Cody Cowgirl Casserole

  • Yield: 12 servings

"Because Cody, Wyo., is a true Western town and the home of Buffalo Bill, our guests have given Wild West names to many of our favorite recipes. This hearty recipe will give any cowboy or cowgirl a good start to the day."


Vegetable oil or nonstick cooking spray
1pound bulk sausage, browned and drained
1/2pound bacon, cooked, drained and crumbled
12ounces frozen hash brown potatoes
1medium green bell pepper, chopped
2tablespoons chopped green onions
2cups shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese, divided
1cup reduced-fat Bisquick
3cups 2% reduced-fat milk
1/2teaspoon salt
4 eggs


  1. Oil a 13-by-9-inch glass baking dish or spray it with cooking spray.
  2. Combine sausage, bacon, hash browns, bell pepper, green onions and 1 cup cheese in a large bowl. Spread in baking pan.
  3. Whisk together Bisquick, milk, salt and eggs until well blended. Pour over potato mixture. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover and refrigerate overnight (no longer than 24 hours).
  4. The Next Day: Preheat oven to 375F. Remove dish from refrigerator.
  5.  Bake, uncovered, 30 to 35 minutes, until light golden brown around the edges. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

—Wendy Everts