Egg & Sausage Breakfast Casserole

22 Dec


Found this recipe on Whole Foods web site.

Hey, it ain’t exactly health food – but it sounds dee-lish!

Serves 6 to 8

This recipe is perfect for using up stale bread since its firm texture stands up to overnight soaking. A casserole stretches expensive ingredients by using them to flavor low cost ingredients so this meal is a good value when you need to feed a holiday crowd.


5 cups (1-inch) cubes sourdough or white bread
1/2 pound loose breakfast sausage, cooked (about 1 cup cooked)
1 cup spinach leaves
8 eggs
2 cups milk
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried sage
1 cup grated cheddar cheese


Layer bread, sausage and spinach in an 8-inch baking dish. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, garlic, salt, pepper and sage then pour over contents in baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese, cover and chill for at least 2 hours, or preferably overnight.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Uncover dish and bake until cooked through and golden brown, 45 to 50 minutes. Set aside to let rest for 10 minutes then serve.

One Response to “Egg & Sausage Breakfast Casserole”

  1. Darius T. Williams December 23, 2008 at 12:41 pm #

    LOL – right…this really isn’t healthy – but I’m with you – it sure does look pretty tasty!


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