Brunch Sausage Casserole

Brunch Sausage Casserole

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15 min.
85 min.
10 Servings

Put this hearty egg, cheese and sausage casserole into the oven early on a weekend morning and it will be ready by the time the whole family is up. An easy holiday brunch recipe! For extra variation try different cheeses, or add some ham or bacon bits.


  • 1 pkg. (16 oz.) bulk pork sausage, cooked, drained and crumbled
  • 4 cups cubed day-old bread
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cans (12 fl. oz. each) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 10 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
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GREASE 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Place bread in prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.

COMBINE evaporated milk, eggs, dry mustard and onion powder in medium bowl. Pour evenly over bread and cheese. Sprinkle with sausage. Cover; refrigerate overnight.

PREHEAT oven to 325° F.

BAKE for 55 to 60 minutes or until cheese is golden brown. Cover with foil if top browns too quickly. Season with ground black pepper.

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A Family Favorite

An excellent recipe to have on hand. My family loves this dish. I make it up on Christmas Eve, then, Christmas morning I just pop it in the oven and enjoy watching the kids open their goodies while it bakes. It's ready to eat about the same time as the gifts are all opened. So simple to make, yet delicious to eat, too.

- Cheri Keplinger


I started making this recipe 9 years ago, but did not use Carnation evaporated milk. It was a holiday brunch casserole, a "companies coming" weekend casserole, and our favorite, grandchildrens night, casserole. The evaporated milk really adds more creamy goodness to it. The grandchildren who don't like eggs even like this.

- Fran Yanta from Grantsville, MD

A relaxing breakfast

This recipe is great! When we have friends over and they spend the night, I fix this the night before and then heat it up the next morning. It so much nicer than scurrying around in the kitchen in the morning to get everyone fed! (And you don't have to take orders to see what everyone wants:)

- jeanne henderson from Sykesville, MD


I made this for my Mother's Day annual brunch for my mother & mother in law a few yrs ago. Everyone loved it especially my husband. I make it alot. I reduce the fat though by using rdf JD sausage, egg beaters & 2% fat shredded cheese. It tastes just like the full fat version. My husband can't tell the difference! Great recipe to have on hand.

- Kathy Palladino

Breakfast Brunch

This recipe is excellent, I used left over HAM instead of sausage & added chopped red peppers & Onions. This makes for easy brunch meal, potluck, or just a GREAT make ahead meal.

- kathleen DuBois from Brookfield, WI

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/10 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 10

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 420
  • Calories from Fat: 250
  • Total Fat: 28g (43% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 13g (64% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 290mg (96% of DV)
  • Sodium: 630mg (26% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 16g (5% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Sugars: 8g
  • Protein: 24g
  • Vitamin A: 10% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 40% of DV
  • Iron: 10% of DV

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

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