Bake: 1 hour
Oven: 325 degrees
1 pound ground sausage, any type you like from spicy to breakfast
4 c. cubed day old bread - ( a little dry)
2 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese - any variety will work
10 eggs slightly beaten
4 c. Milk
1 tsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/2 c. sliced mushrooms
1/2 c. chopped tomatoes - fresh or canned drained well
Onions, chives, and peppers are also good additions for taste and color
Cube the day old bread - it needs to be dry so put it into the oven on low for a few minutes to dry out if needed.
Grease with butter a 9"x13" pan baking dish
Put the cubed bread into the pan, and sprinkle with the shredded cheese
combine the eggs, milk, mustard, salt and onion powder.
Sprinkle the sausage over this mixture along with any optional ingredients like the mushrooms, tomatoes, onion, peppers ...
Cover and chill overnight.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees
Bake uncovered for about 1 hours
Tent with foil if the top begins to brown too quickly
Stick a knife in it and if it comes out clean it's done.