Breakfast Casserole

Breaking Bread

Who: St. Mary Church, Valmeyer, IL
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Breakfast Casserole


  • 12 oz. light breakfast sausage
  • 1 tsp. poultry seasoning
  • 4-1/2 C. sourdough bread cubes or croutons
  • 8 oz. shredded reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 lg. whole eggs
  • 4 egg whites or 1/2 C. egg substitute
  • 2 C. low-fat milk


  • Crumble sausage into a medium nonstick skillet. Cook over medium heat until nicely browned, breaking up into bits with spatula as it cooks. Sprinkle with poultry seasoning.
  • Coat a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Add sausage to a large bowl along with toasted bread squares, cheese, mustard powder and salt, if desired. Set aside.
  • Add eggs and milk to a mixing bowl and beat on medium low speed until smooth and completely blended.
  • Drizzle egg mixture over the sausage and bread mixture. Stir to blend.
  • Pour into the prepared baking dish. Spread top evenly. Cover with foil and then chill in the refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350° and bake covered for 45 minutes. Uncover and reduce the temperature to 325°. Bake an additional 10 minutes.