THE BEST BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

This breakfast casserole is a crowd pleaser! I have been making it for years, and whenever we host friends for brunch I am always asked for the recipe! The best part (aside from the fact that it is d.e.l.i.c.i.o.u.s.) is that it is SO EASY!

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 8oz bacon or turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded colby jack cheese
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) evaporated milk
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of your favorite seasoning (my favorite is Fox Point by Penzey’s Spices, actually this is probably the seasoning I put on almost everything, I love it!)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 8×8 baking dish (I always use my 9×6 baking dish – which is what is pictured above!)
  2. Layer 1/2 potatoes, 1/2 onion, 1/2 bacon and 1/2 cheese in prepared baking dish; repeat layers.
  3. Combine evaporated milk, egg, seasoning and salt in small bowl. Pour evenly over potato mixture; cover.
  4. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes.
  5. Uncover; bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Let stand for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
  7. Happy brunching!

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2 thoughts on “THE BEST BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

  1. Hi Katie! I’m registering for my upcoming August wedding, and I LOVE that casserole. Would you mind sharing where it’s from? Thank you!

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