The Best Breakfast Casserole

4.47 from 39 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 12 people
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The Best Breakfast Casserole is a thick and creamy egg base with shredded potatoes, chunks of ham and flavorful cheese blends that bakes up in no time. Make ahead or enjoy the morning of during the holidays!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, casserole

Ingredients

  • 24 ounces frozen shredded potatoes
  • salt and pepper
  • 12 eggs
  • 2 cup half and half
  • 1 teaspoon season salt
  • 1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 1/2 cup pepper jack cheese grated
  • 2 cup chopped ham Or your preferred meat, sausage would also be great

Instructions

  1. Grease a 9x13 inch pan. Add the frozen and shredded potatoes to the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs together. Then add half and half, season salt, cheddar cheese, pepper jack, and chopped ham.
  3. Pour over the top of the frozen potatoes. Cover with foil and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
  4. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 90 minutes. Let rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Notes

Updated on December 7, 2019

Original Post on December 22, 2014

Nutrition Facts
The Best Breakfast Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 225 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 206mg69%
Sodium 436mg18%
Potassium 138mg4%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 630IU13%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 274mg27%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.