Spicy Sausage Red Pepper Egg Casserole
Red pepper adds zest to this savory breakfast casserole.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: Red peppers help maintain skin and boost your immune system due to high vitamin A, C and antioxidant properties.

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  • Recipe From: Illinois Partners


  1. Put rack in middle of oven and preheat to 375 F.
  2. Brown sausage in a skillet. Drain fat and cool.
  3. Cut half of French bread loaf in one-inch-thick slices, and spread each slice with softened butter. Spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray, and arrange the bread slices in one tight layer in the dish. Sprinkle with sausage.
  4. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, half and half, salt and pepper until frothy. Then whisk in green onions and one cup of cheese. Pour egg mixture over sausage.
  5. Sprinkle with red peppers and then remaining cheese.
  6. Bake covered 30 minutes, then uncover and bake 20 more minutes or until puffed on the sides and the center is set.

Tips & Notes

Serve with salsa and sour cream for an extra kick.


  1. Great recipe! We used sweet onions instead of scallions, and it turned out great. I did have to cook it about 10 minutes longer to get done in the middle. A very hearty dish! My coworkers loved it!


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