Healthier Overnight Egg & Sausage Breakfast Casserole Recipe

This Egg and Sausage Breakfast Casserole is a healthier take on a family tradition I enjoyed growing up. This casserole is one my mom made for our family every Christmas morning. The original version is a bit heavier and creamier so I tried to keep the great taste while lightening it up a bit.

Egg & Sausage Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Course Breakfast, Entrees, Main Dish


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 lb turkey sausage
  • 6 slices sprouted bread, roughly chopped
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 1/2 tsp ground sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 4 oz grated cheddar cheese


  • Grease a large baking dish with olive oil
  • Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook turkey sausage until browned. Drain turkey on paper towels.
  • Place bread in the bottom of the prepared pan and top with sausage.
  • Whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, pepper and paprika.
  • When well mixed, add the cheese to the milk mixture.
  • Pour over bread.
  • Refrigerate for up to 12 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Remove pan from refrigerator while preheating oven.
  • Bake uncovered until golden brown and eggs have set, this takes around 40 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.


Recipe makes 5 servings


healthy egg and sausage breakfast bake casserole



healthy egg and sausage breakfast bake casserole

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