Zucchini and Sausage Breakfast Casserole

(Last Updated On: February 2, 2021)

This Zucchini and Sausage Breakfast Casserole recipe is not only delicious, but healthier breakfast option. Make this easy breakfast recipe and enjoy it with your family today!

Zucchini and Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Zucchini and Sausage Breakfast Casserole

This Zucchini and Sausage breakfast casserole recipe is delicious, has hidden vegetables, and you can make it the night before!  I just love breakfast recipes that we can make ahead of time and enjoy that slow morning with an amazing breakfast.  I will openly admit that both of my children totally shy away from a LOT of veggies, but they both ate this Zucchini and Breakfast Sausage Casserole and they made absolutely no mention of the fact that there was zucchini in it ๐Ÿ™‚

Zucchini and Breakfast Sausage Casserole

You don’t need many ingredients and prep time isn’t too long, so you can have this yummy zucchini and breakfast sausage casserole ready and waiting in your baking pan in no time!

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Zucchini and Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Zucchini and Sausage Breakfast Casserole

This Zucchini and Sausage Breakfast Casserole is fairly easy to make and is something new, and a bit healthier for breakfast!
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Course: Breakfast
Keyword: breakfast, casserole, sausage, zucchini
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Refrigerate: 4 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Tracy

Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 1 small zucchini shredded (about 1 cup) - we used a potato peeler to "shred ours"
  • 8 oz turkey sausage we used the HOT variety
  • 6 slices bread we recommend a good bakery bread
  • 2 cups shredded, reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups low-fat/skim milk
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Instructions

  • Lightly spray an 11x 7โ€ baking dish.
  • Heat the oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the sausage and cook, stirring often, until the meat is cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  • Line the baking dish with overlapping slices of bread.
  • Sprinkle the zucchini evenly over the bread.
  • Spoon the sausage over the zucchini and sprinkle evenly with the cheese.
  • In a large bowl, stir the eggs with a fork until broken up.
  • Add the mustard then the milk into the bowl with the eggs and stir until well-blended.
  • Pour the egg mixture over the bread mixture in the baking dish.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • To bake, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Uncover the casserole and bake about 45 minutes or until the top is puffy and browned.
  • Allow to cool for 5 - 10 mins before serving.
  • Enjoy!
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22 thoughts on “Zucchini and Sausage Breakfast Casserole

  1. Wow, this looks so amazing. I’m definitely going to try this. I just wish I had this recipe this summer when we had plenty of fresh zucchini.

  2. What an interesting combination. I never thought of zucchini in a brunch casserole. I have these ingredients in my fridge so I am going to give it a try. Thanks!

  3. This looks really yummy! I can see our family enjoying this for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Pinning recipe for later.

  4. I love breakfast, I love casseroles and I really love breakfast casseroles! This looks and sounds so delicious! I’ve never seen a breakfast casserole recipe using zucchini before. I really like how easy this is and it’s definitely a healthier version of the typical breakfast casseroles. Thanks for sharing!

  5. I’m always looking for something to make with zucchini so this looks amazing to make the family would really enjoy it too.

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