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YUMMY Breakfast Egg Casserole

Posted by  ·  October 5, 2017  ·  Last Updated: October 10, 2018

This is the yummiest breakfast casserole ever! You will never need another egg casserole recipe again unless you need the best quiche recipe ever!  I make these two recipes over an over! We also like this overnight coffee cake. If you still want more yummy breakfast ideas check out these make ahead breakfast ideas.

Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast Casserole

This easy breakfast dish can be made ahead and baked in the morning making it perfect for house guests! It also reheats well. It for sure is an easy breakfast casserole.

Easy Egg Casserole

The addition of sun-dried tomatoes makes this recipe out of the ordinary. The combination of sausage, mozzarella, and the sun-dried tomatoes is divine! Trust me, you will be asked for the recipe!

Egg Casserole

Egg Casserole Recipe

Your friends and family will be so happy when you make this!

Egg Casserole
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Sausage, Sun Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Breakfast Casserole

This breakfast casserole uses a bit more unusual ingredients (sun-dried tomatoes and mozzarella) for an egg casserole, but it works! I am always asked for the recipe!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole, eggs
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
resting time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12
Calories 280 kcal
Author Cindy

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sausage
  • 1/2 cup onions finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves pressed or minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt optional

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish. Place sun dried tomatoes (found in a package in the produce section) in a bowl of water until soft --about 15 minutes. Brown sausage in medium  skillet over medium heat until brown and cooked through, breaking up with back of fork into small pieces, DRAIN WELL. Add onions and garlic and sauté until onions are tender. Add sun-dried tomatoes and cook another stir 1 minute. Spread sausage mixture in prepared dish. Cover with 2 cups mozzarella cheese. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)

    Whisk eggs and half & half in a bowl to blend well. Pour egg mixture over sausage mixture in dish. If making ahead place egg and cream mixture in a separate container and pour over sausage mixture before baking. Bake until top of casserole is golden brown and knife inserted into center comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

      Nutrition Facts
      Sausage, Sun Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Breakfast Casserole
      Amount Per Serving (12 g)
      Calories 280 Calories from Fat 189
      % Daily Value*
      Total Fat 21g 32%
      Saturated Fat 9g 45%
      Cholesterol 166mg 55%
      Sodium 524mg 22%
      Potassium 367mg 10%
      Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
      Sugars 2g
      Protein 15g 30%
      Vitamin A 9.9%
      Vitamin C 3.7%
      Calcium 16.4%
      Iron 8.1%
      * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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      If you don’t have access to half and half. Here are 4 Easy Ways to Make Your Own Half-and-Half Substitute.
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      1. Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
        My husband loved this recipe! I also made this for a little women's brunch and I got a lot of recipe requests. Thanks for sharing this, Cindy!
      2. Thursday, October 5th, 2017
        Looks so good. Perfect breakfast idea for when relatives come to visit. Can't wait to try it.
      3. K
        Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
        Sounds delicious, but please tell me what half and half is? Is it some sort of cream? Also, is it mince you are using, or is it sausage, just cut up into pieces?
      4. Sunday, August 15th, 2010
        Oh wow. This looks wonderful! It would be great for a brunch...I guess one is in order.
      5. Thursday, August 12th, 2010
        I've made a lot of egg bakes in my time, but none with sun-dried tomatoes and mozzerella cheese- I think I need to try this one this weekend! It sounds so yummy!
      6. Wednesday, August 11th, 2010
        I am having a GNO dinner tomorrow and everyone is to bring a breakfast dish, so I found mine. This looks great!
      7. Tuesday, August 10th, 2010
        Sounds wonderful. I have a breakfast casserole recipe that was given to me by a neighbor. it's good, but it's mostly potatoes. I keep meaning to redo it and reduce the potatoes and increase the eggs
      8. Leisa
        Tuesday, August 10th, 2010
        Hi - sorry I am in Australia - what's "half and half?" and is sausage minced up meat? The recipe sounds wonderful for my hungry tribe. Thank you.
        • CeCe
          Thursday, August 31st, 2017
          Half and half is equal blends of whole milk and light cream. In the U.K. Known as half cream.
        • Cindy
          Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
          Leisa,
          To substitute half-and-half you can:
          Mix 1/2 cup whole milk + 1/2 cup light cream
          or
          Mix 3/4 cup whole milk + 1/4 cup heavy cream
          or
          Mix 2/3 cup skim or low-fat milk + 1/3 cup heavy cream
          or
          Place 4 teaspoons melted unsalted butter in a measuring cup, then add enough whole milk to equal 1 cup

          Hope this helps!
      9. Tammy
        Tuesday, August 10th, 2010
        Sounds SO good, thank you!
      10. Tuesday, August 10th, 2010
        I love those kind of dishes. I'll have to try this one.
      11. Brenda Moore
        Tuesday, August 10th, 2010
        This sounds delish! I believe I will be making this very soon.
        We make something similar at Christmas, with dried bread cubes cheddar etc. added in and then it sits in the fridge overnight, ready to be popped in the fridge, as soon as the first person is up. AND gets the coffee going!!!
        Thanks muchly,

        Brenda from Oshawa
      12. Tuesday, August 10th, 2010
        Oh this sounds so GOOD! A great alternative to the quiche that I keep overfilling too....
      13. Tuesday, August 10th, 2010
        Mmmmm this sounds SO good! We do something similar with eggs, cheese and jalapeno peppers, it is called Jalapeno Pie. I can't wait to try this!!!