Breakfast Sausage Casserole

Breakfast Sausage Casserole
Introduction: Breakfast sausage was new food culturally different that has been introduced to me when I came to the USA. According to Wikipedia, Breakfast Sausage (or country sausage) is a type of fresh pork sausage usually served at breakfast in the United States. It is a common breakfast item in traditional American "farmer" or "country" breakfasts, as it originated as a way for farmers to make use of as much of their livestock (usually pigs) as possible. Often, scraps and trimmings that would ordinarily have been fed to a dog or discarded were instead ground, seasoned, refrigerated and later consumed by the farmer as an inexpensive, high-protein morning meal. Here is an interesting breakfast dish that is prefect when need to feed a large crowd of people.
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Recipe Source: Adapted from Laura in the Kitchen
Serves: 4
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Ingredients
  • 1 lb of breakfast sausage
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp of dry basil leaves
  • ½ tbsp of red pepper flakes
  • fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 6 eggs
  • 1½ cup of milk
  • 1+1 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, cook the sausage over medium heat until fully cooked through
  2. Stir in the onions, basil, red pepper flakes, parsley, season with salt and pepper (check the seasoning of your original sausage)
  3. Remove from the heat, put it in a baking casserole, let it cool
  4. In a large bowl beat the eggs add the milk mix well, add 1 cup of cheese, mix well
  5. Pour mixture on the sausage mixture and top it with the remaining cheese
  6. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees and bake the casserole for about 30 minutes or until puffed and golden brown, remove from oven and serve. Enjoy!

 

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