Sausage and egg casseroles are ideal for when you have friends or family staying in your home and you’re looking to impress them with a delicious breakfast. Combining two of the best breakfast ingredients, it’s a hearty dish that will set anyone up for a good day. Versatile enough to also be enjoyed for dinner, I hope you enjoy these variations on a classic sausage and egg casserole.
15 Simple sausage and egg casserole
1. Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole
If you are short of time yet looking to impress your friends and family members, consider preparing this recipe from The Worktop the night before to save time in the morning. Combining plenty of sausage, egg and cheese, this dish is a filling breakfast that will be enjoyed by the whole family. Depending on how you cut it up to serve, you can feed between eight and twelve people with this one dish. By preparing everything the night before, you’ll simply have to put the casserole dish in the oven to cook for under an hour in the morning before serving.
2. Sausage Tomato Egg Bake
Roti n Rice shares this twist on a classic casserole recipe, adding fresh tomatoes to the dish. This dish features a potato base, making it a satisfying meal that’s perfect for breakfast or brunch. You can prepare the potatoes and sausages after dinner the night before, and then just add the eggs and cherry tomatoes in the morning before cooking. The tomatoes give just a little more lightness to what can otherwise be a quite heavy breakfast dish.
3. Sausage, Cheese, Potato, and Egg Casserole
Combining all of the best breakfast ingredients, this casserole from Two Peas & Their Pod requires just fifteen minutes of prep time and then an hour to cook. It would be ideal for a family gathering around the holidays, and to save you time, you can pour everything into the pan and leave it for up to a day before cooking. It’s also great to enjoy as leftovers for dinner or breakfast the next day.
4. Sausage-Hash Brown Casserole
Hash browns are one of my favorite breakfast foods, so I was delighted to find a casserole recipe that incorporated them. My Recipes shares this incredibly quick and easy recipe which combines frozen hash brown potatoes with eggs and sausages to make a filling breakfast and brunch dish. You can top this however you like, but avocados, pico de gallo, or sour cream would make a delicious addition to this dish.
5. Italian Sausage Egg Bake with Spinach and Tomatoes
Get Inspired Everyday shares this recipe that you’ll come back to over and over again. It resembles a quiche without the crust or the heavy cream and makes a nice change from a regular casserole. You could make this dish with any leftovers you have in your fridge, but this recipe suggests using spinach and tomatoes, which add some lightness to the meal. This egg bake provides a well-balanced breakfast that will be enjoyed by kids and teens alike and will set everyone up for a busy day ahead.
6. Low Carb Sausage Egg Casserole
Just because you are serving an indulgent and filling breakfast, doesn’t mean it has to be unhealthy. This recipe from Spark Recipes is ideal for anyone in your family following a low-carb diet. The recipe takes minimal time to prepare. Simply mix all of the ingredients together and pour into a greased casserole dish to cook for thirty minutes, and you’ll create twelve delicious servings. For individual portions, consider preparing this casserole as mini muffins, which would make serving easier and tidier during a large family gathering.
7. Sausage and Egg Casserole with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Mozzarella
Epicurious shares this grown-up twist on a classic casserole, thanks to the addition of sun-dried tomatoes and mozzarella. This recipe is ideal for serving breakfast or dinner and can be accompanied by many different sides for a complete meal. For dinner, add warm bread or a salad for an Italian-inspired meal. I could eat mozzarella with any meal, and I think it makes the perfect addition to a breakfast casserole. Fresh parsley, shallots, and garlic cloves are added to the dish for even more flavor.
8. English Muffin Sausage, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
This substantial breakfast casserole adds English muffins to the base of the dish. This recipe from The Comfort of Cooking tops the English muffin pieces with scrambled eggs, sausage, and cheddar for the perfect start to any weekend morning. If you’re not a morning person, cook this casserole a day ahead, and then all you have to do is simply bake it in the oven in the morning. It’s a colorful casserole dish that everyone is sure to enjoy, and the onions and bell peppers are added to the recipe for a touch more flavor.
