Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Table or Buffet Service

Breakfast Recipe from Restaurant

Try this delicious restaurant breakfast casserole recipe. It can be made ahead and baked the next morning.

I have used this restaurant breakfast recipe for this strata successfully for banquets and table service many times.

It is a flexible restaurant breakfast recipe.

Sausage & Cheese Strata Recipe

Restaurant Breakfast Casserole

Preparation time: About 40 minutes. Recipe serves 12


Ingredients for the restaurant strata recipe:

  • 10 cups French bread cubes (1/2-3/4 inch pieces)
  • 3/4  pound cooked sausage (your choice) cut into 3/4 inch pieces (or bacon)
  • 1 3/4 cup sautéed mushrooms, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese (6 ounces shredded)
  • 1 1/2 cups Pepper Jack cheese (6 ounces shredded)
  • 7 beaten eggs
  • 3 1/2 cups milk
  • 4 to 6 ounces chopped red and green onions
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper



  • Divide half the bread cubes between 2 greased 2 quart baking dishes
  • Top with sausage and mushrooms
  • Sprinkle with cheeses, then the remaining bread
  • Combine eggs, milk, onions, mustard, salt and black pepper with a wire whip in a large mixing bowl
  • Pour egg mixture over layers in baking dishes and cover
  • Refrigerate for 2 to 48 hours (will not affect quality)
  • To serve ...bake uncovered in a 325 degree F oven for 50-55 minutes (or until a knife inserted near the center comes out "clean")
  • Let stand about 10 minutes before serving

Enjoy the restaurant casserole recipe for breakfast and the company of those you share it with!


Did you know? Breakfast is considered the most important time to have a meal but almost 6 out of 10 people in America still do not eat in the morning.