New Year’s Day Breakfast Casserole

Start New Year’s Day with this cheesy sausage casserole – perfect for breakfast.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 10 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

10
oz ciabatta bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (6 cups)
2
cups milk
8
eggs
1
tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves
1
lb bulk spicy pork sausage
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
red bell pepper, chopped
2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
Additional chopped fresh oregano leaves

  • 1 On 17x12-inch half-sheet pan, place bread cubes. Let stand uncovered 8 hours to dry.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix milk, eggs and 1 tablespoon oregano. Add bread to egg mixture, stirring to coat. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 12-inch skillet, cook sausage, onion and bell pepper 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until sausage is no longer pink. Drain.
  • 4 Add sausage mixture and 1 cup of the cheese to bread mixture, stirring well. Pour into baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • 5 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until center is set and cheese is bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle with additional oregano.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
436
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
),
Sodium
907mg
907%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.