Sausage and Egg Casserole

Sausage and Egg Casserole

Kathleen Donnelly Ernst

"The perfect combination of eggs, sausage, bread, and cheese. Tender, delicious, and the family likes it!"
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9 h 35 m servings 363 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 363 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 24.1 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.1g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 21.6 g
  • 43%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 239 mg
  • 80%
  • Sodium:
  • 1114 mg
  • 45%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and stir in sausage. Cook and stir until sausage is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Drain and discard any excess grease.
  2. Beat eggs in a large bowl; stir in milk, salt, and mustard. Fold bread cubes, Cheddar cheese, and sausage into egg mixture. Pour into a lightly greased 7x11-inch baking dish. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Remove casserole from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean, about 40 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.


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  1. 35 Ratings

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Very easy, make ahead and tasty too! This is one of those recipes where you can customize it to suit your taste - add onions or other meats & veggies if you want. I made this for Faceless Fren...

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I was really disappointed by this recipe. I followed it to the letter and it came out squishy with the nastiest spongy texture. The flavor was good but the texture ruined it. I would suggest usi...

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Very easy, make ahead and tasty too! This is one of those recipes where you can customize it to suit your taste - add onions or other meats & veggies if you want. I made this for Faceless Fren...

Wonderful basic recipe, I increased it to serve 12, added green onion, green and red peppers chopped, and some chopped tomato for color and extra taste---got all rave remarks. Would be good w...

Not a bad egg and sausage casserole however I wish I had put some veggies like onion, garlic, and maybe spinach to give it more variety. I would also recommend using breakfast sausage with herb ...

Great recipe! I've used this one for years. We messed up one year and bought maple sausage instead of plain and have been using maple since!

It was easy and delicious. I even cheated - I made it in the morning so it didn't get the night of soaking. We still enjoyed it and cooked up great.

This is a good casserole! I have made it twice. The first time I refrigerated it overnight before cooking. The second time, I let the egg, cheese, and milk mixture set while I fried the sausage....

I added pieces of bread to cover the bottom of dish which soaked up the milk mixture. This added volume to the casserole.

I was asked to make a brunch featuring this casserole because my friends love this dish. However, to help with calories, I use pre-cooked turkey sausage. I also enjoy adding sautéed crimini mu...

Had the grandkids help fix this for a holiday brunch-they loved fixing & eating it the next morning! Very easy!

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