This recipe took way longer to cook. Eric loves the extra ambiance. It's an overnight recipe, so you have more time for stockings in the morning! In the morning, preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Whisk the egg mixture once more, then pour over the potatoes in the casserole dish. Let me know if it works out! I added that the last 5 minutes of baking. With this cookbook, you’re never more than a few steps away from a down home dinner. The dairy products are fine. Only had 22oz of potatoes after hand shredding and pressing as much water out of them as possible. I made the recipe as posted with the two exceptions… I used the small cubed hashbrowns rather then the shredded ones, personal choice and I did half the recipe as it was a test run. It’s what makes you feel good. It’s such a simple swap, but she’s made the best cheesy potato casserole I’ve ever had. I made this for Christmas breakfast and it was wonderful. This post contains affiliate links. Use a spoon to gently toss it all together, then spread it out so that it's even. I only make the casserole for special occasion morning but this one going to be a much more frequent dish. It was amazing! When you want to serve breakfast or brunch for a gathering, this easy breakfast casserole recipe is a go-to choice. LOVE the idea of adding spinach to this! I’ll definitely make it again. Is that going to turn out? Thanks. Then, I parboil them until a fork goes through the potato easily. Easy? I like only lamplight. Learn how your comment data is processed. So I just made your recipe for a church breakfast and fed 300 people. I’d probably do a half pound next time. So, I tend to stick with either the mild or sharp varieties. Love how versatile it is. Ate so much I could barely move. Made it for some company over Christmas and it was a hit with everyone! Not a dumb question at all! I’m so glad the recipe is a hit! That is crazy Deborah! Just make sure you scrub and rinse them well with water). Thank you so much for reviewing! I also used Italian seasoning instead of oregano and put it in with the potatoes and bacon. I love it. It was fabulous! :). (Or anytime you have guests for breakfast!) Bake at 350 for 45-55 minutes. So I followed the process of making it the day ahead. Your email address will not be published. If you love this recipe, please be sure to comment and leave a rating below! And no, there are no veggies in the casserole, I did sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley and chopped fresh green onions for the photos :) Enjoy Angela!! Great idea adding broccoli Clare!! This episode cost me more than 1,000 to replace my oven and floor it ruined. Corning glass sold their recipe for glass to the Chinese. Very delicious and moist. It’s an overnight recipe, so you have more time for stockings in the morning! 240 calories; protein 12.7g 25% DV; carbohydrates 19.9g 6% DV; fat 12.4g 19% DV; cholesterol 164.5mg 55% DV; sodium 580.7mg 23% DV. Thanks so much for sharing! Every Single Person RAVED about this dish!! But I did streamline the morning process by mixing all the wet ingredients together and putting it in a container the day before. Required fields are marked *. It was updated with new images, more thorough instructions, tips, techniques, and FAQ’s in February 2020. For premade casseroles or leftovers that are in a glass baking dish and have been refrigerated, do not place directly into a hot oven as the glass can shatter. So glad you are enjoying the recipe Sheri. Thanks for taking the time to comment! In a large bowl, whisk together 8 eggs, evaporated milk OR cream, seasoned salt, kosher salt, pepper, dry mustard, and onion powder. Just worried cooking the bacon and then having it cook for another 40 mins will make it overdone? DO NOT BUY NEW PYREX MADE IN CHINA. I’m glad you’re okay! It is now on my potluck list. Thanks for the reminder Renee. We’ll also be using cheddar cheese, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, green onions, and salt and pepper. Fantastic! Great meal for a Monday! But I’m so glad you enjoyed the casserole recipe! It's also very easy to increase the portion by putting it into a 9x13 dish and just adding extra ingredients. Let me know how it goes! We have it every year for Christmas brunch. But we don’t. This casserole was a huge hit! They will finish cooking in the oven. *Any kind of smoked ham will work in this recipe, or even deli sliced ham will do. Eggs, potatoes, and shredded cheddar cheese round out the tasty flavors, with options to personalize it using bacon, sausage, veggies, or garlic powder! I think this is one of those recipes that is very forgiving if you have alternative ingredients to use up. The other, I fried up some Jimmy Dean Breakfast Sausage (hot) and drained the fat. However, if there is even a hint of texture to the onion, I will gag when eating it. Good to know! Let me know how it goes! Your email address will not be published. So easy! It’s hard not to make breakfast casserole every morning with this recipe ;). Hi Sasha! I just responded to another commenter about freezing, I’ll add it here: (Make sure you bake as directed BEFORE freezing): You can also use an equivalent amount of cooked bacon or sausage. Cover tightly and refrigerate overnight. Add the shallot and pepper and a pinch of salt and pepper. Also I would just spray the pan with cooking spray and forget the melted butter. Or, for a great onion flavor without the texture, use green onion. My family loved it! Butter a 9"x13" pan. You will have to guesstimate the bake times. Not cool charlat. How does this do in the freezer? We have 2 vegetarians in the house. Everyone loved it. One of the main reasons is onions. So I’ve made it a half a dozen times now. That sounds delicious! I’m so glad everyone loved it! This might be dumb.. but when substituting with bacon – do I cook the bacon before adding it to the potatoes and cheese? I did the overnight version and used a disposable 9×13 pan. For the cheese, I don’t deviate from the classic, and I use cheddar cheese. This recipe was originally published on March 17, 2017. Today, the new year’s diet begins (ugh). Chopped steamed asparagus or broccoli florets are good ideas. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Yes, the glass serving tray shattered from the heat in the oven, and we ended up with glass all over the top of our beautiful breakfast casserole. This casserole is a nice and cozy breakfast or brunch meal that everyone will enjoy. Can be made day ahead and put into oven in the morning, unless using fresh shredded potatoes. My mother-in-law Kris had it all baked up and ready to go, and it was warming on the bottom rack in the oven. I’ve never been more excited to go to the grocery store, haha. I think because I don’t want to be cooking that early bu LOVE breakfast food haha. Do you think this would be good without the ham (serve a breakfast meat on the side for others instead). They can either be made ahead of time before cooking and stored in the refrigerator, but baked breakfast casseroles also reheat well. This is a delicious breakfast for when you have company or for special brunches. Can I use fat free milk or any kind of milk instead of the evaporated or cream? Or, allow the bakeware to rest outside of the fridge for 30 minutes to reach room temperature while the oven preheats.