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28 Best Sausage Casserole Recipes (All Types)

From breakfast sausage casseroles to vegan sausage casseroles, the variety of sausage casserole recipes is endless! The strangest advice you will get is to rear your pigs outdoors before making them into the sausage used for your sausage casserole.

The Brits seem to have a stronghold in the selection, perhaps since sausage is a mainstay in their daily cuisines. Without further ado, here are more than two dozen recipes for sausage casseroles that will keep you stocked up for a lifetime.

Bake them ahead of time and store your casseroles in the freezer so you have ready-to-eat frozen foods on tap. To get you going, here are 29 recipes featuring sausage casserole dishes for you to try next!

1. Zesty Italian Casserole

Zesty Italian Casserole

Straight out of the shoot we have this Zesty Italian Casserole recipe for something exciting at dinner time tonight. Whip this right up with nothing more than crescent roll dough, ground Italian sausage, pepperoni slices, and pasta sauce.

Sprinkle on some mozzarella and parmesan and olives, and this casserole is ready to serve on the table. It’s a great weeknight meal when the family wants pizza but needs something lighter and less doughy. 

2. Sausage Pancake Breakfast Casserole

Sausage Pancake Breakfast Casserole

The Sausage Pancake Breakfast Casserole is our first roundup recipe to work for the first meal of the day. Kickstart your morning with this breakfast casserole in the refrigerator, ready to be baked hot and fresh.

You can also bake the casserole, let it cool, cut it into individual portions, and put it in the freezer for a frozen breakfast that will be done by the time you get dressed for the day.

Use a breakfast sausage along with a custard and pancake—all of which are included in this recipe.

3. Italian Sausage and Ravioli Casserole

Italian Sausage and Ravioli Casserole

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If you want something more substantial for suppertime this weekend, consider the Italian Sausage and Ravioli Casserole by Pillsbury. This recipe features Italian sausage, Italian herb pasta sauce, frozen ravioli with cheese filling, and five-cheese Italian blend shreds.

All together, you get everything you want in a pasta and sausage meal served up speedily in a casserole dish. Bake a tube of Pillsbury Grands biscuits in the Flaky Layers and serve that alongside this casserole for the best meal on the planet.

4. Venison Sausage Casserole

A pan of saussage casserole with mushroom

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Venison Sausage Casserole is one of the least expected meals in this recipe roundup due to the protein. You most likely need to have access to a gourmet butcher shop or someone who is a local hunter to enjoy this casserole.

The meal starts with venison sausage and includes the intriguing ingredients of leek, butter beans, mushrooms, and cumin powder.

Everything comes together to create a stew of sorts that bubbles right up in the casserole dish. Perfect for a fancy dinner when you want to serve up something unexpected but delicious!

5. Sausage and Apple Casserole With Herb-Crusted Dumplings

A plate of sausage casserole with garnish

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Here we have the Sausage and Apple Casserole With Herb-Crusted Dumplings, which is another one of those meals that calls for a special occasion. However, as Great British Chefs indicates, during British Sausage Week, this recipe is a real banger! Not quite bubble and squeak, the recipe lacks potatoes.

However, you use seasonal apples, dry cider, and sausage made with apples to give off a strong fruit flavor. Sage and garlic compliment the apple tones, while sausage made from pork and apple holds up the dumplings, which are handmade using a variety of fresh herbs. Yes, that’s right!

This recipe teaches you how to make your own dumplings, a skill every home chef should acquire.

6. Hearty Sausage and Rice Casserole

A pan of sausage casserol with mushroom sauce

The Hearty Sausage and Rice Casserole recipe by Swanson is on the affordable side with all ingredients coming in under $10. This serves six people, and makes a great party tray or potluck meal.

Pork sausage is combined with seasoned long grain or wild rice mix to make your life easier. The meal comes together using mushrooms, celery, onion, and bell pepper to have plenty of pep in its step.

