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Overnight Smoked Sausage & Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 16
Author: Toni Anderson

Ingredients

  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 8 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 1 cup peppers thinly sliced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 30 ounces shredded frozen hash brown potatoes
  • 14 - 16 ounces smoked sausage sliced

Optional Toppings

  • sour cream
  • salsa
  • hot sauce
  • crushed red pepper
  • cheese

Instructions

  • Grease a 9 x 13 inch pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, combine eggs, cream, milk, ricotta, salt, pepper, and onion powder. Mix until no lumps of ricotta remain.
  • Mix in all of the remaining ingredients. Stir until potatoes are thoroughly coated.
  • Pour into greased pan. Cover with aluminum foil and refrigerate overnight.
  • In the morning, remove from refrigerator and leave aluminum foil on top. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Bake with foil on for 50 minutes or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove foil. Return to oven for 5-10 minutes until the top is lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes uncovered before slicing.