Hissy Fit Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

Hissy Fit Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole – seriously the BEST! All the flavors of our favorite dip in a casserole. Only a few simple ingredients – hash browns, sausage, Velveeta, Muenster cheese, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, onion, milk, and eggs. Great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can make this ahead of time and refrigerate or freeze it until ready to bake! Perfect for hectic weekday mornings, overnight guests, and holiday mornings.

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Sausage & Cheese Hash Brown Casserole

This Hissy FitHash Brown Breakfast Casserole has quickly become a favorite at our house. All the flavors of our favorite dip in an easy breakfast casserole. So simple to make, yet SO delicious! Sausage, hashbrowns, Velveeta, muenster cheese, eggs, milk, Worcestershire sauce, onion, and garlic. This is great for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. This is my go-to casserole recipe for overnight guests and Christmas morning. Whip up some biscuits and grits and you are set!

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How to Make Hissy Fit Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

This casserole recipe is super easy to make with only a few simple ingredients  In a large skillet cook sausage over medium-high heat until no longer pink. Remove sausage from the skillet. Add hash brown potatoes to the skillet and cook them until they start to brown. Place the hash browns in a baking dish. Top with cooked sausage, Velveeta cheese and muenster cheese. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Pour egg mixture over the hash browns in a 9×13-inch casserole dish. Bake uncovered until the eggs are set. Garnish the baked casserole with parsley or green onions.

Helpful Tips & Frequently Asked Questions

  • Thaw the frozen hash browns before browning them in the skillet.
  • I use Jimmy Dean Hot Sausage. Any brand of pork sausage will work fine.
  • Feel free to substitute turkey sausage for a lower-calorie option.
  • Feel free to add bell peppers, red bell pepper, mushrooms, or onions to the casserole.
  • I used shredded Velveeta cheese. I buy it at Walmart. You can also use a block of Velveeta and cut it into small squares.
  • Don’t like Velveeta? You can substitute any cheese that you prefer. Cheddar cheese, colby-jack, Monterey jack, mozzarella, or gouda all work great.
  • Can Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole be made in advance? Yes! You can assemble the casserole ahead of time and refrigerate it overnight before baking. If you are baking this right after taking it out of the refrigerator, you may need to add a few minutes to the cooking time.
  • Can Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole be frozen? Yes! You can assemble the casserole and cover the baking dish with plastic wrap and aluminum foil. Place in the freezer for up to 3 months. 
    • To bake the casserole after freezing, thaw completely and bake as directed.
  • Don’t need to feed a crowd? You can split this casserole between two 9×9-inch pans. Bake one now and freeze one for later.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.
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What to Serve with Breakfast Casserole

We like to serve this casserole with some biscuits and grits. This is also delicious with a salad if you are doing this for dinner. We LOVE breakfast for dinner! No matter when you eat this, I guarantee it will be a hit. Give this a try the next time you need an easy breakfast recipe!

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Hissy Fit Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

Yield: 8 people

Prep Time 10 mins

Cook Time 35 mins

Total Time 45 mins

Hissy Fit Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole – seriously the BEST! All the flavors of our favorite dip in a casserole. Only a few simple ingredients – hash browns, sausage, Velveeta, Muenster cheese, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, onion, milk, and eggs. Great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can make this ahead of time and refrigerate or freeze it until ready to bake! Perfect for hectic weekday mornings, overnight guests, and holiday mornings.

  • 2 lb hot breakfast sausage
  • 1 (30-32oz) bag frozen shredded hash browns
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1 cup shredded muenster cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Velveeta cheese
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly spray a 9×13-inch pan with cooking spray.

  • In a large skillet, cook sausage until no longer pink. Drain fat and set aside.

  • Add hash browns to skillet and cook until lightly brown. (Add a little oil to the skillet if necessary.) Place hash browns in bottom of lightly greased 9×13-inch pan. Top with sausage and cheese.

  • Whisk together eggs, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, milk, and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over the hash brown mixture.

  • Bake, uncovered, for 45 to 60 minutes.

  • Thaw the frozen hash browns before browning them in the skillet.
  • I use Jimmy Dean Hot Sausage. Any brand of pork sausage will work fine.
  • Feel free to substitute turkey sausage for a lower-calorie option.
  • Feel free to add bell peppers, red bell pepper, mushrooms, or onions to the casserole.
  • I used shredded Velveeta cheese. I buy it at Walmart. You can also use a block of Velveeta and cut it into small squares.
  • Don’t like Velveeta? You can substitute any cheese that you prefer. Cheddar cheese, colby-jack, Monterey jack, mozzarella, or gouda all work great.
  • Can Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole be made in advance? Yes! You can assemble the casserole ahead of time and refrigerate it overnight before baking. If you are baking this right after taking it out of the refrigerator, you may need to add a few minutes to the cooking time.
  • Can Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole be frozen? Yes! You can assemble the casserole and cover the baking dish with plastic wrap and aluminum foil. Place in the freezer for up to 3 months. 
    • To bake the casserole after freezing, thaw completely and bake as directed.
  • Don’t need to feed a crowd? You can split this casserole between two 9×9-inch pans. Bake one now and freeze one for later.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.

Steph

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