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American Breakfast Casserole

American Breakfast Casserole

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Meat, potato, and cheese breakfast casserole. Serve for breakfast for dinner or Sunday brunch with mimosas and coffee. Try mozzarella or pepper jack cheese in place of the Cheddar, or colby-jack in place of the Swiss for variations.

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  • Calories:
  • 292 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 20.9 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 19.6 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 136 mg
  • 45%
  • Sodium:
  • 730 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cook and stir bacon and onion in a skillet over medium heat until the bacon is crisp, 10 to 15 minutes. Drain grease, reserving the drippings.
  3. Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with the reserved bacon grease.
  4. Combine the cooked bacon and onion, eggs, hash brown potatoes, Cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, Swiss cheese, bell pepper, and green chilies in the prepared baking dish; stir to combine.
  5. Bake in preheated oven until the eggs are set firm, 35 to 40 minutes.
  6. Let casserole cool 10 minutes before cutting to serve.
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Reviews

LindaT
27
6/19/2012

Delicious.. I really liked the tang from the cottage cheese.. was different. I'll make this again

KarenSue
19
9/20/2012

I made this for a ladies brunch and everyone thought it was wonderful. I did not change a thing. I will definitely use this again.

JOJOMAGIC
8
12/24/2012

This recipe was delicious. I made it for a family thing hoping to have some leftovers but the family devoured it ALL. I used 8 eggs instead of 6 and added a little extra bacon and used sharp cheddar and pepperjack cheeses. It was so great. Will definitely make again.