Recipes and Cooking Sausage-Asparagus Stuffed French Toast Breakfast Bake Savory breakfast fans, here's a make-ahead breakfast casserole to add to your list. Sausage, mushrooms, multiple cheeses, and fresh herbs are an irresistible combo baked alongside strips of Texas toast. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on March 10, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Hands On Time: 25 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 25 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 12 ounce Texas toast, cut into 1-inch strips (about 10 slices) 8 ounce uncooked ground pork sausage 8 ounce mixed mushrooms, such as cremini, oyster, and/or button, sliced 2 tablespoon butter 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, crushed 8 ounce fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces ½ 15 ounce carton whole milk ricotta cheese 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 ounces) ¼ cup chopped fresh herbs, such as flat-leaf parsley, chives, dill, and/or basil ¾ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper 4 eggs 1 ¾ cup milk Directions Grease a 2- to 2 1/2-quart baking dish. Arrange half of the bread strips in bottom of dish. For filling: In a large skillet cook sausage, mushrooms, butter, garlic, and caraway over medium-high 8 to 10 minutes or until meat and mushrooms are browned. Stir in asparagus. Spoon over bread in dish. In a medium bowl stir together the ricotta, Swiss cheese, herbs, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper. Spoon over sausage mixture. Top with remaining bread. In a large bowl whisk together eggs, milk, and an additional 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Slowly pour egg mixture over bread. Press down lightly. Chill, covered, 2 to 24 hours. Preheat oven to 375°F. Bake casserole, uncovered, 50 to 60 minutes or until set (at least 180°F).Let stand 10 minutes. If desired, top with additional herbs. Serves 8. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 371 Calories 20g Fat 28g Carbs 20g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 371 % Daily Value * Total Fat 20g 26% Saturated Fat 9g 45% Cholesterol 149mg 50% Sodium 730mg 32% Total Carbohydrate 28g 10% Total Sugars 6g Protein 20g Vitamin C 3.6mg 18% Calcium 436mg 34% Iron 2.5mg 14% Potassium 429mg 9% Folate, total 76.4mcg Vitamin B-12 1.4mcg 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.