The key ingredient here is sausage – a meat product made of pork, beef, veal, poultry or blend of various kinds of meat. There are other components like spices and fat, which improve the gustatory quality making the particular sausage different compared to the others.
You can find the fresh sausage, which should be cooked, or a product ready for consumption. In this recipe we use a cooked one. Besides, do you know that the name is derived from Latin word meaning “salt”? Initially the technology was used to preserve meat. Now this is a delicious product, which is an important part of some local cuisines. Again it is an ingredient of tasty dishes like a casserole, which is a very easy to prepare.
This recipe suggests using some bread but it should not be too fresh like just from the bakery. But there are other recipes with dough of various kinds. Casserole is a French word meaning a small pan and it is used for the meal cooked in a baking dish. It can consist of meat, vegetables, rice, pasta, cheese, herbs mixed together and baked in the oven. This is a perfect way to put food remainders to good use.
Breakfast Casserole Recipe With Sausage for Christmas
There is nothing better than nutritious hot breakfast in the morning after Christmas. You are still in the festive mood waiting for the magic and having hearty appetite. The breakfast sausage casserole suits this satiation most. It is cooked rather simple and intended to 8 persons – a large close-knit family.
- 6 slices bread cubed
- 1 lb sausage browned and drained
- 2 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)
- 8 piece large eggs
- 2 cup milk
- 1 tsp dry mustard
- 1 tsp salt
- pepper to taste
Take the bread cut in cubes and spread it evenly on a bottom of a baking dish of 9×13 inch size.
Now make a layer of the sausage and cheese and spread it thoroughly over the bread.
Take a large bowl and crack eggs into it, add milk, dry mustard. Sprinkle salt and pepper. Stir the ingredients.
Now the egg mixture should be spread over the dry components arranged in the pan.
Cover the pan with a film and put it in the refrigerator to cool overnight.
In the morning preheat the oven to 325 degrees F and place the pan in it.
Bake during about 50 minutes. The eggs must set. You’d better control the dish though checking the mass with a fork or knife.
When it is done, you should remove it from the heat and serve warm. Enjoy the current moment.
It is one of the numerous variants of casserole with sausage. It demands some efforts as to stew or fry the ingredients in the skillet first, then leave them in a baking dish to stay for a night, and only after these two stages you can bake the meal just before serving. It seems that it is a little bit difficult, but indeed it takes too little time to do all that preparation. But the result makes you to forget about all those steps, because you will enjoy the delicious taste of it and we are sure that you will want to turn to this recipe again in the nearest future.