Breakfast Casserole

1 pkg. Jimmy Dean Fresh Sausage, Regular Flavor (cooked, crumbled and drained)

4 cups cubed day old bread

2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

10 eggs slightly beaten

4 cups milk

1 tsp. dry mustard

1 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. onion powder

Fresh ground pepper to taste

1/2 cup sliced mushrooms (optional)

1/2 cup peeled, chopped tomatoes (optional)

Place bread in well-buttered 9" x 13" baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese. Combine the next six ingredients. Pour evenly over the bread and cheese. Sprinkle cooked sausage and optional ingredients over the top. Cover and chill overnight. Preheat oven to 325ยบ. Bake uncovered for about one hour. Tent with foil if top begins to brown too quickly. Makes 6 servings.

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