Breakfast Casserole with Zucchini

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Breakfast is served with this egg casserole full of sausage, cheese, bread cubes and a secret ingredient – zucchini.  That’s right, trick your kids into eating their veggies in the morning with this breakfast casserole with zucchini.

Breakfast Casserole with Zucchini Recipe:

The age old question still stands true. How am I going to use all this zucchini?  Are you searching for recipes using zucchini?

Here’s a new idea for those of you who have probably made every recipe possible and still have several more zucchini hanging around your house: zucchini breakfast casserole

That’s right; shred it up and add it to an egg casserole.  You’ll up the nutritional value without changing the flavor.  And every kid (and adult) should start their day with some veggies.

How to Make Egg Zucchini Bake:

Instructions:

  1. Mix eggs, milk, salt and dry mustard.
  2. Stir in fried and drained sausage, shredded zucchini, cheese and bread cubes.
  3. Pour into a greased 13 x 9 inch baking dish.
  4. Bake until golden brown and set in the center.

For the full instructions for zucchini casserole with sausage and eggs, scroll to the bottom of this post.

Notes About Zucchini Casserole with Sausage:

  • This is a great zucchini breakfast idea.
  • Drain the excess grease off the breakfast sausage, if needed.
  • Substitute bacon or ham for sausage if desired.
  • Any type of bread can be used in this zucchini egg bake.
  • Shred the zucchini on a hand grater or go the easy route with a food processor with a shredder attachment.
  • Do not drain the zucchini after shredding.

Ways to Use Zucchini:

Spicy Roasted Zucchini

The gentle spice of this Spicy Roasted Zucchini makes it a perfect side dish for any meal, especially when you need a dish using easy ingredients.

Classic Zucchini Bread

Classic Zucchini Bread is just what the names implies. Perfect, moist, cinnamon-flavor, the best ever zucchini bread.

Sour Cream Zucchini Bake

Sour Cream Zucchini Casserole is an easy side dish that combines a creamy, cheesy zucchini base with a crunchy Ritz cracker topping.

Old Fashioned Cheesy Zucchini CasseroleWith a buttery, crunchy top, this Cheesy Summer Squash and Zucchini Casserole is a perfect side dish. 

Breakfast Casserole Recipes

Breakfast casseroles are great because they can often be prepped ahead of time and popped into the oven for a hearty, homemade breakfast. We love serving them for holidays and just an ordinary Sunday morning.

Loaded Breakfast Casserole

Overnight French Toast Casserole

Sausage Pancake Casserole

Egg and Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast Casserole with Zucchini

Breakfast is served with this egg casserole full of sausage, cheese, bread cubes and a secret ingredient---zucchini.  That's right, trick your kids into eating their veggies in the morning with this breakfast casserole with zucchini. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Casserole
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast casserole with zucchini, cheesy summer squach and zucchini casserole, zucchini breakfast casserole, zucchini breakfast ideas, zucchini casserole with sausage, zucchini egg bake
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 562kcal
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound breakfast sausage, cooked and drained
  • 2 1/2 cups bread, cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 13 x 9 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Whisk eggs, milk, ground mustard and salt.
    Breakfast is served with this egg casserole full of sausage, cheese, bread cubes and a secret ingredient---zucchini.  That's right, trick your kids into eating their veggies in the morning with this breakfast casserole with zucchini. 
  • Stir in cooked sausage, bread cubes, cheese and zucchini.
    Breakfast is served with this egg casserole full of sausage, cheese, bread cubes and a secret ingredient---zucchini.  That's right, trick your kids into eating their veggies in the morning with this breakfast casserole with zucchini. 
  • Pour into prepared dish.
    Breakfast is served with this egg casserole full of sausage, cheese, bread cubes and a secret ingredient---zucchini.  That's right, trick your kids into eating their veggies in the morning with this breakfast casserole with zucchini. 
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through in the center.
    Breakfast is served with this egg casserole full of sausage, cheese, bread cubes and a secret ingredient---zucchini.  That's right, trick your kids into eating their veggies in the morning with this breakfast casserole with zucchini. 

Notes

  • This is a great zucchini breakfast idea.
  • Drain the excess grease off the breakfast sausage, if needed.
  • Substitute bacon or ham for sausage if desired.
  • Any type of bread can be used in this zucchini breakfast casserole. 
  • Shred zucchini on a hand grater or go the easy route with a food processor with a shredder attachment
  • Do not drain the zucchini after shredding.
  • Looking for more breakfast ideas using zucchini? Mom's Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread is the bomb!

Nutrition

Calories: 562kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 233mg | Sodium: 1111mg | Potassium: 478mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 622IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 356mg | Iron: 4mg

Breakfast is served with this egg casserole full of sausage, cheese, bread cubes and a secret ingredient---zucchini.  That's right, trick your kids into eating their veggies in the morning with this breakfast casserole with zucchini. 

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