Breakfast-for-Dinner Casserole Delight


  • 8 English muffins
  • 8 oz breakfast sausage
  • 2-3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 5-6 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: Cooked bacon for added flavor


  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C).
  2. Cut the English muffins into sixths, creating bite-sized pieces.
  3. In a skillet over medium heat, cook the breakfast sausage until browned and fully cooked. Drain excess grease.
  4. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk until well combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Grease a 9×13 baking dish to prevent sticking.
  6. Arrange half of the cut-up English muffins, cooked sausage, and shredded cheddar cheese in the greased baking dish. For variation, you can add cooked bacon to half of the dish if desired.
  7. Layer the remaining English muffins, sausage, and cheese on top.
  8. Pour the egg and milk mixture evenly over the layered ingredients in the baking dish.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven at 325°F (163°C) for 40-50 minutes or until the casserole is set and the top is golden brown.
  10. Allow the casserole to cool slightly before serving.
  11. Optionally, serve with sausage gravy for an extra indulgent breakfast-for-dinner experience.
  12. Enjoy your delicious Breakfast-for-Dinner Casserole Delight! This versatile dish can be refrigerated and reheated the next day for a quick and tasty meal.

Feel free to get creative with additional toppings or ingredients to suit your taste preferences.

FAQ – Breakfast-for-Dinner Casserole Delight

Q1: Can I use a different type of bread instead of English muffins? A1: Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with your favorite bread or even croissants for a different texture.

Q2: Can I prepare the casserole the night before and bake it the next day? A2: Yes, you can assemble the casserole the night before and refrigerate it. Bake it the next day as directed, allowing for a few extra minutes if needed.

Q3: Can I use a different type of cheese? A3: Certainly! Cheddar works well, but you can try variations like Monterey Jack, Swiss, or a blend of cheeses for a unique flavor.

Q4: How do I know when the casserole is done baking? A4: The casserole is ready when the top is golden brown, and a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cooking times may vary, so keep an eye on it, especially toward the end.

Q5: Is it necessary to grease the baking dish? A5: Greasing the dish helps prevent sticking, making it easier to serve. You can use cooking spray or butter for this purpose.

Q6: Can I omit the sausage or bacon for a vegetarian version? A6: Absolutely! You can replace the meat with vegetables like sautéed mushrooms, bell peppers, or spinach for a delicious vegetarian option.

Q7: Can I freeze the casserole for later use? A7: Yes, you can freeze portions of the casserole in airtight containers. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight and reheat in the oven or microwave.

Q8: How should I reheat leftovers? A8: Reheat individual servings in the microwave or, for a crispier texture, use the oven at a low temperature until warmed through.

Q9: Can I add other toppings or ingredients to customize the dish? A9: Absolutely! Try adding diced tomatoes, green onions, or even a sprinkle of your favorite herbs for added flavor and freshness.

Q10: What’s a good side dish to serve with this casserole? A10: A simple side salad, fresh fruit, or avocado slices can complement the casserole nicely.

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