Breakfast Recipe Oven Recipe

Overnight Breakfast Casserole

30 mins
45 mins
Portions: 8 Servings

For an epic casserole that’s perfect for starting the day, this recipe from the Johnsonville® flavor gurus really hits the spot! This dish brings together several breakfast superstar flavors.  The secret to this recipe is the overnight prep—it maximizes the enhanced taste of ingredients.

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OVERNIGHT BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

Recipe made by the Sausage Chefs

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) JOHNSONVILLE® Original Breakfast Sausage Links
  • 6 English muffins, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 12 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup bacon bits

Cooking Instructions

  1. Cook sausage according to package directions. Cool slightly; cut into ¼-inch coin-slice pieces.
  2. In a greased 9x13-inch baking dish, layer half English muffin cubes and half sausage pieces; repeat layers.
  3. Drizzle with butter and sprinkle with the cheese, onion and red pepper.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, salt and pepper. Pour over casserole; with sprinkle with bacon.
  5. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  6. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Uncover and bake at 350˚F for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.