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Sausage Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 630kcal
Start your day right with this delicious baked sausage breakfast casserole. Perfect if you are feeding a crowd and great for make ahead breakfasts for the family. Made with eggs, breakfast sausage and loaded with fresh veggies.
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  • 1 pound breakfast sausage
  • 12 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup cream or milk
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup mushrooms sliced
  • ½ cup onion diced
  • ½ cup green bell pepper diced
  • ½ cup red bell pepper diced
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • Green onions sliced, for garnish


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9x13-inch casserole dish with cooking spray.
    ingredients for sausage cheese breakfast casserole in bowls
  • In a skillet set over medium heat, brown the sausage. Remove the cooked sausage to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
    1 pound breakfast sausage
    cooking breakfast sausage in a skillet with a wood spoon
  • Add the mushrooms, onion, and bell peppers to the skillet and sauté for 2-3 minutes until softened. Set aside to cool slightly.
    ½ cup mushrooms, ½ cup onion, ½ cup green bell pepper, ½ cup red bell pepper
    chopped veggies in a skillet
  • In a large bowl, combine the eggs, sour cream, cream, salt, garlic powder, and pepper. Whisk until well combined. Fold in 1 cup of cheese.
    12 eggs, 1 cup sour cream, 1/4 cup cream, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, ½ teaspoon black pepper, 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
    egg mixture in a glass bowl
  • Layer the cooked sausage and vegetables in the casserole dish. Pour the egg mixture over the top, then sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
    sausage egg breakfast casserole mixture topped with shredded cheese in a glass casserole pan before baking
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until the edges are set and the center is just barely jiggly.
    baked sausage cheese breakfast casserole in a glass casserole pan
  • Serve garnished with sliced green onions.
    Green onions



  • Grease your casserole dish before adding the ingredients so that it is easy to remove and serve.
  • Be sure to drain the sausage of any excess grease or the casserole can become to oily.
  • The casserole is baked when the edges are set and there is a very slight jiggle in the center.
  • If making ahead of time, let cool fully before storing.


Calories: 630kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 52g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 19g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 455mg | Sodium: 1264mg | Potassium: 505mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1730IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 383mg | Iron: 3mg