Broccoli-Cheese Breakfast Casserole

Broccoli-Cheese Breakfast Casserole

Southern Living OCTOBER 1999

  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 1/2 pound ground pork sausage
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen broccoli cuts, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded three-cheese gourmet Cheddar cheese blend, divided
  • 8 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 plum tomato, thinly sliced


Cook ground pork sausage and chopped onion in a skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until sausage crumbles and is no longer pink; drain.

Toss together sausage mixture, broccoli, and 1/2 cup cheese blend. Spoon into a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish.

Stir together 1/2 cup cheese blend, eggs, and next 4 ingredients; pour over broccoli mixture.

Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese blend. Arrange tomato on top.

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes; uncover and bake 15 more minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.


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Broccoli-Cheese Breakfast Casserole Recipe