Total Time
8hrs 45mins
Prep 8 hrs
Cook 45 mins

I found this on the somewhere on the internet and it is so yummy. This is a great recipe when you are having guests. It's also delicious re-heated. Time includes 8 hrs chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs Jimmy Dean sausage
  • 8 slices bread, remove crust and let bread dry
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded (I used sharp)
  • 8 -10 extra large eggs
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 12 large green pepper, diced
  • 12 large red pepper, diced
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 12 teaspoon salt


  1. Cook sausage until done.
  2. Drain.
  3. Put bread in cubes on bottom of 13x9 inch pan.
  4. Layer sausage and cheese on top of bread.
  5. Combine eggs, half and half, dry mustard, salt, scallions, green pepper, red pepper and mushrooms and pour on top of sausage and cheese.
  6. Chill 8 hours or overnight.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 55 minutes.


Most Helpful

I made a few changes to this: Hot Italian Sausage instead of Jimmy Dean; french bread rather then regular; and instead of chedder I used Romano. Otherwise I did everything else the same. My Christmas morning crowd loved it.

Bryer Keane December 27, 2009

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