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alsatian breakfast sausage casserole

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

Gruyere is a Swiss cheese with complex flavors that are creamy, and nutty. It goes very nicely with the sweet but tart flavor of honeycrisp apples (which are my very favorite apple!)Source: Unknown

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Ingredients For alsatian breakfast sausage casserole

  • 12 oz. skinless link breakfast sausage, chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tbsp. corase grain or dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh sage or 1/2 tsp. dried rubbed sage
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • 4 slices rye bread, cut into 1 inch pieces, 1 oz. each
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups peeled sweet apple, such as honeycrisp, cubed into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 cups shredded gruyere, divided, 8 oz

How To Make alsatian breakfast sausage casserole

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375. Coat a 7 x 11 inch baking dish with nonstick spray.
  • 2
    Brown sausage in saute pan over medium high heat til almost fully cooked, 5 minutes. Add onion and saute til softened, 3 minutes. Transfer sausage mixture to paper towel lined plate.
  • 3
    Whisk together eggs, milk, mustard, sage and salt. season with pepper.
  • 4
    Arrange bread in bottom of prepared baking dish. Top bread with apple and 1 1/2 cups cheese, then add sausage mixture. Pour egg mixture over sausage, taking care it doesn't spill over, then top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  • 5
    Bake casserole til cheese is browned and eggs are set in the center and cooked through, about 45 minutes or to 160 degrees. Serves 8

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