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Slow Cooker Overnight Breakfast Casserole

Prep time 30 mins
Cook time 8 hrs
Yield

12

Wake up relaxed, refreshed and ready to eat, with this great dish from Johnsonville®.  Let your favorite breakfast ingredients simmer and meld together overnight and you’ll have the perfect morning meal ready whenever you wake up!

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (12 ounces, each) Johnsonville Hot & Spicy Breakfast sausage
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 sweet red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced mild green chilies
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 package (30 ounces) frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 12 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Cook sausage according to package directions; cut into 1/4-inch slices; set aside.  In a bowl, combine green onions, red pepper, chilies and cilantro; set aside.  Spray the interior of a 5 to 6 quart slow cooker with vegetable cooking spray.  Layer one-third of the hash browns, sausage, green onion mixture and cheese into crock.  Repeat layers twice.  In a bowl, beat the eggs, milk, salt and pepper; pour over layered ingredients.  Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or until thermometer inserted into the center reads 160°F.  Serve.