9. Italian Sausage and Kale Casserole
This large casserole is ideal for feeding a crowd of your friends and family members with its layers of sausage and kale with eggs. You can choose any sausage that you like or have on hand to use in this recipe, and you can even switch out the kale for another ingredient if it’s not your favorite vegetable. The baking time will depend on if you’ve prepared it in advance, but you’ll want to make sure that the eggs are set in their centers. This recipe from Nom Nom Paleo is low-carb and suitable for individuals on the Whole30 diet.
10. Sausage and Greens Breakfast Casserole
Many breakfast dishes lack the nutrition that’s found in fruit and vegetables, so I love finding recipes that include greens. In this dish, they are added in a sneaky way so that teens and kids will still enjoy this casserole while getting a hearty and nutritious breakfast. Try out this recipe from Kitchn which combines frozen potatoes, spinach, and plenty of shredded cheese. Everything is held together perfectly thanks to the eggs, so it’s easy to serve when you are feeding a whole group of your friends and family members.
11. Overnight Sausage Egg Breakfast Casserole
This is the perfect recipe to prepare during the holiday season and can be made the night before, so you don’t have to get up early to prep and to cook for everyone. In the morning, simply pop it in the oven while you enjoy your coffee, and it will be ready to serve by the time everyone else is awake. Combining sausages, bread, milk, and eggs, this recipe from My Gorgeous Recipes has the perfect combination of ingredients that will be enjoyed by everyone who tries it.
12. Spicy Sausage Casserole
If you’re looking for a breakfast casserole recipe that packs a little more punch, then this dish from Maebells is for you. This recipe layers sausage, cream cheese, onion, and bell peppers together for a hearty meal. The layer of green chilis adds a kick to this dish, and the corn tortillas make a unique addition to this recipe. Finally, you’ll add the beaten eggs and more cheese to hold all of the ingredients together.
13. Spinach, Artichoke & Sausage Egg Strata Casserole
Cabot Cheese shares this recipe which serves up to eight people and uses a wide variety of delicious ingredients. You’ll add Italian sausage, onion, spinach, eggs, cheddar, and sour cream for a flavorful recipe that will be enjoyed by everyone in your family. It’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dinner, and requires minimal skill in the kitchen to create. The Italian bread helps to make this a more hearty dish, and you’ll enjoy the contrast that the artichoke hearts and spinach leaves add to what is otherwise quite a heavy dish.
14. Sausage & Pumpkin Keto Casserole
I never expected to find pumpkin added to a breakfast casserole dish, but I was pleasantly surprised by how well it worked in this casserole recipe from Keto Diet. It’s the ideal seasonal addition to your breakfast or brunch, but if you are making it outside of the fall, you can simply replace the pumpkin with cauliflower or broccoli. It lasts up to five days in the fridge, which means you’ll have a filling breakfast all week long. As a recipe that’s designed for those on the Keto diet, it will make serving any family members following certain diet restrictions even easier the next time you are having a family gathering.
15. Sweet Potato Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole
Perfect for anyone following the Paleo diet, this recipe from Delicious Meets Healthy is packed with vegetables and eggs. It has a delightfully sweet flavor to it thanks to the addition of the sweet potatoes. The Italian sausage adds a little spice to this breakfast casserole that is also suitable for those following a Whole30, gluten-free, and dairy-free diet. Thanks to all the veggies, you’ll have a nutritious breakfast yet your kids and teens won’t even notice how healthy the food is they are eating!
There are so many different varieties on the classic sausage and egg casserole recipe you are probably used to making, that you’ll never need to serve the same dish again to your family and friends. Using fresh and healthy ingredients in your casserole, you’ll create a hearty breakfast that will be enjoyed by your whole family. The next time you have friends and family over for a special breakfast or brunch, whip up one of these recipes, and they’ll be begging you for seconds!