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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