Sausage Egg and Cheese Breakfast Roll-Ups

by Olivia

Sausage, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Roll-Ups

Hey y’all! If you’re looking for a quick and delicious breakfast treat, these Sausage Egg and Cheese Breakfast Roll-Ups are perfect. They’re easy to make and packed with flavor, making them ideal for busy mornings or a special weekend brunch. Let’s get rolling!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Quick and Easy: Ready in under 30 minutes, perfect for a fast breakfast.
  • Portable: Great for on-the-go breakfasts or snacks.
  • Deliciously Filling: Combines savory sausage, fluffy eggs, and melty cheese wrapped in a flaky crescent roll.
  • Kid-Friendly: A fun and tasty option that kids will love.

Ingredients:

  • 5 eggs
  • 1 can (8 oz) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 8 fully cooked breakfast sausage links
  • 4 slices (sandwich-size) Cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Prepare the Eggs:
    • In a small bowl, beat the eggs. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the beaten egg for brushing on tops of crescent rolls. Scramble the remaining eggs in a skillet over medium heat until fully cooked.
  3. Prepare the Dough:
    • Unroll the crescent dough onto a work surface and separate it into 8 triangles.
  4. Assemble the Roll-Ups:
    • Cut the cheese slices in half and place one half on each triangle of dough. Top each triangle with a spoonful of scrambled eggs and one sausage link. Loosely roll up each triangle, starting at the wide end and rolling toward the point.
  5. Brush with Egg:
    • Place the roll-ups on an ungreased cookie sheet. Brush the tops of each crescent roll with the reserved beaten egg. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Bake:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Serve:
    • Serve warm and enjoy your delicious breakfast roll-ups!
SAUSAGE EGG AND CHEESE BREAKFAST ROLL-UPS

SAUSAGE EGG AND CHEESE BREAKFAST ROLL-UPS

Variations:

  • Spicy Kick: Add a pinch of red pepper flakes or a slice of jalapeño inside each roll-up for a spicy version.
  • Different Cheeses: Use other types of cheese like mozzarella, Swiss, or pepper jack for different flavors.
  • Veggie Option: Add sautéed vegetables like bell peppers, spinach, or mushrooms for added nutrition.

Equipment:

  • Small bowl
  • Skillet
  • Spatula
  • Baking sheet
  • Measuring spoons

Storage:

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in the microwave or oven until warmed through.

What to Serve with This Recipe:

These breakfast roll-ups pair wonderfully with a side of fresh fruit, yogurt, or a simple green salad. They also go great with a cup of coffee or a glass of fresh orange juice.

Tips:

  • Even Cooking: Make sure to roll the dough loosely to ensure even cooking and a nice, flaky texture.
  • Prevent Sticking: Use parchment paper on your baking sheet for easy cleanup and to prevent sticking.
  • Extra Flavor: Add a sprinkle of your favorite herbs or spices on top before baking for an extra flavor boost.

FAQ:

Q: Can I use different types of sausage?

A: Yes, you can use any fully cooked sausage links you prefer, such as chicken, turkey, or even vegetarian sausage.

Q: Can I make these ahead of time?

A: Yes, you can assemble the roll-ups the night before and store them in the refrigerator. Bake them fresh in the morning.

Q: Can I freeze these roll-ups?

A: Yes, freeze the baked roll-ups in a single layer on a baking sheet, then transfer to a freezer bag. Reheat in the oven until warmed through.

Sausage Egg and Cheese Breakfast Roll-Ups

Sausage Egg and Cheese Breakfast Roll-Ups

Yield: Makes 8 roll-ups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes

These Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Roll-Ups are perfect. They're easy to make and packed with flavor, making them ideal for busy mornings or a special weekend brunch. Let’s get rolling!

Ingredients

  • - 5 eggs
  • - 1 can (8 oz) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • - 8 fully cooked breakfast sausage links
  • - 4 slices (sandwich-size) Cheddar cheese
  • - Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
2. In a small bowl, beat the eggs. Reserve 2 tablespoons of beaten egg for brushing on tops of crescent rolls. Scramble remaining eggs.
3. Unroll dough onto work surface; separate into 8 triangles.
4. Cut cheese slices in half; place one half on each triangle. Top each with spoonful of scrambled eggs and 1 sausage link. Loosely roll up triangles, starting at the wide end and rolling toward the point.
5. Place roll-ups on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush reserved beaten egg on top of each crescent. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
6. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown.
7. Serve warm.

Notes

Approximate Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 250 kcal per roll-up
  • Total Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 110mg
  • Sodium: 600mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 10g

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