Potato Sausage and Egg Gratin

Potato Sausage and Egg Gratin
 Our ward, or congregation, celebrated the holidays with a festive Christmas breakfast.  This splendid gratin was served without sausage or bacon, instead with ham slices and a glorious array of fruit breads.
 
Meet some of the chefs who shared the recipe with me and cooked for a huge group of hungry families that morning.    We meet monthly, a “Thursday lunch bunch,” and December was at my home.  I took this photo at the end of our party and some friends had to leave earlier so a few are missing, sorry gals and thanks all for the fun!  
Our family made two gratins for Christmas morning brunch, one with sausage and another with bacon.  Both were very flavorful, so when I had an extra pound of mild Italian sausage to use and a handful of camera-shy grand-boys who slept over last Friday night Potato, Sausage and Egg Gratin was a nice fit.  
 
Potato, Sausage and Egg Gratin

Frozen hash-brown potatoes, browned sausage, grated cheese and eggs come together making an easy gratin that bakes for one hour while you finish brunch preparations, set the table or open presents.

Potato, Sausage and Egg Gratin
 
Saturday I served fresh fruit; bananas, apples and tangerines in fresh squeezed juice, and heavenly muffins I will share soon, promise!  
 
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Potato, Sausage and Egg Gratin
 
Eggs, potatoes, and cheese, oh my! Easy to fix and serve, especially delicious during the holidays. I like to add sausage or bacon to mine, but it's also very good without.
Serves: 16-24
Ingredients
  • 1 pound mild Italian Sausage or bacon (optional)
  • 18 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups plain yogurt (I used Greek yogurt)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 cups shredded hash browns, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon dried chopped onions
  • 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese (or whatever cheese you like)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9 x 13" glass casserole dish with oil. Beat eggs, yogurt, and salt together. Set aside. In a large bowl add butter, thawed potatoes and dried onions. Stir to mix. Pour in egg mixture and lightly stir to blend ingredients. Pour into casserole dish. Sprinkle grated cheese over casserole. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 45 minutes or until a knife comes out clean when inserted.

About The Author

Renée

Renée is passionate about making and sharing ALL things delicious! Her happy place really is her kitchen where she loves whipping up memories with her family and friends. Raised in sunny Southern California she's spent her adulthood in Idaho, both sides of her great state. She's married to an amazing man, and together they have 5 children, who gave them five more, and now they have 28 grandchildren. So there’s always a reason to cook and celebrate around their place!

12 Comments

  1. Diane Hodrick

    mmmmm….this sounds and looks so yummy…I will have to try it next weekend. Thanks for the recipe!

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  2. Debbie

    It’s the addition of the hash browned potatoes that really grabs me. I love to have a breakfast casserole recipe on hand for when people are spending the night. It’s also great to bring as a comfort meal to families. This one looks great.

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  3. Brandi

    Your casserole looks so good, Renee! I love all the ingredients you used! I bet it was delicious!

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  4. LDH

    We are having breakfast for dinner tonight. This would had been perfect and will note the recipe to try another time.

    What a dear group you had at your home. Looking forward to those heavenly muffins 🙂

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  5. Pam

    As usual, my mouth is watering! I’ll be making this one real soon, too. And that is a fine group of lovely ladies in that picture! 🙂 Can’t wait for the muffin recipe!

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  6. Pondside

    That sounds so good – stick to the ribs, and easy – perfect combination.

    Reply
  7. Jacqueline

    What a lovely photo of lovely ladies! The breakfast casserole looks fantastic too. I just love warm breakfast food for dinner too especially in the cold months. I don’t think I could stop eating this one!

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  8. beti

    it sounds simply delicious! this is just what I would love to have everyday for breakfast

    Reply
  9. Julie

    Delicious! I love breakfast casseroles! Hope all is well in your world! Sending hugs from Nebraska!

    Reply

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