I have been making this egg casserole for 13 years, primarily for Christmas brunch gatherings. It includes eggs, bread, cheese and sausage. It also works great with bacon.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Brown sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Drain off grease, and set aside to cool. Pour the eggs into a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish.

  • In a separate large bowl, combine the sausage, bread and 12 ounces of the cheese. Mix well and pour this into the egg mixture. Top with the remaining 4 ounces of cheese and cover with foil.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes, uncover, and bake until casserole is golden brown and bubbly.

Nutrition Facts

991.4 calories; protein 47.8g 96% DV; carbohydrates 16.5g 5% DV; fat 80.5g 124% DV; cholesterol 532.5mg 178% DV; sodium 1436.4mg 58% DV. Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
04/11/2007
The casserole was great! I used 1.5 lbs of bacon instead of the sausage, added three green onions, mixed it all the night before and refrigereated overnight. I baked it at 375 for 40 minutes, the first 15 covered. I took it to a church breakfast, and they loved it! I'll definitely make it again. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
10/10/2003
This meal was TERRIBLE!! It did not take only 20 minutes to cook more like an hour. I don't know which part was supposed to be "Quick and Easy" but it wasn't. It took longer than 10 minutes to prepare and the eggs were runny. It was also way TOO RICH and greasy. I would definitely not recommend this recipe to anyone especially if you have high cholesterol!! Read More
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  • 4 star values: 66
  • 3 star values: 22
  • 2 star values: 8
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: 5 stars
04/11/2007
The casserole was great! I used 1.5 lbs of bacon instead of the sausage, added three green onions, mixed it all the night before and refrigereated overnight. I baked it at 375 for 40 minutes, the first 15 covered. I took it to a church breakfast, and they loved it! I'll definitely make it again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/07/2005
I increased the eggs to 16, added 8 slices of day old bread and tossed the sausage/bread mix lightly with the egg mix. I also added 5 T milk, 1 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper to the eggs. I used 2 c sharp cheddar in the egg mix, and topped it with another c of shredded cheddar/monterey jack blend. I used pam non stick cooking spray to coat the pan, but think a light coat of crisco shortening would have been better as some of it stuck a little. I baked it for 25-30 minutes instead of the 15 indicated. Will feed 9. My gang loved it! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/04/2003
My family REALLY liked this. We substituted bacon for the sausage (just because of preference) and it was SO good! As we discussed it though next time we'll probably add a few extra eggs and maybe toss the mix around a bit just so there aren't so many crusty bits of bread otherwise this recipe is a keeper! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/13/2003
We have updated this recipe to include cooking the sausage before it goes into the casserole. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
10/10/2003
This meal was TERRIBLE!! It did not take only 20 minutes to cook more like an hour. I don't know which part was supposed to be "Quick and Easy" but it wasn't. It took longer than 10 minutes to prepare and the eggs were runny. It was also way TOO RICH and greasy. I would definitely not recommend this recipe to anyone especially if you have high cholesterol!! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
06/05/2003
The trick with this recipe is to use COOKED meat. Brown and drain the sausage before adding to the other ingredients. It does take more like 40 minutes to bake and was a little too cheesy for my taste...Of course my kids LOVED all that cheese. We have used a similar recipe to this using bacon and it was even better. Just substitute browned crumbled bacon for the sausage and proceed as instructed. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/17/2011
The Cook time and Bake time are not correct on this. But once you bake it for long enough it is a really good recipe. You need to brown your sausage or bacon and that takes more than 10 min. to prep it all so just be prepareed to allow some time. I like to make it at night (prep) and put in fridge overnight so it all soaks in the bread. then take out and back in the morning. I covered with foil for 20 min. then uncovered for 20 min. and that seems to bake perfectly. I used bacon instead and only 12oz. it was very flavorful with that much bacon. also about 1/2 less cheese. Will make again this way. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/21/2003
This is a great recipe and a favorite with my family. My mom has made this for breakfast when we had company and for other special occasions. The only problem we had was the cook time. It spent at least 15-20 extra minutes in the oven to allow the eggs to firm up. Otherwise it's great! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/18/2003
Great for breakfast burritos! My husnabd's squadron loved it. Read More
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