Breakfast Casserole




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Introduction

Enjoy a hearty and delicious start to your day with this Breakfast Casserole recipe. Packed with savory sausage, fluffy eggs, and gooey cheese, this casserole is the perfect dish to feed a crowd or to prepare ahead for busy mornings.

Why Make This Recipe

Breakfast Casserole is easy to make, versatile, and can be customized to suit your taste preferences. It’s a great option for meal prep, family breakfasts, brunch gatherings, or even as a make-ahead meal for busy weekdays.

How to Make Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 1 can(s) crescent rolls
  • 1 pound pork sausage
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cook the sausage in a saucepan over medium heat until brown and greasy.
  3. Grease a 9×13-inch pan with cooking spray.
  4. Unroll the crescent rolls and place them on the bottom of the pan, pressing gently to seal the seams.
  5. Spread the cooked sausage evenly over the crescent rolls.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, salt, and pepper.
  7. Pour the egg mixture over the sausage.
  8. Sprinkle shredded Mozzarella and cheddar cheese on top.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until the eggs are set and the cheese is melted.
  10. Allow the casserole to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Notes:

  • Substitute sausage with bacon or ham for variety.
  • Add potatoes and green onions for extra flavor and texture.

How to Serve Breakfast Casserole

Serve this delicious casserole hot, straight from the oven. Pair it with a side of fresh fruit, toast, or a simple green salad for a well-rounded breakfast.

How to Store Breakfast Casserole

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat individual portions in the microwave or oven until warmed through.

Tips to Make Breakfast Casserole

  • Ensure the eggs are fully cooked by checking for firmness in the center of the casserole.
  • Customize the casserole with your favorite vegetables, herbs, or spices for added flavor.
  • Let the casserole rest for a few minutes before slicing to allow it to set.

Variation

For a lighter version, use turkey sausage or chicken sausage in place of pork sausage. You can also add diced peppers, mushrooms, or spinach for a veggie-packed option.

FAQs

  1. Can I make this casserole ahead of time? Yes, prepare the casserole up to a day in advance, cover it, and refrigerate. Bake it when ready to serve.
  2. Can I freeze leftovers? Yes, portion the casserole into individual servings, wrap them tightly, and freeze for up to a month.
  3. Can I use different types of cheese? Absolutely! Experiment with your favorite cheese blends like Pepper Jack, Swiss, or Colby Jack for a different flavor profile.

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