Susan's Breakfast Casserole With Bacon

Breakfast Bake
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Ratings (70)
  • Total: 60 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
492 Calories
35g Fat
13g Carbs
30g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 492
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35g 45%
Saturated Fat 19g 93%
Cholesterol 297mg 99%
Sodium 713mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 30g
Calcium 727mg 56%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Susan's breakfast casserole recipe is made with eggs, bacon or sausage, and cheese. This is an excellent choice for a busy weekend family breakfast or for a holiday morning. This casserole can also be prepared the night before. Just cover it, refrigerate it overnight, and pop it in the oven in the morning!

This is a popular breakfast casserole recipe, and it is really quite versatile. 

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bread
  • 12 to 16 ounces bacon or breakfast sausage, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 350 F.

  2. Grease the bottom of a 9x13x2-inch baking pan.

  3. Tear 4 slices of bread into small pieces and place in the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle cooked crumbled bacon or sausage over bread pieces. Sprinkle cheddar cheese over the bacon or sausage.

  4. In a bowl, whisk the eggs with the milk ​​and mustard; pour over the cheese layer. 

  5. Bake at 350 F for 35 to 45 minutes.

Tip

  • Make-AheadThis casserole can be prepared and refrigerated, unbaked, overnight. Just take it out of the refrigerator about 30 minutes before baking.

Recipe Variations

  • Use diced leftover or deli ham in place of the bacon or sausage.
  • Omit the bacon or sausage for a vegetarian version of the recipe.
  • Replace the sliced bread with torn croissants, English muffins, or biscuits.
  • Add some sautéed onions and peppers for a brunch dish.