.” Pamela Norris - Fenton, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 45 min. + standing YIELD:8 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds bulk pork sausage
  • 3 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk


  • 1. Crumble sausage into a large skillet. Cook over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with hash browns and cheese.
  • 2. In a large bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients; pour over the top. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • 3. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 427 calories, 32g fat (15g saturated fat), 281mg cholesterol, 887mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein.

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suejjj User ID: 5304276 254195
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2016

"This is awesome and my go to brunch dish. I use one package of refrigerator hash browns instead of frozen and combine the soup and milk first before adding whisked eggs. It's great with sausage but the other breakfast meats are also good in this!"

kbabe819 User ID: 3846515 247828
Reviewed May. 3, 2016

"Tasted great but I personally like my potatoes on the side and the casserole just be egg."

7833louis User ID: 1040763 244989
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2016

"Can't go wrong with this one! I make it often; it's so flexible - different meats, add peppers, mushrooms, different cheeses, green onions/chives. Next time I'm going to add some fresh, chopped broccoli. Thanks for sharing!"

DHehr User ID: 4122496 225812
Reviewed May. 3, 2015


Worshipguy User ID: 6391761 218260
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2015

"I made this for a church prayer breakfast and out of about 10 breakfast casseroles this was the first one devoured. It was fantastic!"

TerryDun User ID: 3766236 160646
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2014

"Great casserole! I have made it several times already. I use Jimmy Dean precooked turkey Crumbles instead of the pork sausage, non fat evaported milk and low fat cheese. I also add a can green chiles for a little extra kick. I make this, cut into serving size pieces and freeze for my husband to have for breakfast. I keep a couple pieces at a time in refrigerator and he heats in microwave. Delicious!!"

MarineMom_texas User ID: 31788 144821
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2014

"I made this delicious dish this morning for breakfast and it is a winner. Definitely five stars and five thumbs up. This is going into my recipes as we will be having this again and again. Made very small changes - halved the recipe for the two of us, used square frozen hash browns instead of shredded and more cheese. Here is a link to my review and photos:"

jsmatt User ID: 6631770 146006
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2014

"so good. definitely a keeper"

Judy Battenberg User ID: 7036422 99326
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2013

"I made this for Christmas (yesterday) and it was a hit! Everybody raved and raved over it. I cooked bacon & sausage on the side rather than including either one because some can't eat bacon and some can't eat sausage . . . therefore, for the meat, I gave them a choice of either or none. Since I didn't include the meat in the casserole, I did sprinkle a little kosher salt and black pepper over the layer of cheese - just a little. Even my 11 yr old niece loved it and kids aren't normally big on casseroles. Simple to make."

Sunshine85331 User ID: 7475331 93635
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2013

"Yummy!! Made it for a Boyscouts camp out. Made 2 batches one with Canadian bacon and one with Maple Sausage..I liked the one with Maple Sausage better. I had a few extra eggs and tossed them in as well. Baked them in 2 Dutch ovens worked amazing, and tasted yummy.. Will definitely cook again. Next time I may throw a few spoon fulls into flour tortilla and make a burrito ."

NBrock67 User ID: 7214310 99325
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2013

"Delicious! Trying to find a gluten free substitute for soup. Otherwise outstanding and easy to make. Hint to reduce the grease...put the sausage on paper towels after cooking."

jksteinlage User ID: 1257090 99324
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2013

"I wish people would stop making comments if they haven't tried the recipe or have no intention to try the recipe. This is not under the low-fat or healthy catagory, so if it is not up to your health standards or requirements, go to another receipe! By the way, a great recipe!"

JoanKnapp User ID: 6963385 93633
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2013

"too much fat, cholesterol, and too much sodium."

Dawn Humphreys User ID: 5175289 161233
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2012

"Our favorite breakfast casserole. Yummy! We make this almost every other weekend and the kids as well as adults love it!"

interpretermom User ID: 3118724 166801
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2011

"I made this one year for a Christmas breakfast and while I thought it was just okay, the friend who ate it with me wanted the recipe. She has made it several times and thinks it is delicious."

