Midwest Breakfast Casserole

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 30 mins

Diane Phillips

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Spray inside of 9-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a big pan, saute sausage over medium heat until it is browned, breaking it up with a fork, 8-10 minutes; drain off fat.
  3. Add in onion; saute for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle in the flour; stir until the flour is combined and coats the sausage and onion.
  5. Cook for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  6. Slow pour in the milk and stir up the bits from the bottom of the skillet; bring to a boil and add in the Tabasco.
  7. Stir in 1 cup of cheese and continue stirring until cheese melts; cool for 10 minutes.
  8. Add in hash browns, green onions, and eggs, stirring until the mixture is combined.
  9. Pour into prepared dish; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  10. Preheat oven to 350°; bake for 25-30 minutes, until puffed, golden, and set in the center; let rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  11. Note—after step 9, may cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 1 month; when ready to use, defrost in the refrigerator overnight, let casserole come to room temperature for about 30 minutes, then bake as directed.

Reviews

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Most Helpful

This is a great recipe. My family loves it and it has become a favorite when we all get together for brunch. It is great to use as a base recipe. You can easily add all different kinds of ingredients to customize it to your tastes and make it extra special. Thanks for posting this recipe.

Jojo Santiago April 23, 2011

Makes a great breakfast or brunch dish for a crowd. I've used Swiss, Cheddar, and mixtures of cheese. Smoked gouda made it really special.

Southern Sister December 18, 2010

I made this for breakfast for our family Christmas morning and it was delicious. Thanks for posting a great breakfast casserole recipe.

cookin mimi December 26, 2008

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