Sunrise Country Sausage & Bacon CasseroledownloadEmail This Post

Sunrise Country Sausage & Bacon Casserole

Prep: 30 minutes plus standing
Bake: 1 hour • Serves: 10

10 large eggs
3 cups whole milk
1 teaspoon dry mustard
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
8 slices smoked bacon (about 1/2 pound)
8 ounces crumbled Jimmy Dean Premium Pork Sausage, casings removed if necessary (about 1 cup)
Nonstick cooking spray
7 slices white bread, cut into 1-1/2-inch cubes
1 package (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese (2 cups)
1/2 green bell pepper, diced (1/2 cup)
1/2 red bell pepper, diced (1/2 cup)
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions (from 1 bunch)

1.Preheat oven to 325°. In medium bowl, whisk eggs, milk, mustard, salt and pepper. In large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 15 minutes or until crisp; drain. Cut bacon into 1-inch pieces. Into same skillet, add sausage and cook over medium heat until browned, breaking up sausage with side of spoon; drain.

2.Generously spray 13 x 9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Using half of each, layer bread cubes, bacon, sausage, cheese, bell peppers and green onions into baking dish; repeat layers with remaining ingredients. Pour egg mixture into baking dish.

3.Bake casserole 1 hour or until center is set and internal temperature reaches 145°. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting into squares to serve.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
414 Calories, 29g Fat (13g Saturated), 269mg Cholesterol,
768mg Sodium, 14g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 22g Protein

*Recipe courtesy of Jimmy Dean