LuvMyWesties User ID: 3215694 161372
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2011

"Serve to family staying with us over the Holiday. Everyone liked it."

pcidoc User ID: 993699 161370
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2011

"Simple and easy, but very good. This is the first time my 15 year old granddaughter has liked my Thanksgiving morning breakfast casserole. Her mom called and got the recipe from me so that she can serve it on Christmas morning. This one is is a keeper. Thanks!"

MommyAustin User ID: 6342491 93100
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2011

"I absolutley LOVE this recipe! I make it every time I have overnight guests! I never have leftovers! I whisk the eggs and milk together first, then whisk in the can of soup to make sure everything is completely mixed. We've also used colby-jack cheese and had great results!"

sharprn User ID: 1154830 92483
Reviewed May. 14, 2011

"I used bell pepper and onion hash browns and hot sausage. It was a hit!"

Morinstoltz User ID: 5928360 144820
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2011

"Awesome! Made if for a brunch at work. Everyone raved about it. As easy, put together the night before and baked it before going to work. It kept hot in a insulated casserole carrier. My husband is already asking me to make it for him!"

mwilson101 User ID: 1272496 144818
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2011

"Its a keeper. Did add the green chiles also. Instead of shredded hash browns I substituted the southern style chunk potatoes. Terrific."

MyLittleChickadees User ID: 3556835 92481
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2010

"The flavor of really good pork sausage is very important in this recipe. We all loved it Christmas morning and I'll definitely make it again. I didn't thaw the hashbrowns because in the fridge overnight they thawed just fine (besides it was easier to spread them around while they were still frozen)."

Nazirite4God User ID: 4361078 92479
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2010

"This recipe was very well received by my family. It was a first for breakfast during Christmas morning and everyone enjoyed it."

ladyboom User ID: 4709629 99317
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2010

"I made this for my family's brunch today (Christmas) and they all wanted the recipe. The only addition I made was to add green chilis. The sausage I used was also very good, so that helped. All in all, a delicious, easy recipe! Thank you for submitting it!"

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 92465
Reviewed May. 14, 2010

"Hearty breakfast egg bake is a simple, easy meal to make and one my family makes any time we want a simple breakfast. It's so easy and so good, we will be keeping this recipe for a long time to come."

hag2nut User ID: 3275492 66227
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2010

"I used half regular breakfast sausage and half maple and that added a nice flavor."

boxerlvr1 User ID: 3205595 114882
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2009

"Simple and good! Also easy to could jazz it up as much as you want."

lurky27 User ID: 1251896 99315
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2009

"This dish tasted great. My husband made it, and he inadvertently added a whole bag of frozen shredded hash brown potatoes instead of measuring out only 3 cups. It tasted great regardless!

~ Theresa"

haley14 User ID: 1887911 114880
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2009

"Wow! My family cant get enough of this casserole. Definitely a 5 star recipe as it is but the third time I made it, I tweaked it a bit,added chopped ham and mushrooms to the bottom layer and added a can of diced, Green chili's to the egg mixture. I also baked it for 1 hour because we like it a little bit more browned on the top. I will be making this on Christmas Eve to pop in the oven on Christmas Day while my family opens presents. Absolutely Awesome!"

jnjrok User ID: 1992251 145083
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2009

"It was good and was easy to make, but it tasted just like every other egg dish recipe. Not special enough to warrant 5 stars."

lrodriguez319 User ID: 3047091 99243
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2009

"I love to make this recipe the day before Christmas. I use a foil pan on a cookie sheet so you don't have to get it out ahead of time and it can bake while the family has coffee and opens gifts. It makes for a nice relaxing morning."

sthrshr User ID: 2451626 160260
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2009

"Can this be frozen? I'd like to prepare some things ahead of Thanksgiving."

doranne User ID: 2601327 99242
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2009

"Good Recipe! Although I use leftover potatoes and add mushrooms and use 9 eggs and no milk. My family devours it as soon as I say it's ready."

stephanie.haggard User ID: 1583978 99161
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2009

"Excellent recipe. Made this for Thanksgiving brunch. It was a hit with everyone. Will make this a part of our regular rotation."

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