My stepmother Sandi prepared a delicious casserole. It was just what we needed to get our day started! She had prepared it ahead of time and all we had to do was put it in the oven and serve. This would be a great dish for a ladies luncheon or when you have company over. Hope you all enjoy it!
Potato, Sausage, Egg and Spinach Casserole
16 large eggs
1 ¼ cup heavy cream
1 ½ teaspoons salt
¾ teaspoons pepper
4 tablespoons butter
1 package bulk sausage
½ cup shallots, minced
2 large russet potatoes, peeled, shredded and lightly squeezed
1 12 oz bag frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
2 cups Gruyere
Position rack in top third of oven
Preheat oven to 350º
Whisk eggs, cream, salt and pepper in a large bowl and set aside. Melt 1-tablespoon butter in skillet and brown sausage. Transfer to plate to cool. Add shallots to skillet, cook until wilted and transfer to sausage plate. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in same pan add potatoes and cook until slightly brown. Mix all ingredients together, saving a small amount of cheese for the top. Pour into large greased casserole dish and bake for 35-40 minutes.