Community Recipe
from [psfreeman]

Savory Sausage and Cheddar Breakfast Casserole

This recipe is perfect for using up stale bread since its firm texture stands up to overnight soaking. A casserole stretches expensive ingredients by using them to flavor low cost ingredients so this meal is a good value when you need to feed a holiday crowd. Recipe serves 6 to 8. Recipe from the Whole Foods Market website: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/2397.

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time:30 Minutes
  • Cook time:50 Minutes
  • Chill:2 Hours
  • Rest:10 Minutes


  • 5 cup(s) (1-inch) cubes sourdough or white bread
  • 1/2 pound(s) loose breakfast sausage, cooked (about 1 cup cooked)
  • 1 cup(s) spinach leaves
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cup(s) milk
  • 2 clove(s) garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) dried sage
  • 1 cup(s) grated cheddar cheese


Layer bread, sausage and spinach in an 8-inch baking dish. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, garlic, salt, pepper and sage then pour over contents in baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese, cover and chill for at least 2 hours, or preferably overnight.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Uncover dish and bake until cooked through and golden brown, 50 to 60 minutes. Set aside to let rest for 10 minutes then serve.

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