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Breakfast Casserole

Yield Makes 8 servings
April often uses leftover ham from the dinner party in lieu of sausage.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground pork sausage*
  • 10 white sandwich bread slices, cubed (6 cups)
  • 1 (8-ounce) package sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

How to Make It

  1. Cook sausage in a skillet over medium heat, stirring until it crumbles and is no longer pink; drain well.

  2. Place bread cubes in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish; sprinkle evenly with cheese, and top with sausage.

  3. Whisk together eggs and next 4 ingredients; pour evenly over sausage. Cover and chill 8 hours.

  4. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.

  5. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until set.

  6. *2 cups cubed cooked ham may be substituted for sausage.

  7. NOTE: Casserole may be baked after chilling 1 hour. Omit standing time, and bake as directed.