This English Muffin Casserole is an easy, make-ahead recipe that gives you an easy morning the next day. English muffins layered with sausage, bacon, and cheese makes for a delicious and hearty breakfast casserole the entire family will devour.
For some reason, when the air gets brisk (or frozen, in our case) I start craving breakfast casseroles.
Not only are they fantastic for sitting down to in the morning, but most of them can be prepared the night before. That’s my kind of breakfast.
My family will quickly attest that the last thing I am is a morning person. There’s no bright eyed, bushy tailed version of me in the morning.
Especially not when it’s cold out. I’d much (much!) rather stay snuggled up in jammies until the last minute possible. There’s a reason I’m a wash-and-go person. Good hair day vs. more sleep? Always the latter.
Like this English Muffin Breakfast Casserole. We’ve got our nice and nooky English muffins to start with. Butter ’em up and lay in your baking pan.
Except don’t do what I did in the photo above.
I later decided to offset the top and bottom muffin halves, so that no bite would go muffinless. Good call. I wrote it in the recipe below, so go forth with confidence.
Here’s where it gets really good. Layer on the sausage, bacon, cheese, and more cheese.
Eggs and jalapeno for a bit of kick. If you prefer, omit the jalapeno. Or use more if you walk on the spicier side.
We opt for plain yogurt instead of sour cream. I tend to acidophilus our food whenever possible. Even the bulldog has acidophilus pills she should be taking with her food, but her picky self eats around it instead. Still trying to solve that one.
Prep the entire casserole up to the point of baking. Cover, chill, and get some much-needed shut eye. Sleep in if you like, because that’s what ponytails are for. Then just wake to bake the next morning.
Hearty, super delish, and fuss-free. Perfect for Sunday morning or brunch potlucks.
Enjoy your AM!Print
Source: Chew Out Loud, inspired by allrecipes
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