Sausage and Polenta Breakfast Casserole

Sausage And Polenta Breakfast Casserole Recipe

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Lynette !


This is a breakfast casserole you can make the day before and bake in the morning. I think it is hearty enough that you could enjoy this for dinner!


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25 Min
1 Hr


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2 tsp
olive oil
10 oz
smoked sausage (i prefer conecuh), diced
2 c
green onions, sliced
1 Tbsp
fresh thyme, chopped
4 clove
garlic, minced
4 1/2 c
1 1/2 c
quick-cooking polenta, uncooked
1/4 tsp
4 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded
1 3/4 oz
parmigiano-reggiano cheese, grated (about 1/3 cup)
2 tsp
hot pepper sauce
4 large
eggs, lightly beaten
cooking spray

How to Make Sausage and Polenta Breakfast Casserole


  • 1Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add the sausage; saute 3 minutes or until browned. Add the onions, thyme, and garlic; saute 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 2Bring milk to a simmer in a large saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in polenta and salt; simmer 7 minutes, stirring frequently with a whisk. Remove from heat. Add the cheeses; stir until the cheeses melt. Place the polenta mixture in a large bowl; let stand 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in pepper sauce and eggs. Add the sausage mixture; stir well to combine,
  • 3Spread the mixture into a 2 quart glass or ceramic broiler-safe baking dish coated with cooking spray. At this point you can go ahead and bake it or cool to room temperature, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
  • 4Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Uncover the dish. If it was refrigerated allow it to sit out while the oven preheats. Bake at 425 degrees for 25 minutes or just until set.
  • 5Preheat the broiler to high; remove the dish while the broiler preheats. Broil 2 minutes or until the top is lightly browned. Let it stand 5 minutes.

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About Sausage and Polenta Breakfast Casserole

Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American

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