Slow-Cooker Overnight Breakfast Casserole

Wake up relaxed, refreshed, and ready to eat with this great dish from Johnsonville. Let your favorite breakfast...
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Johnsonville

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

  • 24  Ounces  Johnsonville Hot and Spicy Breakfast sausage
  • 1  Cup  greens onions, chopped
  • sweet red bell pepper, chopped
  • 4  Ounces  mild green chiles, diced
  • 1/4  Cup  fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 30  Ounces  frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 1 1/2  Cup  Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 12  eggs
  • 1  Cup  milk
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/8  Teaspoon  black pepper

Directions

Cook sausage according to package directions; cut into ¼-inch slices; set aside. In a bowl, combine green onions, red pepper, chiles, 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 black pepper; pour over layered ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or until thermometer inserted into the center reads 160 degrees F. Serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
13mg
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
25g
19%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
74µg
11%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
8mg
11%
Calcium, Ca
178mg
18%
Choline, total
14mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
5µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
16mg
5%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
274mg
39%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
596mg
40%
Water
152g
6%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Breakfast Casserole Shopping Tip

What’s the difference between brown and white eggs? Besides color, nothing – different breeds of chicken account for the differences in color – quality and freshness are what really count.

Breakfast Casserole Cooking Tip

In addition to keeping foods like granola, yogurt, and fruit on hand, plan ahead for hectic weekdays by whipping up extra batches of waffles or pancakes and individually freezing them for easy morning meals.