Recipe: Hungry Jack’s Italian Brunch Bake

Having friends over for brunch or looking for a hunger-quencher for the whole family? Here’s a great recipe to try that has wide appeal! With the award-winning ingredient of Hungry Jack Au Gratin Potatoes, this Italian Brunch Bake is special. Anyway, who doesn’t enjoy a cheesy potato casserole?

Prep time: 15

Cook time: 40

Servings: 8


  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 (4.9 oz.) box Hungry Jack® Au Gratin Potatoes
  • 2-2/3 cups boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, divided
  • 1 (14 1/2 oz.) can diced tomatoes with green pepper & onion, undrained
  • 1 (12 oz.) package breakfast sausage patties
  • 1 cup Hungry Jack® Complete Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix (Just Add Water)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese blend


  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Lightly coat a 9×9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Combine potato slices, boiling water, 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning and sauce packet in prepared pan. Bake uncovered 20 minutes. Remove from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 375° F.
  2. Crumble and cook sausage patties until brown. Drain, if necessary. Stir in tomatoes. Spoon evenly over partially baked potatoes. Blend pancake mix, 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning and water. Spread evenly over sausage mixture.
  3. Bake uncovered 20 to 22 minutes or until pancake layer is light brown. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover with aluminum foil. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
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