Easy Breakfast Casserole

By ohioeggs  ,

January 26, 2016

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An easy, one-dish hearty Breakfast Casserole, filled with tender turkey sausage, peppers and onions. Prepare it ahead and pop in the oven for a healthy breakfast the whole family will love.

  • Yields: Serves 8


1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound turkey breakfast sausage

½ large onion, diced

1 red pepper, seeded and diced

6 - 7 slices wheat bread, crusts removed, cubed

2 cups cheese, divided (cheddar, gruyere, swiss, etc.)

8 large eggs

2 cups whole milk

1 teaspoon dry mustard

dash hot sauce

½ teaspoon pepper

pinch salt

fresh chives for garnish


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large skillet heat the oil over medium heat. Add the sausage, Cook stirring frequently. After five minutes add the onion and red pepper. Continue cooking until sausage is browned and crumbly. Drain if needed.

Combine the sausage mixture with the bread, red pepper and cheese (reserve approximately 1/3 cup cheese for the top. Arrange the sausage/bread/cheese mixture evenly in a buttered, 13 x 9-inch baking dish.

In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, mustard, salt, pepper and hot sauce; carefully pour the mixture over the ingredients in the baking dish. Allow the dish to rest for one-hour. The casserole can be prepared, up to this point, a day in advance. It must be covered and refrigerated. Remove from the refrigerator and let stand 30-minutes prior to baking.

Bake casserole until set and golden, about 40 - 45 minutes. A knife inserted in the middle should come out clean. Top with the remaining cheese. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh chives.

Watch how easy it is to make a Breakfast Casserole.


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