Chef Adrianne Calvo’s Buttery Sausage, Egg & Cheese Casserole Is What to Make for Sunday Brunch! by Chef Adrianne Calvo

Chef Adrianne Calvo’s Buttery Sausage, Egg & Cheese Casserole Is What to Make for Sunday Brunch!

There is something deliciously intriguing about brunch. It screams refinement, and offers a myriad of options for those who decide to venture down this rabbit hole of deliciousness. Love breakfast food? Brunch can satisfy those cravings. More of a lunch person? Brunch offers that too, as it is undoubtedly one of the most versatile meals of the day. 

Chef Adrianne Calvo has attacked brunch with a full head of steam, creating a recipe for a delectably savory casserole that you can whip up this holiday season or anytime. Her sausage, egg and cheese casserole is topped with maple syrup, which adds a signature sweetness to the buttery spice that lies underneath. The casserole itself contains cheese, sausage, egg, onions, peppers, and, of course, bacon. Pair it with a pomegranate mimosa, and this quick and easy creation will make you feel like the very celebrity chef you got this recipe from.

You'll need:

  • 7 croissants, rough chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter, more for baking dish
  • 1/4 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1 pound Andouille sausage, chopped 
  • 1/2 cup breakfast sausage, sliced
  • 1/2 cup bacon, crisped, chopped
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 8 large eggs
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups pepper jack cheese, grated
  • kosher salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup

Here's how to make it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat. 
  2. Add butter and sauté green onion, sausages and bacon for 3 to 4 minutes. 
  3. Add bell peppers and onions. Cook for another 3 to 4 minutes. Set aside. 
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and heavy cream. Add croissants and sautéed mixture. Add shredded cheese and season to taste with salt and pepper. 
  5. Grease an 8x8-inch baking dish and pour mixture into it. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes. Allow to cool. To serve, drizzle with maple syrup. Serves 8-10.

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Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Oh, wow! This looks delish and yes, perfect for holiday brunch. Thanks for another perfect recipe, ChefAdrianneCalvo ! 😋

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