As for the spice blend, dried marjoram and dried thyme hit the high notes. Campbell’s slips in with their canned Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup to give this casserole a satisfying creamy texture.

7. Vegan Sausage Casserole

A pan of sausage casserole with bread

When you need a sausage meal fit for a vegan eater, the Vegan Sausage Casserole takes less than an hour and a half to put together and bake. Make ahead of time and reheat to serve for the ideal weekday lunch meal.

Serve with sliced sourdough bread, preferably crunchy, in order to give more girth to this casserole. However, the use of vegan sausages makes up for any missing meaty textures, and you have a plethora of seasonings to boot.

8. Grits ’N’ Sausage Casserole

Grits ’N' Sausage Casserole

Grits ’N’ Sausage Casserole is one of those Southern specialties that you should try at least once. Yes, in the North they call grits polenta—it’s the same thing basically but just prepared in a different way.

Jim Dandy makes a great grit that you can find up in the Northwest so it should be readily available to most consumers in the US. The grits are what hold everything in place with this casserole, and they offer a mild corn flavor with the texture of cream of wheat or mashed potatoes.

9. Hairy Bikers’ Sausage Casserole

A pan of sausage casserole with bay leaves

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Next we have an extraordinarily named recipe called the Hairy Bikers’ Sausage Casserole. Presented by BBC Food, this must be a popular dish during British Sausage Week as well! The recipe starts with “good-quality” pork sausages, over the “not-so-good” quality ones, I guess.

From there, the recipe gets hairy with the use of six rashers of rindless streaky bacon, dark brown muscovado sugar, dried mixed herbs of your choosing, and butter beans. Hairy may not be the right word to use, but comparing ingredients to other sausage casseroles, this one sure puts a lot into the cooking pot!

10. Creamy Sausage Casserole With Biscuits

Creamy Sausage Casserole With Biscuits

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Pillsbury is back with another sausage casserole—this time we have Creamy Sausage Casserole With Biscuits. Ideally suited for a brunch on a Sunday, this creamy pork sausage and creamy mushroom and bacon casserole is a winner flavor wise. It’s hardy and good, like comfort food.

You also get to use Pillsbury Flaky Layers Buttermilk Biscuits in this recipe. They bake up to create the best tasting topper for a breakfast sausage casserole.

11. Cheap and Easy Sausage Casserole

Cheap and Easy Sausage Casserole

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This recipe for a Cheap and Easy Sausage Casserole holds up to its name simply by the list of ingredients. You only need eight things, including water, to put this casserole together. Serving four and ready in 20 minutes, the sausage comes from country-style beef sausages.

A sauce is made surprisingly from barbecue sauce, onion, tomatoes, paprika, and flour. From there, it’s a matter of letting these casserole ingredients simmer to perfection.

12. Cheesy Sausage Breakfast Casserole

A plate of sausage casserole with cheese

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Here on the Food Network is the Cheesy Sausage Breakfast Casserole by Virginia Willis. White bread, grated cheddar cheese, eggs, parsley, and pork or turkey country sausage combine forces in this stand-out casserole.

Everything you want and demand for breakfast is baked into a casserole dish for this heavy-hitting, easy-to-fix breakfast sausage casserole. Cubed bread is combined with a veggie mixture and cheese, and then the casserole is left to sit overnight before baking.

Letting the casserole rest is optional, and requires refrigeration. However, when you do this, it allows the flavors to truly mingle with the bread that is used for the bulk of this dish.

13. Deer Sausage Casserole

A plate of sausage casserole with sause

Deer Sausage Casserole starts with the rare venison ground sausage, either served country style with black pepper or as a breakfast sausage. From there you need the basic ingredients of elbow pasta and mozzarella cheese.

This creates a pasta dish for this casserole that is unlike the other recipes on this list. The recipe also calls for adding your own seasonings and spices as you wish for more flavor.

14. Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Sausage casserole with bell pepper

The Sausage Breakfast Casserole by Campbells is another one of the lower cost meals in this recipe roundup, at only $7 per casserole. Serving eight people comfortably, this only takes two and a half hours to put together and bake to completion.

