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Sausage Breakfast Casserole with Crescent Rolls
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Sausage Breakfast Casserole with Crescent Rolls

Sausage Breakfast Casserole with Crescent Rolls is an easy breakfast that's great for feeding a crowd! Filling, hearty, and so delicious!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Breakfast Casserole, Christmas Casserole, Holiday Casserole Recipes, Sausage Breakfast Casserole, Sausage Breakfast Casserole with Crescent Rolls
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 572kcal
Author Isabel Laessig

Equipment

  • 9" by 13" baking dish

Ingredients

  • 1 pound breakfast sausage (not sausage links)
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup colby jack cheese shredded
  • 1 cup mozzarella shredded
  • 16 ounces refrigerated crescent rolls 2 tubes
  • 1 to 2 green onions thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 9-inch by 13-inch baking dish with non-stick spray. Set aside.
    Brown sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat until browned all the way through, about 6 to 8 minutes. Be sure to break up the sausage as it cooks. Remove from heat and strain off grease. Set aside.
    Browned sausage in skillet
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, half-n-half, salt, pepper, onion powder, and paprika until fully incorporated. Add cheese and stir to combine. Set aside.
    mixing the ingredients for sausage breakfast casserole
  • Open crescent rolls and roll according to package directions. Arrange 15 rolls in prepared baking dish in three rows with 5 rolls in each row.
    ingredients in separate bowls for sausage breakfast casserole
  • Add sausage to the baking dish, spreading it evenly over the rolls.
    spreading sausage over crescent rolls
  • Pour the egg mixture over the rolls and sausage. 
    spreading egg over sausage
  • Bake for 25 minutes. Carefully remove from the oven. Allow to sit for 5 minutes.
    Sprinkle top with green onions, if desired. Serve warm.
    Baked sausage breakfast casserole in a dish

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Notes

  • Make sure to use ground sausage or breakfast patties, not the links. Regular, hot, or sage sausage is perfect for this dish.
  • This crescent roll breakfast Casserole is great with a little hot sauce on it.
  • You can substitute bacon or ham for the sausage in this casserole. 

Nutrition

Calories: 572kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 218mg | Sodium: 1204mg | Potassium: 275mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 685IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 245mg | Iron: 2.3mg