Brie and Sausage Brunch Bake
8 oz brie, rind removed, cubed
1 lb. bulk Italian sausage
½ C chopped onions
6 slices firm textured white bread, cubed
½ C chopped roasted red bell peppers
2 T minced fresh basil
1 C freshly grated Parmesan cheese
8 large eggs
2 C whipping cream
1 T Dijon mustard
1 t kosher salt
1 t fresh ground pepper
1 ½ C shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 C sliced green onions
Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until it
crumbles, about 5 minutes. Add onions and cook 5 minutes more or until sausages
is no longer pink and onions are soft; drain well. Set aside.
Place bread cubes evenly in bottom of a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish.
Layer sausage, red pepper, basil, brie and Parmesan cheese.
Whisk together the eggs, cream, mustard, salt and pepper. Pour evenly over the
cheese. Cover and chill overnight.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Bake uncovered for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle
with mozzarella cheese and return to oven for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is
melted and casserole is set.
Remove from oven and let sit for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with
green onions and cut into squares.