Breakfast Casserole in a Slow Cooker


Cooks while you sleep! Some fun variations of this recipe: before cooking (during prep) you can add chunks of sourdough bread, diced chiles, salsa, and/or diced green onions. You can use sage or regular sausage in place of the maple sausage, if desired.

close up view of a slice of Breakfast Casserole with fresh herbs on a red plate
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs 20 mins
8 servings


  • cooking spray

  • 1 (26 ounce) package frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed

  • 12 eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 (16 ounce) package maple-flavored sausage

  • 1 (16 ounce) package shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Spray the crock of a slow cooker with cooking spray. Spread hash browns to cover the bottom of the slow cooker crock.

  2. Whisk eggs, milk, mustard, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl.

  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir sausage in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease. Spread sausage over hash browns and spread Cheddar cheese over sausage. Pour egg mixture over cheese.

  4. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

641 Calories
54g Fat
21g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 641
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 54g 69%
Saturated Fat 23g 114%
Cholesterol 376mg 125%
Sodium 989mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 9mg 43%
Calcium 488mg 38%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 620mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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