This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy.

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 Breakfast Casserole and Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole). This sausage filled breakfast recipe is great for holidays and weekends!

Sausage Breakfast Casserole cut and placed on plate.

We love this Breakfast recipe!

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

Today’s Sausage breakfast casserole happens to be a favorite, and for so many reasons:

  • Quick + Easy. Very simple to make and is done start to finish in about 20 minutes, making it great for holidays, weekends, brunch and more.
  • Our favorite ingredients. Filled with sausage, eggs, crescent rolls, and cheese – the entire family LOVES this recipe.
  • Can be made ahead of time. You can make this up to 24 hours in advance. Make the casserole, then before baking, cover and store in the fridge until ready to bake.
Cooked sausage in skillet.


  • Sausage – We like to use a mild pork sausage, but bacon can be used too. You can also do a combo of the two meats together, which is what we like best.
  • Crescent Sheet – Crescent rolls laid out with the seams pressed together work as well.
  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Spices: Italian seasoning, salt, black pepper
  • Cheddar cheese – This can easily be changed up by preference or can be a mix of your favorite shredded cheeses. We suggest not using pre-bagged cheese since it does not melt as well.
Cooked sausage sprinkled over crescent sheets for casserole recipe.

How to Make

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and grease a baking dish. Set aside.
  2. Start the casserole by preparing your sausage in a large skillet.
  3. While the sausage is browning, unroll the crescent sheet and spread onto the bottom of a greased 9×13 casserole dish or pan. Spread the sausage over the dough and sprinkle the cheese on top.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and seasoning in a bowl and pour the egg mixture over the top of your casserole.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes. When the eggs are set and the crust is golden, the casserole is ready.
Sausage breakfast casserole ingredients in baking dish ready to be baked.

Recipe Tips

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Variations: Change this up with the kind of sausage used or do a mix of sausage and bacon. You can also add some of your favorite veggies like: onions, bell peppers, mushrooms and more.
    • You can even add diced potatoes or shredded hash browns. 😉
Sausage Egg Breakfast Casserole close up image.


Make Ahead of Time. You can make this up to 24 hours before cook time. Just cover and place in fridge until ready to cook.

Store. Once cooked, cover with plastic wrap and store the dish (or leftovers) in refrigerator for 4-5 days. Reheat in the microwave.

Freeze. I recommend baking the dish before freezing it. Bake, cool, cover, and store for up to 2 months in the freezer. Note that the crescent roll crust will be much softer after being stored in the freezer.

Breakfast Sausage Casserole Recipe on plate

For More Breakfast CAsseroles:

Save This Recipe!
Just enter your email and get it sent to your inbox! Plus you’ll get new recipes from us every week!
5 from 510 votes

Sausage Breakfast Casserole Recipe

By: Lil’ Luna
This savory sausage breakfast casserole is flaky, filling, and delicious! It's also ready in under 30 minutes!!
Servings: 12
Prep: 7 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 22 minutes


  • 1 pound sausage
  • 1 package crescent sheet
  • 5 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Save This Recipe!
Just enter your email and get it sent to your inbox! Plus you’ll get new recipes from us every week!


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • 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 baking dish. Evenly spread sausage over the dough.
  • In a bowl, whisk eggs, milk, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Pour over the top of your casserole, and sprinkle the cheese on top.
  • Bake at 400°F for 15-20 minutes until eggs are set and crust is golden.



Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days, then reheat in the microwave or the oven. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 months. 


Calories: 248kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 11g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 105mg, Sodium: 571mg, Potassium: 134mg, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 230IU, Vitamin C: 0.2mg, Calcium: 90mg, Iron: 1.1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Making this recipe? Tag us!
Share it with us on Instagram using the hashtag #lilluna, so we can see what you’re creating in the kitchen!

Recipe from Hello Happiness.

About Kristyn

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!

So Easy & So Yummy

Get my cookbook!

My new cookbook is the ultimate resource for feeding your friends and family with 200+ simple recipes including videos, tips & more!

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating


  1. Jeannette says:

    5 stars
    Looking forward to trying this one – easy and sounds delicious!

  2. polly says:

    5 stars
    I belong to our community Garden Club and we have monthly meeting. Each meeting we have volunteers to provide breakfast items. This was my turn and I had no idea what I was going to make. I saw the Sausage Breakfast Casserole and thought it would be a perfect choice to make.

    I had never really made breakfast items before but this was an easy recipe to follow. It was a big hit, so flavorful. Several members requested the website for the recipe. I will be making it again as one of the items for an Easter brunch this year