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Overnight Country Sausage and Hash Brown Casserole

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 9 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 8

Everything you love about the All-American breakfast—eggs, hash browns and sausage—gets packed into an amazing, cheesy casserole the whole family will love. The best part? You can prep it the night before, making it the ultimate lazy morning meal. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) bulk hot pork sausage
10
eggs
1 1/2
cups milk
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4
teaspoon ground pepper
1
bag (20 oz) refrigerated O’Brien hash browns (about 4 1/2 cups)
1 1/2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (6 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In 8-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes or until no longer pink; drain.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat eggs, milk, Dijon mustard and pepper with whisk until mixed well. Stir in hash browns, 1 cup of the cheese and the cooked sausage. Pour mixture in baking dish; cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 12 hours.
  • 3
    Heat oven to 350°F. Remove dish from refrigerator, uncover and top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until center is just set. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Feel free to use regular pork breakfast sausage or the hot and spicy variety, depending on what suits your taste.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped chives, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
280mg
94%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Potassium
420mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
3g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • You no longer have to go to the diner to enjoy a delicious all-American breakfast: this easy recipe that you can prep the night before has all the breakfast essentials like sausage, hash browns and, of course, eggs! The casserole-style of this recipe is also a budget-friendly alternative to taking the entire family out to brunch since it’s big enough to serve a crowd of eight people. Prepping brunch for a crowd can be a bit of a hassle, especially if you’re not a morning person—but it doesn’t have to be! Genius tricks like prepping dishes the night before and baking the next morning can save you a lot of headaches the day of the party. Another option is to prep and bake your casserole, and store it in the freezer so you have it on hand for a rainy day or for when unexpected company shows up! If you do this, try to thaw the casserole in the fridge overnight before you bake it. You will need to add an additional 15 minutes on to the bake time. This recipe is one of our most popular overnight breakfast bakes, but there are so many more! Once you’ve tried this recipe, add these others to your to-do list.

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