Sunrise Breakfast Casserole (Prepared Night Before)

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Total Time
1hr 45mins
15 mins
1 hr 30 mins

A Johnsonville recipe that we served this at my sister's wedding brunch, this is a great breakfast prepared the night before. Especially good for morning entertaining. Prep time does not include overnight refrigeration. Cooking time includes sausage cooking.

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  • 2 (12 ounce) packagesjohnsonville original breakfast sausage links
  • 9 eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 12 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 (20 ounce) packagesrefrigerated shredded hash browns
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (8 oz)
  • 12 cup sweet red pepper, diced
  • 13 cup green onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups salsa (optional, we did not use this) (optional) or 2 cups picante sauce (optional, we did not use this) (optional)


  1. Put sausage on a 15x10x1 inch baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until the sausage is no longer pink (turning once). Drain, then slice into 1/4 inch coins.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, mustard, salt and pepper. Add the hash browns, sausage, cheese, sweet red pepper and green onions. Mix well.
  3. Pour into a greased 13x9x2 inch baking dish, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  4. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes prior to baking. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 65-70 minutes or until set and golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Serve with salsa or picante sauce, if you like.