Maple Breakfast Casserole

Maple Breakfast Casserole

Say good morning to a sweet and savory breakfast casserole made with Jimmy Dean® Maple Pork Sausage, eggs and cheese. Prepare the night before and just pop in the oven the next morning for an easy prep breakfast treat.

Maple Breakfast Casserole

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

2 large Golden Delicious apples, peeled, chopped
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
8 eggs
3 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 cups French bread cubes (¾-inch pieces)
1 pkg. Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Maple Roll Sausage, cooked, crumbled, drained
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Toss apples with sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  2. Beat eggs, milk and vanilla in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Add bread cubes, sausage, apple mixture and 1-½ cups cheese; stir gently until evenly coated.
  3. Spoon into lightly greased 13x9-inch baking dish; top with remaining ½ cup cheese.
  4. Bake 40-45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting into 12 squares to serve.

Cook’s Tips:

To make ahead, assemble casserole as directed. Refrigerate overnight. When ready to serve, uncover and bake 50-55 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Serve with warm maple syrup.

Yield

12 servings (1 square each)

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