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20 Easy Sausage Casseroles

Craving something deliciously different to add to your meal rotation? Whether you’re in search of a scrumptious supper recipe or a yummy new brunch to serve-look no further! The answer is a casserole with sausage.

Sausage Casseroles

The sausage adds a unique flair of flavor to any classic casserole, making it a tasty treat your family will beg for again and again.

From easy make-ahead egg dishes to hearty sausage casserole dinner options, each of these sausage casserole recipes is sure to satisfy.

Let’s check them out!

1. Sausage Casserole

The best thing about adding sausage to a meal is the endless flavor options. This breakfast staple Sausage Casserole is taken up a notch by using sage-flavored breakfast sausage- yum.

Between the eggs, cottage cheese, cheddar cheese, and sausage- this dish is filled with protein, and will leave you satisfied, energized, and ready for your day.

This is a great option to gather the family around the breakfast table on a slow Sunday morning or when feeding a group of guests for brunch- each batch makes 12 hearty servings.

OR- try it as a dish for a fun ‘breakfast for dinner’ night- a true family favorite.

2. Easy Sausage Casserole

Easy does it with this Easy Sausage Casserole. Anything that can be cooked in ONE pot, and prepared in only 15 minutes (ready in about an hour), is a winner in any busy cook’s book!

Who wants to wash 5,000 dishes after cooking on a weeknight…or any night for that matter? No one.

This flavor-packed casserole is tasty indeed, mixing sausage with chopped tomatoes, potatoes, carrots, and onions.

Seasoned with a fantastic combination of garlic, paprika, and bay leaves- this one is definitely a must-try!

3. Breakfast Sausage Casserole

If Trisha Yearwood makes it- it has to be amazing. This Breakfast Sausage Casserole is a super easy make-ahead breakfast dish that has endless possibilities.

Prepare it the night before you plan to enjoy it, refrigerate, then toss it in the oven while you relax with your morning coffee.

While delicious just the way it is, you can get your creative chef juices flowing and add any combination of veggies or other meats that you love.

Just make sure to include the secret ingredient for a tangy twist- dry mustard.
This is the perfect recipe when you need breakfast for a crowd!

4. Sausage and Egg Casserole

A reviewer described this Sausage and Egg Casserole as “the perfect combination of eggs, sausage, bread, and cheese!” How can you not want to try that?!

It is also simple to prepare and is meant to be made ahead of time so you can simply pop your sausage casserole in the oven for an easy-peasy morning.

This is another one that you can make as is, or add creative combinations like mushrooms and onions, red peppers and spinach, or even frozen hash browns!

Whichever way you choose to prepare it, this simple sausage casserole is sure to be a scrumptious start to your day.

5. Easy Sausage Casserole

Looking for the perfect filling family meal with a little spice? This comforting and hearty Easy Sausage Casserole in the oven is the dish for you! With spicy chorizo, smoked paprika, and lots of veggies- this is an easy one-pot meal that your family will love.

The strong flavor of the chorizo is perfectly balanced with garlic, cumin, and thyme. Substitute the veggies and beans with other options that you enjoy to make this recipe your own!

Comfort food and family time? Yes, please.

6. Sausage Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

Having overnight guests to share breakfast with? This recipe has you covered! It can be made ahead of time and refrigerated until you’re ready to heat.

This dish calls for hot breakfast sausage to add a little heat, but feel free to use regular sausage or even half of each to cut down the spice.

With all the breakfast favorites- hash browns, sausage, eggs & cheese- everyone is sure to enjoy this casserole. To add extra flavor, try adding another tasty cheese like gruyere.

Make it the ultimate comfort breakfast by serving with biscuits and gravy!

7. Sausage and Apple Casserole

Warm-up with this Sausage and Apple Casserole, perfect for the fall months when you’re craving something comforting to take away the chill.

Using pork and apple sausages, caramelized apple wedges, and a rich apple cider sauce- this flavorful fall favorite will fill your entire house with amazing autumnal aromas.

