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Brunch Bake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nancy O'Neal
Added: Tuesday, October 13, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. bulk lean pork or turkey sausage, crumbled into small pieces
1 6 oz. box onion and garlic flavored croutons
2 . shredded sharp cheddar cheese (divided)
4 eggs
2 3/4 c. milk (divided)
3/4 tsp. dry mustard
1/2 tsp, salt
1 10.5 oz. can cream of mushroom soup
2 c. frozen country-style shredded hash-brown potatoes
1 tsp. paprika (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Brown sausage in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes; drain sausage on paper towels. Spread croutons evenly over bottom of 13 x 9 x 2 inch ungreased baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with drained sausage and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese; set aside. In blender container or medium mixing bowl, blend or whip with wire whisk eggs, 2 1/4 cups of the milk, mustard and salt until well-combined. Pour over sausage mixture; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
Remove pan from refrigerator; discard plastic wrap. In small bowl, whisk together soup and remaining 1/2 cup milk until smooth; pour over casserole. Sprinkle lightly with frozen hash browns. Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake, covered with aluminum foil, at 350 for 1 hour. Uncover; bake 30 minutes more, or until center is set. Remove from oven and sprinkle with paprika, if desired. Let stand at least 5 minutes before cutting into serving pieces.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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