Since it’s a breakfast casserole, it is designed to be put in the fridge overnight and baked first thing in the morning.

Ideally suited for busy working days, brunches, or holiday mornings, the recipe uses Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse Hearty White Bread, Italian pork sausage, Campbell’s Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup, and shredded sharp shredded cheese plus eggs, milk, and bell pepper.

15. Sausage Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

Sausage casserole with biscuit

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If you are still hankering for a breakfast meal idea, try the Sausage Biscuits and Gravy Casserole. Here is another Pillsbury recipe, this time featuring their Pillsbury Grands Southern Homestyle Buttermilk Biscuits as the topper.

It’s similar to an upside-down biscuits and gravy recipe—except you serve everyone’s meal together family style in a 9 by 13 inch dish. The gravy is homemade using flour, butter, and milk plus salt and pepper. Learn how to make a gravy easily using this recipe!

16. Autumn Sausage Casserole

A plate of sausage casserole with rice

The Taste of Home Autumn Sausage Casserole is another heavy hitter in the veg department. Exciting elements include apples, onions, celery, and raisins. That’s actually about all!

You do have an array of spices and seasonings, including fresh parsley, brown sugar, and allspice. If your dinner demands something less filling and not full of rich cream and butter, this is a great recipe to try out.

The seasonal fruits and vegetables also give a great amount of nutrition in this meaty sausage dish.

17. Vegan Sausage Casserole

A pan of sausage casserole with sauce

For meals that are meatless, go with the Vegan Sausage Casserole by the Buddhist Chef. Here you have a recipe that uses GUSTA brand Espanola vegan sausages, which is made using seitan, paprika, and red bell peppers.

The Vegan Sausage Casserole combines these sausages with more red bell peppers, zucchini, red onion, and diced tomatoes. You get some sweetness from maple syrup and vegetable broth is used for the base.

18. Schwartz Sausage Casserole

A pan of sausage casserole with creamy sauce

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Schwartz Sausage Casserole comes directly from the manufacturer of this packet mix. The casserole uses chicken sausage, chorizo sausage, mushrooms, and spinach to create a healthy meal.

Serve this along with sweet potatoes to create a full course menu for your family or for a party. The vivaciously colored foods that go into this recipe are sure to be a crowd pleaser for the senses.

19. Sausage Casserole

Sausage with tomato

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Simply stated, this Sausage Casserole recipe starts with two types of sausages—chorizo sausage and your choice of a thick sausage, such as Kielbasa. From here, you have a wealth of ingredients that come together in this seemingly simple casserole.

Garlic, onion, red peppers, smoked paprika, mustard powder, red wine vinegar, and brown sugar are just the start! You also are going to need some canned cannellini beans, which serve to bulk up this casserole while adding much needed fiber to your diet.

20. Italian Sausage Penne Casserole

Cheesy sausage casserole

Italian Sausage Penne Casserole covers all the cravings for comfort food. You’ve got pasta, you’ve got a cheesy sauce, and you’ve got Italian flavors—all baked in a casserole dish to make life easy for you as a home cook.

You look like you’ve spent all day working hard in the kitchen, when in reality it will only take you 20 minutes tops to put this together. Bake for an hour as you unwind or entertain, and then have dinner ready to serve for a family or group of six.

Even better the next day when you are no longer smelling the cooking scents, use the spicy Hot Italian Sausage when freezing for optimal flavor effects.

21. Sweet Italian Sausage Casserole

Italian sausage casserole with veggies

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Another heavy-on-the-veggie recipe is this Sweet Italian Sausage Casserole by Epicurious. The recipe goes for sweet Italian sausage along with Italian plum tomatoes plus eggplant, bell peppers, and zucchini for a truly Italian flavor. What about the pasta?

