Cheesy Bacon & Broccoli Overnight Breakfast Casserole Recipe (6 Ingredients) by 30Seconds Food

Cheesy Bacon & Broccoli Overnight Breakfast Casserole Recipe (6 Ingredients)

At 30Seconds, we're always looking for ways to make delicious meals more easily. This easy, delicious overnight breakfast casserole recipe fits that description perfectly!

What could be better than making this cheesy broccoli and bacon casserole recipe at night, waking up in the morning and popping it into the oven? We know! Making it in the morning and popping it into the oven for dinner at the end of a busy day. Whether you enjoy this scrumptious casserole recipe for breakfast or brunch or dinner, it's a win-win-win.

This cheesy bacon and broccoli overnight breakfast casserole has only six ingredients and it's pure delish. It's super simple to put together, and takes only 10 minutes of prep time. The hardest part will be waiting for it to finish baking in the oven because it makes the house feel so warm and cozy. 

All you need to make this tasty gluten-free casserole are a few flavorful ingredients: eggs, milk, garlic, shredded cheddar cheese, broccoli florets and crumbled bacon or diced ham. The red pepper flakes are optional, in case you want to give your casserole some kick. If making for dinner, you can serve this recipe with a fresh vegetable or a nice salad on the side. Enjoy comfort food at its finest, during the holidays or anytime!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes plus at least 6 hours of refrigeration
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes plus at least 6 hours of refrigeration
Servings: 8


  • 12 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup crumbled cooked bacon or diced ham
  • crushed red pepper flakes, if desired (optional)

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Recipe Notes

  • If you'd like some heat, feel free to add a sprinkle of red pepper flakes.
  • You can use your favorite shredded cheese, such as mozzarella, instead of cheddar.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer.

Here's how to make it:

  1. Whisk the eggs, milk and garlic together in a large mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Stir in the cheese.
  2. Spray a 3-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Spread the broccoli and bacon evenly in the dish.
  3. Pour the egg mixture over the top. Sprinkle with crushed red pepper flakes, if using. Cover and refrigerate overnight or at least 6 hours.
  4. When ready to cook, bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 40 minutes, until cooked through and golden. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 277

Total Fat: 20.5g

Saturated Fat: 9.6g

Cholesterol: 251mg

Sodium: 556mg

Total Carbohydrate: 3.6g

Dietary Fiber: 0.7g

Total Sugars: 1.6g

Protein: 19.8g

Vitamin D: 23mcg

Calcium: 263mg

Iron: 2mg

Potassium: 264mg

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This is a fantastic idea! 😋
Elisa Schmitz
What a wonderful way to start (or end) your day. Brilliant!
I love overnight recipes that make the next day easier.
This is great what kind of broccoli probably spares or florets and also can you substitute cheddar cheese and are using brown eggs organic I appreciate your tips thanks this looks wonderful
Elisa Schmitz
Hi Rosseyes ! The recipe calls for broccoli florets and cheddar cheese, but you could certainly use other vegetables or cheeses if you like. Enjoy this delicious recipe and let us know how it turned out for you!

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