Sausage, Egg and Cheese Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
Sausage, Egg and Cheese Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole is an all inclusive dish comforting dish that everyone will love!
Prep Time:8 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time:1 hour
Total Time:9 hours 10 minutes
Yield:10 servings 1x
16 oz. pork breakfast sausage, browned and cooked through
10 eggs, lightly beaten
2 1/2 cups milk
2 tsp dry mustard
1 tsp salt
6 cups day-old bread, cubed (about 1 large French Bread loaf)
3 cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1/2 tsp black pepper
4 cups frozen tater tots
sliced green onions
Prepare the NIGHT BEFORE serving. (See Notes for preparing same day)
Lightly spray a 9″x13″x2″ casserole pan with non stick spray.
Whisk together the eggs, milk, dry mustard and salt until combined, set aside.
Fill the bottom of the casserole dish with half of the crusty bread. Then top with half of the cooked sausage and half of the cheese. Sprinkle with half of the black pepper. Repeat with the remaining bread, sausage, cheese and pepper.
Pour the egg mixture all over the casserole dish. Cover and place in fridge for 8 hours.
In the morning preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
Top the casserole with the tater tots in an even layer and bake for 60 to 70 minutes or until the center of the casserole is set.
Let sit for 10 minutes before cutting. Serve with the optional toppings if desired. Enjoy!
If you want to make this casserole without the overnight directions, use fresh bread instead of crusty bread. Allow it to sit for 10-15 minutes to soak up the egg mixture before topping with tater tots and baking.