Breakfast Casserole Recipe - Food Fun Friday

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Breakfast Casserole Recipe - Cheese, bacon, potatoes and eggs. So yummy and can be made the night before! #recipe, #breakfast

I made this cheesy breakfast casserole a few weeks ago for a MOPS meeting and it turned out great - cheesy, potato-y bacon-y goodness in a casserole dish. What makes it especially wonderful is that you can assemble the entire thing the night before and just pop it in the oven in the morning. Mornings are so hectic - the last thing I want to be doing is putting together a hot dish.

Read on to see how you can make one too!
You will need:
  • 8 oz of bacon, cooked and then crumbled into small pieces
  • 4 cups of shredded hash browns
  • 1 cup of cheese (I used a Mexican blend, cheddar would be great too)
  • 1 can (12oz) of evaporated milk (we used fat free and turned out fine)
  • 1/2 cup of finely chopped onion
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of Lawry's seasoned salt


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees if you are making this right away. If you are baking the casserole the next day, you can skip this step. Spray your pan with cooking spray. We used a 9 x 13 pan.

Spread 2 cups of shredded potatoes and 1/4 cup of the onion in the baking pan.


Add half of the bacon (4oz) and 1/2 cup of the cheese. Then repeat the process again to create a second layer. 



When you have added the second layer, mix the eggs, evaporated milk and Lawry's and pour the mixture evenly on top of the layers.


If you will be baking this the next morning, cover and refrigerate. Bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes while covered with foil. Remove foil and cook for an additional 5 minutes until cheese starts to brown a little bit.

Easy Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Let this cool a little before eating. It will be piping hot! Leave a comment and let me know about your favorite breakfast or brunch casseroles.

Breakfast Casserole Recipe, Cheesy Breakfast

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15 comments:

  1. Yummy! My hubby loves anything with bacon, so I'm sure this will be a hit. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. This looks DELICIOUS, Vicky!! Thanks for sharing! Pinned :)
    Happy Valentine's Day!!

    Brenda
    ChattingOverChocolate.blogspot.com

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  3. This looks marvelous. I pinned this recipe also and would love to have you share this at What to do Weekends (it's the perfect food for the weekend breakfast!) Following you on several platforms.Linda

    http://www.craftsalamode.com/2013/02/welcome-to-what-to-do-weekends-party.html

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  4. Love this recipe! Pinned :-) {from the Pin Me party}

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  5. Hi,

    Could you tell me how many people your recipe serves? It looks delicious!

    Thanks!

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  6. mmm...sounds wonderful--I'll have to try it!

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  7. Love this! I'd like to invite you to link up to Saturday Spotlight @ Angels Homestead.

    http://angelshomestead.com/saturday-spotlight-4/

    Hope to see you there :)

    April

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  8. Yum! I'd like to invite you to link up to Show and Tell Saturday at Sassy Little Lady!

    http://www.sassylittlelady.com/blog/show-and-tell-saturday/show-and-tell-saturday-4-plus-a-giveaway

    Kathie

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  9. Oh, the yumminess! Pinning this to hopefully try this weekend.

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  10. We did a very similar recipe in our dutch oven when we were camping last summer and everyone *LOVED* it!!!

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  11. Oh yes bacon!!! This looks yummy sweets!

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  12. Have you ever used precooked bacon pieces?

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  13. Have you ever tried precooked bacon pieces??

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