Breakfast Sausage Casserole

This breakfast casserole is easy and made with store-bought shredded hash brown potatoes, eggs, cheese, pork sausage and a few other ingredients. Prep time is minimal so you get more time to enjoy it.

I like most recipes with eggs. Breakfast casseroles are my favorite since you can customize them to your liking. This could be vegetarian or non-vegetarian and with as many veggies as you like.

I use store-bought shredded hash brown potatoes which I typically keep on hand in my freezer. This recipe is gluten free so long as the sausage has no gluten products.

I like making this recipe for holidays and special events; it’s great for a crowd. To make it extra special drizzle some sour cream on when you serve.

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Ingredients

  • 1 lbs. pork or chicken breakfast sausage
  • 1 cup yellow onion, chopped
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1.5 tsp. dried mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced chives
  • 3 cup shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican style cheese
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Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease an 10×10-inch round baking dish with non-stick cooking spray, then aside. Heat a heavy bottom large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage, break it up, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring a few times in between. Add onion, cooking for 3 minutes or until onions are soft.

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In a large bowl add eggs and beat well. Add salt, pepper, and mustard.

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Beat well, then add milk, heavy cream, and chives. Mix well, then add shredded potatoes, mix, add 1 and 3/4 cup of the shredded cheddar cheese. Leave 1/4 cup of the cheese for garnish.

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Fold everything well. Add cooked onion and sausage, along with all the grease. Fold the mixture well.

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Pour into prepared baking dish, spread the mixture well. Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 60 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.

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Sprinkle reserved shredded cheese and chives before serving.

Serves 8

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