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One-Dish Sausage Brunch

Contributed by: News Canada

The quick and easy family holiday brunch menu (NC) - Holiday time should mean more time spent with family and friends. Let Ontario Pork save you time in the kitchen during the holiday seasons with this delicious one-dish meal. No one needs to know that it's nutritious and contains all four food groups from Canada's Food Guide!

One-Dish Sausage Brunch
Cooking Time: 1 hour - Preparation Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 lb Pork breakfast sausages (500 g)
  • 1 leek, cleaned, chopped
  • 4 slices whole-wheat bread, cubed
  • 1 pkg frozen chopped spinach, thawed (300 g)
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups milk (375 mL)
  • 1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese (125 mL)


In large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, combine sausage meat and leeks. Cook about 7 minutes, breaking up meat as it cooks, until browned. Place bread cubes in lightly greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Spoon sausage meat, leek and drained spinach evenly over bread.

In bowl, combine egg, milk and cheese; pour over sausage. With a large spoon mix all ingredients well, until egg is thoroughly soaked into the bread. Cover pan with foil and bake in 350 F oven 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake 5 minutes longer.

Serve with fresh fruit or a green salad.

Serving Size: Makes 6 Servings

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