Recipes and Cooking Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole Refrigerated crescent rolls are the easy shortcut base of this hearty sausage, egg, and cheese breakfast casserole. For a spicier twist, try substituting the breakfast sausage for some chorizo. By Sarah Brekke, MS Sarah Brekke, MS Sarah Brekke is a culinary specialist with the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen. Her work includes recipe testing and development, food styling, and the creation of food video content. Her work expands across many of the Dotdash Meredith food brands including Magnolia Journal, Allrecipes, and various special interest publications. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in culinary science from Iowa State University and a Master of Science degree in food science from Kansas State University. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 7, 2021 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Katlyn Moncada Total Time: 65 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 9 to 13 x casserole Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound bulk pork sausage 1 small onion, chopped 1 red sweet pepper, chopped 1 8 ounce package refrigerated crescent rolls or crescent dough sheet 10 eggs, lightly beaten ¾ cup milk 2 ½ cup shredded cheddar jack cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives, plus more for garnish ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish; set aside. In a large skillet cook sausage, onion, and pepper over medium heat until browned. Drain and set aside. Unroll crescent rolls, but don't separate into triangles. Press the dough rectangle over the bottom and about 1/2 inch up the sides of the prepared baking dish. Press the dough perforations to seal. Bake 7 minutes. Remove and reduce oven temperature to 325°F. Sprinkle dough with sausage mixture. In a large bowl combine eggs, milk, 2 cups cheese, chives, salt, and pepper. Pour into the dish and top with remaining ½ cup cheese. Bake 40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Before serving, sprinkle top with additional chives. Chorizo For a fun flavor twist substitute 1/2 pound of the pork sausage for with 1/2 pound uncooked chorizo. Cook the chorizo with the pork sausage as directed above. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 332 Calories 23g Fat 11g Carbs 18g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 332 % Daily Value * Total Fat 23g 29% Saturated Fat 9g 45% Cholesterol 202mg 67% Sodium 671mg 29% Total Carbohydrate 11g 4% Total Sugars 3g Protein 18g Vitamin C 16.5mg 83% Calcium 213mg 16% Iron 1.3mg 7% Potassium 214mg 5% Fatty acids, total trans 1g Folate, total 27.8mcg Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.