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Baked Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

  • Author: Mindee
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Hearty breakfasts are perfect for the fall and winter months when you're looking for something to warm you up and get you going! Golden hash browns, melty cheese and crispy bacon make for a dish the whole family will love!


Ingredients

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  • 1 lb . Bacon. chopped in pieces (or 1 lb. ground sausage)
  • 1 small Onion (chopped)
  • 4 cups Frozen Shredded Hash Browns (thawed (roughly a 24 oz package))
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 cup Shredded Swiss Cheese
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 3/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 6 Large Eggs

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Heat up a frying pan over medium heat and cooking the bacon and onions until the bacon is crisp. Drain and discard the bacon grease.
  4. While the bacon and onions are cooking, grate the cheese, dump the thawed hash browns into a large bowl and whisk the eggs, sour cream, and milk together.
  5. Dump the hash browns into a large mixing bowl.
  6. Mix the crispy bacon, onions, shredded cheddar cheese and shredded swiss cheese into the hash browns.
  7. Stir the sour cream egg mixture into the hash brown mixture.
  8. Dump the hash brown mixture into the prepared baking dish and spread into an even layer.
  9. Feel free to season the top with black pepper.
  10. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes covered with aluminum foil.  Then remove the foil and bake for another 30 minutes.
  11. The top should be a little browned and the eggs should be cooked and set.
  12. Store the leftovers in the fridge in an airtight container.

Notes

  • How quickly this casserole bakes depends on if the hash browns are frozen or not. This breakfast casserole can be make the night before but will cook faster because the hash browns will be thawed.

Adapted from: www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/amish-breakfast-casserole

Keywords: baked hash browns, hash brown casserole, hash brown breakfast, hash brown bake