With tasty and protein-rich butter beans, this meal is both satisfying and nutritious. Bonus points for being both dairy-free and freezable!

8. Slow-cooker Sausage Casserole

There’s nothing better than coming home to a hot and hearty dinner that’s been simmering in the slow-cooker all day.
Prepared in only twenty minutes, this five-star rated Slow-cooker Sausage Casserole is a weeknight fan favorite.

Your sausage of choice (chipolatas are recommended, but any Italian sausage would go well) is paired with tinned tomatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, celery, and onions.

Add in any additional veggies your family loves and serve with pasta, potatoes, or crusty bread. Substitute white wine for the water in this recipe to add some extra zing!

9. Potluck Sausage Casserole

Channel your inner Italian chef with this Potluck Sausage Casserole. This is an Italian Sausage Casserole that is fit to be served at a high-end restaurant and is perfect for feeding a group.

Crumbled Italian sausage, zucchini, carrots, onions, garlic, and mushrooms are mixed with penne pasta (substitute your favorite noodle variety!)

and tasty tomato sauce, sprinkled with mozzarella cheese and baked to perfection.

Season with your favorite combination of Italian Seasonings (the recipe calls for Oregano and Parsley) to complete, and Mangia!

10. Tater Tot Casserole

Any recipe that includes Tater Tots is sure to be a crowd-pleaser! This recipe’s breakfast casserole sausage – with Tater Tots – is certainly the most unique!

This fiery Tater Tot Casserole calls for spicy breakfast sausage, cooked into crispy crumbles.

Baked with eggs, tots, and green peppers, then topped with two different kinds of cheeses for double deliciousness, this will be your new guests-for-breakfast go-to.

For extra spice, add a can of diced green chilies or top with your favorite hot sauce!

11. Sausage Casserole

Though Thyme is the secret ingredient in this Sausage Casserole, you won’t need a lot of time to get it on the table!

This is one of the simplest sausage recipes to whip up for a weeknight delight.

A tasty tomato base sautéed to perfection with thick-sliced beef sausages, onions, and garlic served over a bed of mashed potatoes.

To make it your own, try bulking it up with chunky chopped veggies, using different types of sausage, or spicing it up with smoked paprika and ground black pepper!

12. Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Want to whip up something special for breakfast or brunch? Make-ahead Sausage Breakfast Casserole is just the dish.

This adaptable recipe is full of possibilities and easy to customize. Keep the base of the recipe as is — ten eggs, four cups of milk, and five cups of bread cubes — and play around with the rest to make it your own!

Swap out the ground sausage for bacon or diced ham. Add some Swiss or Monterey Jack cheese. Instead of mushrooms or tomatoes, you could use red and green peppers, zucchini, or any vegetable that you love!

The secret to success with this dish is to use day-old bread. The dryness will hold up better and provide more structure.

13. Sausage Egg and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

Fun fact: The day of the year the most breakfast casseroles are served is Christmas!

If you are hosting Christmas morning, or want an easy make-ahead dish for your family so you can spend more time with them instead of in the kitchen- you need to try this Sausage Egg and Cheese Breakfast Casserole AKA “Christmas Casserole”.

There’s no heavy bread in this dish (great low-carb option!)- just fluffy eggs, your favorite breakfast sausage, and melty cheese.

If you have been searching for sausage breakfast casserole recipes that will please everyone- you have found them! Make it the night before so all you have to do is pop it in the oven, brew some coffee and dig in!

14. Sausage Pasta

This easy Sausage Pasta is the perfect choice for when you’re craving something different but don’t have a lot of time.

Ready in just 30 minutes, this dish combines Italian sausage with tomato, onion, and garlic sauce mixed with your favorite short pasta (try fusilli or farfalle!) A little bit of Chili Powder gives the sauce a sensational, unique flavor that will leave everyone wanting seconds!

Serve with salad and garlic bread to make this Italian sausage casserole an especially enjoyable, satisfying meal!

