Breakfast Casserole

Description

An easy breakfast casserole sure to please everyone. You can add or omit items to suit your family. Servings: 8

Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Ingredients

  • 12 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 1/4 cups grate cheddar cheese
  • 3 cups of croutons
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups milk or half and half
  • 1 bell pepper (red, green add nice color) diced
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste (optional)

Other Items

  • 9 x 12 pan
  • Pam or other nonstick cooking spray
  • Whisk
  • Small microwaveable bowl to melt butter
  • Medium bowl
  • Paper Towels

Steps

  • Cook bacon over medium heat in skillet until evenly brown. Drain on paper towels, crumble and set aside.
  • Spray 9 x 12 pan with Pam or other nonstick spray. Line with the croutons.
  • Melt butter in small dish in microwave. Drizzle over croutons
  • Sprinkle two cups of the grated cheese over the croutons.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  • Crack eggs into medium bowl and whisk to break up the egg yolks. Add milk or half and half and mustard. Mix.
  • Add diced peppers and beat until well-combined.
  • Pour over the croutons and the cheese. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon and remaining 1/4 cup cheese.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 30-40 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to stand 10 minutes before serving. Cute into squares and serve.

Tips and Suggestions

  • Use two types of bell peppers for added color.
  • Use two types of cheese for variation
  • For additional flavor, let sit overnight in the refrigerator
  • Be sure to mix in the mustard well
  • I omit the salt and pepper since the bacon provides enough salt for our taste