Start the day with a Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole with sausage, eggs, cheese, and tater tots all in one easy dish.
Preparing a full breakfast for overnight guests during the holidays can be a bit tricky because there are so many dishes to complete at the same time. That is where a breakfast casserole can really shine! This tater tot breakfast casserole has everything you want in one dish and it can be prepped the night before.
Cut the crusts off of the bread and cut or tear it into small pieces. Spread the bread pieces in a greased 9×13″ casserole dish.
Beat the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper together.
Pour over the bread pieces in the dish and place in the refrigerator.
Brown the ground pork sausage and drain the excess grease.
Remove the dish from the refrigerator. Top with the cooked sausage and 1 1/2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese. Arrange the tater tot rounds over the top and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
Can I prepare this tater tot breakfast casserole ahead of time?
Yes, you can prepare this tater tot breakfast casserole ahead of time. After adding the cooked sausage and shredded cheddar cheese, cover the casserole dish and place in the refrigerator overnight. Remove it in the morning and continue with adding the tater tots before baking.
What else can I add to this tater tot breakfast casserole recipe?
There are so many varieties you can make of this tater tot breakfast casserole! That is one of the great things about it. Switch out the meat or the cheese and you’ll give it a whole new flavor. Here are some ideas to try:
- Bacon & Cheddar
- Ham & Swiss
- Spinach & Mushroom
Bake at 375˚F for 45-50 minutes, until the tater tot crowns are golden brown.
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