3 cups frozen hash browns, thawed*
1 pound Italian sausage
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 green bell pepper, diced
1/2 white onion, diced
12 eggs, beaten
2 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Brown the sausage until fully cooked and drain the fat.
  3. In the same pan saute the onions and peppers until the onion is translucent and the peppers are softened.
  4. Spray a casserole dish with cooking spray.
  5. Layer the thawed hashbrowns on the bottom of the dish, layer the sausage, peppers and onions then top with cheese.
  6. Beat the eggs, milk, salt and hot sauce together in a large mixing bowl, pour over all the ingredients.
  7. Bake until fully cooked through the center, about 50 minutes.