The Bomb Sausage Egg Casserole With Secret Party Ingredients

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • -preheat oven to 360.
  • two parts to this prep; the sausage mix prep and the egg mix prep.
  • THE SAUSAGE MIX.
  • -break sausage into small pieces and begin to brown in 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, never more than medium heat.
  • -after about five minutes, push sausage to one side.
  • -add chopped onion and crushed garlic to other side of pan; add basil leaves, torn into small, dime-size pieces; place this side of the pan directly over the heat to start the onions on their way. Keep it moving and keep heat low so the garlic doesn't burn.
  • -add some fresh crushed black pepper and dashes of kosher salt.
  • -once onions start to soften and brown a bit, mix in with sausage.
  • -continue to mix and modulate heat from medium to low, careful not to burn the meat, until sausage is brown. Turn off heat.
  • THE EGG MIX.
  • -beat the five eggs.
  • -add milk and half & half.
  • -add lightly toasted and cubed Brownberry's Oatnut bread [if you don't have this, what you should know is it's full-bodied and has a slight sweetness, as well as the obvious texture from, well -- oats and nuts.this is a major flavor/texture secret in the final tasting].
  • -add 2/3 cup of shredded cheddar cheese.
  • -add dried mustard and some more pepper.
  • COMBINING.
  • -2tsp of olive oil rubbed into bottom/sides of 2 inch deep/9 inch diameter ceramic baking dish.
  • -sausage mixture into bottom of dish.
  • -add egg mixture over the top.
  • -spread remaining 1/3 cup cheddar cheese over the top.
  • -more crushed black pepper and and couple dashes of paprika dusted over the top.
  • ---***** I forgot to add a little baking powder to this to keep the egg fluffy. Will add a teaspoon next time******.
  • BAKE.
  • -45 minutes at 360 degrees, fork test in center comes out clean.
  • -let set for 5 minutes and serve!
  • You're welcome!
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