Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Sausage Breakfast Casserole – eggs, sausage, milk, cheese, and seasonings all layered upon a crescent sheet! The perfect way to start off your morning!!

It’s one of our easy go-to breakfast casserole (like our biscuit egg casserole and hashbrown breakfast casserole). This sausage filled breakfast recipe is great for holidays and weekends!

Sausage Breakfast Casserole on plate

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole

We can’t count how many times we’ve mentioned our love for breakfast recipes!

From muffins to pancakes to French Toast to eggs – we love it all! And one of our favorites are breakfast casseroles. Today’s recipe includes a few of our favorite ingredients, including sausage, eggs and crescent rolls.

We saw the recipe on Hello Happiness, and decided to give it a try. The casserole really was simple to put together and was ready in a short 20 minutes.

Sausage and Breakfast Casserole process shots

How to Make Sausage Egg Breakfast Casserole

If you like sausage, you’ll love this recipe, but if you prefer bacon you can use that instead or include both – which is what we like to do. Here are the ingredients needed for this casserole:

  • sausage
  • crescent sheet or crescent rolls
  • cheese
  • eggs
  • milk
  • Italian seasoning
  • salt & pepper

Start the casserole by preparing your sausage. While the sausage is browning, unroll the crescent sheet and spread onto the bottom of a greased 9×13 pan. Spread the sausage over the dough and sprinkle the cheese on top.

Whisk together eggs, milk and seasoning in a bowl and pour over the top of your casserole. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes. When the eggs are set and the crust is golden, the casserole is ready.

Sausage Egg Breakfast Casserole

Sausage Breakfast Casserole FAQ

Can you make this sausage casserole ahead of time? Yes, you can! You can make this up to 24 hours before cook time. Just cover and place in fridge until ready to cook.

Which cheese works best for this dish? We like cheddar, but most combos work for this. You can even use a Mexican or Monterrey Jack cheese and add chopped peppers to give it a more Mexican-style taste.

How to store breakfast casserole with crescent rolls? Once cooked, cover and keep in fridge for 4-5 days. Reheat in the microwave.

Can you use pre-cooked sausage for this recipe? Yes, you can. It makes it even more simple and quick. You can also change up the sausage if you like a more mild or spicy version.

Can you use crescent rolls instead of a crescent sheet? Of course. Just be sure to pinch the seams together when placing in the bottom of your pan.

Breakfast Sausage Casserole Recipe on plate

Two thumbs up for another simple, delicious and cheesy breakfast casserole perfect for holidays, brunches and more!

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Sausage Breakfast Casserole Recipe

4.92 from 34 votes
Sausage Breakfast Casserole - eggs, sausage, milk, cheese, and seasonings all layered upon a crescent sheet! The perfect way to start off your morning!!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 248 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 1 lb sausage
  • 1 package crescent sheet
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Brown sausage in a skillet over medium heat, breaking it up as it cooks. Unroll crescent sheet and spread onto the bottom of a greased 9×13 pan. Evenly spread sausage over the dough. Sprinkle cheese on top.
  • In a bowl, whisk eggs, milk, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Pour over the top of your casserole
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes until eggs are set and crust is golden.

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My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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Comments:

  1. 5 stars
    Holy Honey Hush!!! This recipe should be regulated by the FDA as a controlled substance because you CANNOT stop eating it!!! Just made it and I swear I alone could eat the whole dish!!! This JUST became a Christmas Eve Morning tradition!!!!

  2. 5 stars
    This has been our go-to family breakfast during quarantine. I’ve made it at least once a week since finding it in April! Simple and delicious!

  3. 5 stars
    I LOVE this casserole recipe! I used 11 eggs in order to serve more people. I accidentally left out the italian seasoning. It was the best casserole I have ever tasted! Thanks, I will recommend to everyone!

    1. Yes – I think it would work. Just make sure the biscuit dough isn’t too thick. You can stretch it out to be a little thinner like the crescent roll dough if you need to.

  4. 5 stars
    Easy and super ultra mega delicious. And I logged it in my fitness pal. If it’s cut into 12 squares, each serving has 260 calories, 12 g protein, 25% calcium, and 42% vitamin A. (Of course I ate 3 servings cuz it’s so good). Great way to start the day

    1. You totally could! I haven’t tried it with Turkey sausage so I’m not sure how it would taste, but you could definitely make that swap!

  5. Can’t use dough as I need it to be gluten free leave out the croutons and Cresent rolls just eggs sausage and cheese and bacon

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