Unlike most Italian dishes, this sausage casserole calls for none! The recipe also cuts down on the cheese with only two small ounces for the entire casserole. Not a lot at all, but the dish depends on the flavors of the sweet Italian sausage and Italian plum tomatoes.

This casserole is best served during the tomato harvest season, when you can purchase fresh on the vine ripe tomatoes.

22. Easy Sausage Casserole

Sausage casserole with beans

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Easy Sausage Casserole works its wonders as a recipe for the weeknight. This is also a French-inspired one-pot meal that lends itself to the use of beans with sausages. Serve along with some ciabatta bread to give the casserole dish some crunch.

You’ll also be reserving the canned liquid of the cannellini beans, which serves as a starch to bind everything together, much like aquafaba from chickpeas.

23. Easy Sausage Casserole

A pan of sausage casserole with bay leaves

Compare this recipe for an Easy Sausage Casserole with the one from BBC Good Food as previously shared to see which one you find the easiest. This recipe says you can finish it from start to table in just 40 minutes, and that’s speedy compared to other casseroles containing sausage.

You also need to use “eight good quality sausages from outdoor-reared pigs,” and seeing how Delicious is a magazine from the UK, the recipe is so very British indeed.

While you might have trouble finding a pig for slaughtering to make the sausages needed for this Easy Sausage Casserole, irony noted, you can pick up the highest quality sausage at your local store.

24. Sausage Casserole

A pan of sausage casseole with onions

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Sausage Casserole works as a recipe focused on the sausage itself. Good quality sausage is the key ingredient, while brown onions, plain flour, and tomato sauce round out the sauce.

Together with Worcestershire sauce, salt, olive oil, and butter, this Sausage Casserole is ready in less than an hour and with fewer than 10 ingredients.

Again, here you want to get the best quality sausage you can buy, since that is the main star of the show.

25. Sausage Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

Sausage Hash Brown Breakfast With Chips and Avocado Dip

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Ready for another breakfast special? Check out this Sausage Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole recipe that showcases crispy hash browns cooked from frozen for a perfect crunch. You also have the choice of hot pork sausage, which will surely put some hair on your chest!

Shredded cheddar cheese and eggs plus milk pull this casserole together into a solid consistency. Perfect for baking first thing in the morning, pour everything into a baking dish and let the casserole rest overnight in the refrigerator.

You will thank yourself when you are waking up to the smells of sausage, hash browns, eggs, and cheese!

26. Overnight Egg Casserole With Spinach Sausage and Cheese

Overnight Egg Casserole With Spinach Sausage and Cheese

Now it’s time for a healthier meal deal with the help of this Overnight Egg Casserole With Spinach Sausage and Cheese. Another breakfast sheet pan wonder meal, this casserole uses heavy cream and fresh spinach to give it more nutrition and flavor.

A dozen eggs are also whipped up and poured over the sausage casserole mixture. This, with the shredded cheddar cheese, creates a slam-bam thank-you-ma’am meal ready for the entire family.

Serve with some hot sauce to amp up the spice factor, since you aren’t adding anything other than salt and pepper for seasonings.

27. Turkey Sausage and Egg Pie

Turkey Sausage and Egg Pie With Vegetable Side dish

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Turkey Sausage and Egg Pie may not sound like a casserole, but it simply disguises itself from the truth within. This comforting classic starts with spicy turkey sausage in favor of pork sausage, which is a spin on the typical sausage casserole.

From there, the use of biscuit baking mix, such as Bisquick Baking Mix, and shredded cheese create a fluffy biscuit base. Mushrooms, onion, and bell pepper are the vegetables of choice in this breakfast ready pie.

28. Turkey Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole

Turkey Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole

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Another turkey based sausage casserole is the Turkey Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole by Pillsbury. They sure do know how to make a casserole over there at Pillsbury! Of course, with the use of Pillsbury Original Crescent Dough Sheet, you can also perform magic in the kitchen.

This, along with the use of turkey sausage breakfast patties and shredded Italian cheese blend, makes for an exciting breakfast casserole.