Mom's Easy 5-Ingredient Cheesy Bacon Breakfast Casserole Recipe by 30Seconds Food

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Mom's Easy 5-Ingredient Cheesy Bacon Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Do most breakfast casseroles underwhelm you? We think this easy breakfast casserole recipe may change your mind. It will be a good morning when you start the day with this easy hash brown casserole recipe that's loaded with eggs, bacon and cheese. 

This easy, cheesy breakfast or brunch recipe will please the whole family. It's one hash brown recipe we think you'll want anytime of day. All you need to make this breakfast casserole is frozen hash browns, bacon or sausage, cheddar cheese, eggs and milk. It takes about 45 minutes for the egg casserole to bake, which gives you time to cut up some fresh fruit or make toast. Yum! 

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Servings: 9 to 12


  • 1 bag (30 ounces) frozen hash browns, thawed
  • 1 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled or 1 roll breakfast sausage, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (divided)
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cups milk

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Recipe Notes

  • Instead of cheddar cheese, try gruyere, Swiss, Monterey Jack, Colby Jack, pepper-jack or your favorite cheese.

Here's how to make it:

  1. Combine the potatoes, bacon or sausage and 1 cup cheese in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Pour into a greased 13x9-inch baking dish.
  2. Stir together the eggs and milk in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Pour the mixture over the hash browns.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 40 minutes. Top with the remaining 1 cup of cheese and bake about 5 minutes more.

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Breakfast for dinner! 😋
Elisa Schmitz
Wow, does this look good. On the weekend brunch menu, for sure! #yum

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