15. Sausage Potato Casserole

Sick of the same old potato dishes? This Sausage Potato Casserole is a must-try!

Pork sausage is layered with thinly-sliced potatoes and shredded cheddar cheese made satisfyingly creamy with a cream of mushroom soup mixture and baked to perfection.!

Not a fan of the mushroom flavor? Sub cream of celery or cream of onion!

This could a new dinner-rotation staple or a brilliant addition to brunch! Bring it to your next potluck- the fabulous flavor will leave everyone asking “who made this one?!”

16. Sausage Green Bean Potato Casserole

Kick your sausage casserole game up a notch with Kielbasa! Delicious Kielbasa sausage is mixed with baby creamer potatoes, fresh green beans, onions, and garlic and the result is simply scrumptious.

This recipe calls for “Slap Ya Mama Seasoning” and if you haven’t tried it yet- this is the perfect place to start! A Cajun kick that is not too spicy but full of flavor, everyone loves how it enhances their food.

This may be your new signature side dish, but with meat, veggies, and potatoes- it can also be served as a full meal all on its own!

17. Sausage Egg and Cheese Biscuit Casserole

This spin on the classic Biscuits and Gravy is a definite success!

With a buttermilk biscuit base, covered with eggs, sausage gravy, and crumbled hot sausage and topped with Colby and

Monterey jack cheeses- this Sausage Egg and Cheese Biscuit Casserole is the ultimate breakfast comfort food.
Cook up some extra sausage gravy to pour on top!

18. Broccoli and Smoked Sausage Casserole

Are you cutting carbs or living the keto life and love sausage casseroles? Add this recipe to your low-carb collection!

Steamed, fresh broccoli florets are mixed with browned smoked sausage and a delicious cheese mixture, then baked.

The result is a rich and gooey, creamy broccoli cheddar casserole loaded with bits of browned smoked sausage.

This quick and easy recipe is surprisingly simple yet seriously satisfying.

19. Lincolnshire Sausage & Lentil Simmer

This one-pot hearty stew is absolutely perfect to warm up and share with friends and family on a chilly day.

The mild, sage, and thyme spiced sausage paired with the bold and salty taste of pancetta makes for a truly tasty and unique flavor you’ll crave again and again.

Substitute chorizo instead of pancetta and add in a chilli pepper for a more fiery flair! Added bonus: this recipe freezes and reheats wonderfully for easy meal planning!

20. Sausage and Bean Casserole

Martha Stewart has an amazing ability to turn the most complicated dishes into something anyone can make.

In this Sausage and Bean Casserole recipe, she transforms the complex French meat and bean dish Cassoulet into a super simple spin on franks n’ beans with smoked polish sausage and great northern (or cannellini) beans.

Craving more of a soup? Leave out the breadcrumbs and add more broth! Try adding some cheese on top too. Enjoy!

Sausage Casseroles

20 Easy Sausage Casseroles

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1 lb sage flavored breakfast sausage
  • 3 c shredded potatoes, drained and pressed
  • ¼ c butter, melted
  • 12 ounces mild Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ c onion, shredded
  • 1 (16 oz) container small curd cottage cheese
  • 6 jumbo eggs


  1. Start by preheating your over to 375 degrees. While the oven is heating- chop your onion and prepare your potatoes. Lightly grease your 9x13 baking dish.
  2. Cook your sausage over medium-high heat until browned and crisped to your liking. Drain excess fat and crumble.
  3. Time to build your dish! Stir together the shredded potatoes and melted butter in your prepared baking dish and cover the bottom and sides with the mixture. In a large bowl, mix together the sausage crumbles, cheddar cheese, onions, cottage cheese, and eggs. Pour over your potato-mixture crust.
  4. Set your oven timer for 1 hour. Check to make sure it is done with the toothpick test (insert a toothpick into the center- if it comes out clean, it is done!) Let the dish cool for about 5 minutes, cut into squares, and serve!

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