This recipe is perfect for weekday breakfasts, make this on a Sunday night and you’ll have a delicious, perfectly cooked sausage and egg casserole recipe. What better way to start the week than with an easy, wholesome breakfast?
For this recipe, we again employ the help of the crockpot. Using the crockpot will help in tenderizing the meats and making it more flavorful. Also, one of the advantages of using the crockpot is cutting your cooking time in half. Now, you don’t have to wait for so long for just one dish.
Enjoy this egg casserole recipe with rice or bread. You can also choose the type of sausage you want to incorporate in your casserole. We recommend using Hungarian sausage for its spicy flavor — it will surely take this dish up a notch. If you want to see more casserole recipes, try this porkchop Alfredo casserole.
How To Make Crockpot Sausage & Egg Casserole
A super-simple breakfast dish, made with the ease of the crockpot.
- 12 beaten eggs
- 14 slices of bread
- 2 1/4 cup milk, low-fat or skim is ok
- 2 1/2 cup cheddar or Monterey jack cheese, grated
- 1 lb. sausage, cooked and drained
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper, more or less to taste
- 2 tsp mustard, optional
- Grease the sides of the crock with butter.
- If desired, spread mustard on one side of the bread, and cut bread into large squares.
- Make layers in the crockpot of bread, followed by sausage, followed by cheese, ending with a cheese layer.
- Beat eggs, milk, salt, and pepper together.
- Pour over crockpot mixture, cover, and turn on low. Cook for 8-12 hours.
- Sugar: 2g
- Calcium: 52mg
- Calories: 29kcal
- Carbohydrates: 2g
- Cholesterol: 5mg
- Fat: 2g
- Fiber: 1g
- Iron: 1mg
- Potassium: 60mg
- Protein: 1g
- Saturated Fat: 1g
- Sodium: 126mg
- Vitamin A: 74IU
Frequently Asked Questions
This portion is too big, can I store this?
You can keep this for up to 5 days in an airtight container in your fridge. Meaning that you can make breakfast for the entire week with this recipe. However, if you’re not big on repeating meals, half the ingredients of this recipe for a smaller Sausage and Egg Casserole.
What kinds of sausage can I use here?
It’s all up to you! If you want a little bit of spice in your casserole, we recommend using Andouille sausages. But, if you want it really spicy, feel free to use Hungarian sausage. For those who don’t like spicy food, you can use the common sausages sold at the butcher like the Frankfurter. There is so much to choose from, might as well put your favorite sausage!
ConclusionWe understand how hectic mornings can be, which is why we love a good, overnight crockpot recipe. There are few things more satisfying than waking up to a ready-to-eat breakfast when you're in a rush. Now, what are you waiting for? Go to the nearest butcher and order your preferred sausages and let's cook!
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