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Apple, Gouda and Sausage Breakfast Casserole

By: Bella Bucchiotti
Apple, Gouda and sausage breakfast casserole makes an easy family brunch recipe. Boasting the savoury flavours of onions, sausage, Gouda, and apples, this dish makes a great Thanksgiving or Christmas breakfast for the holiday season.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients 

  • 1/2 Loaf sourdough bread , half of a 14 Ounce loaf
  • 16 Ounces breakfast sausage, ground
  • 2 Cup apple, Granny Smith, Pink Lady or MacIntosh - peeled and diced in ½” pieces
  • 1 onion , small, diced
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 Cup milk
  • 1 Cup Gouda , or Havarti cheese, grated
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/2 Teaspoon thyme
  • salt 
  • pepper 
  • fresh rosemary , for garnish 

Instructions 

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. 
  • Cut or tear the bread into bite size pieces and cover the bottom of the baking dish.  
  • In a large frying pan, combine the sausage, onion and apples. Cook on medium high heat until sausage is fully browned and onions are translucent.  
  • Drain any excess liquid and mix in cinnamon, rosemary and thyme.  
  • Layer sausage mixture over the bread. Sprinkle half of the cheese on top. 
  • Whisk together eggs, milk, salt and pepper. Pour over the sausage mixture.  
  • Cover with the remaining cheese.  
  • Bake in the oven uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes. 

Nutrition

Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 133mg | Sodium: 535mg | Potassium: 222mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 178mg | Iron: 2mg
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