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Best Breakfast Casserole

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars

"This is my family's favorite breakfast recipe, always served on holiday mornings. It's great when complemented with fruit and resurrection cinnamon rolls. You can assemble this casserole, cover it with plastic wrap, and refrigerate it overnight before baking, if desired."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 488 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 casserole)

Directions

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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir sausage and water in the hot skillet until sausage is browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Spread crescent roll dough out into prepared baking dish to cover the inside of the dish completely. Prick dough all over with a fork.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until slightly set, about 5 minutes.
  4. Beat eggs, milk, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl.
  5. Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and place skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir egg mixture in hot skillet until eggs are set, 3 to 5 minutes. Break up eggs into small pieces using a wooden spoon. Spread eggs evenly over crescent roll dough, spread sausage over eggs, and top with Cheddar cheese.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until crust is browned and casserole is hot, about 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 488 calories; 35.5 g fat; 13.4 g carbohydrates; 26.9 g protein; 343 mg cholesterol; 1089 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was an easy breakfast meal for a Sunday morning, with a couple adjustments. Which, I would rather not do so the recipe stays like the cook intended. However, to make it easier, I used cresc...

Most helpful critical review

This turned out pretty good. Next time I make it I'm going to try green peppers!

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This was an easy breakfast meal for a Sunday morning, with a couple adjustments. Which, I would rather not do so the recipe stays like the cook intended. However, to make it easier, I used cresc...

Delicious! I made this recipe, with a few alterations (as others suggested), and it turned out great. We had it on Thanksgiving morning. The only thing I think I'll change in the future is to go...

So easy! I used a 9oz bag of frozen sausage crumbs instead and added half a red onion. People ate it up! Original Pillsbury crescent rolls easily roll-out and lay flat. Like most , this recipe c...

I was looking for a recipe to use up my boar sausage! My daughter loves breakfast for dinner she asks for it at least once a week. I love to look for ways to change it up. It gets old after a wh...

An easy recipe and the family loved it! I did make a few modifications like some other reviewers. I used only 8 eggs, heated up some frozen hash browns and added those to the sausage. After bak...

I reserved 1/2 of the cheese to sprinkle on top during last 15 minutes of baking. Also, I added red bell pepper, onion, and mushrooms (fine dice) to the mixture. A big hit!

This turned out soooo good. Even my really picky eater came back for seconds. I only had 8 eggs on hand and not quite two cups of cheese but it didn’t hurt the outcome. Since I was missing the 4...

my husband loved it. I'll make it again.

Came out great, I substituted chorizo style sausage and pepper jack cheese for the cheddar.