Ham, Sausage and Cheese Casserole
Layered with plenty of hearty ingredients like cheddar cheese, broccoli, mushrooms and sausage, this scrumptious breakfast casserole can be made at night and baked the next morning.
12 slices Nature's Own Butterbread
3/4 pound sharp Cheddar cheese, sliced
1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped broccoli, cooked and drained
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1 pound bulk pork sausage, browned
1 (8 ounce) can water chestnuts, sliced
2 cups chopped cooked ham
3 1/2 cups milk
2 tablespoons instant minced onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
3/4 cup grated Cheddar cheese
Cut 6 slices of bread into quarters.
Place bread quarters in bottom of 13 x 9 baking dish.
Place cheese slices over bread.
Next layer broccoli, mushrooms, sausage, ham, water chestnuts and onion.
Top with remaining 6 slices of bread, cutting into quarters, if necessary.
In a bowl, mix eggs, milk, onion, salt, and dry mustard.
Pour mixture evenly over casserole dish.
Cover and refrigerate overnight or for at least 6 hours.
Preheat oven to 325° F.
Uncover dish and bake for 50 minutes.
Remove from oven and sprinkle with grated cheese.
Return to oven and bake for an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and casserole is heated through.
Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.