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

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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!"

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    8 hrs

    8 hrs 30 mins


  1. Cook sausage according to package directions; cut into 1/4-inch slices; set aside. In a bowl, combine green onions, red pepper, chilies and cilantro; set aside.
  2. 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. Repeat layers twice. In a bowl, beat the eggs, milk, salt and pepper; pour over layered ingredients.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or until thermometer inserted into the center reads 160 degrees F. Serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 25, 2014

I made a few modifications. Instead of sausage, I used bacon. I added a fire-roasted jalapeño and Anahein chile to the veggie layer. And I had only the potatoes and cheese on top, kept the bacon and veggies in two internal layers (so it went: 1/3 of potatoes, 1/2 of bacon, 1/2 of veggies, 1/3 of cheese, 1/3 of potatoes, 1/2 of bacon, 1/2 of veggies, 1/3 of cheese, q/3 of potatoes, 1/3 of cheese). It had a pretty good flavor and it certainly was convenient. Leftovers tomorrow!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 18, 2014

I didn't like this recipe at all but my boyfriend thought it was okay, but nothing special. The recipe is easy to follow and was simple to make. This had NO flavor. Even after adding more cheese and salsa or hot sauce was bland. This could be good if you were serving a bunch of people and you don't have a clue about their tastes.

Oct 19, 2014

Delicious but add spices. I never go with out garlic opinion power salt and pepper

Apr 19, 2014

Easy to make for a brunch or potluck. My family liked it. It did take closer to the 9 hour mark to cook. I served it with salsa and sour cream.

Nov 11, 2014

This was excellent. Not sure why it has gotten low ratings. I cooked it in my Ninja slow cooker and it was done before 8 hours. It actually was done within 7 because the top was really brown, but everbody loved it. I am making it again tomorrow with chorizo.

Apr 18, 2014

I made this last night for potluck at work. I made with hot italian sausage which was very good. If I make again I would use a few more eggs and more cheese. Took a little longer than 8 hours to cook all the way.

Jan 11, 2015

Worked better with bacon than sausage I thought. I may try it with linguica soon though.

Nov 25, 2014

Next time use turkey sausage


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  • Calories
  • 379 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 239 mg
  • 80%
  • Fat
  • 28.9 g
  • 45%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 22.6 g
  • 45%
  • Sodium
  • 851 mg
  • 34%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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