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Amish Breakfast Casserole Recipe
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We enjoyed a hearty breakfast bake during a visit to an Amish inn. When I asked for the recipe, one of the ladies told me the ingredients right off the top of her head. I modified it to create this version my family loves. Try breakfast sausage in place of bacon. —Beth Notaro, Kokomo, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sliced bacon, diced
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 6 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded Swiss cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 273 calories, 18g fat (10g saturated fat), 153mg cholesterol, 477mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook bacon and onion over medium heat until bacon is crisp; drain. In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients; stir in bacon mixture. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish.
  2. Bake, uncovered, 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Amish Breakfast Casserole in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p12


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Ohiohillsmom User ID: 8934460 254208
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2016

"Everybody loves this recipe! I don't thaw the hash browns if making the night before. I just mix as instructed and put in the refrigerator. Since everything is cold I add 10 more minutes to baking time."

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aoriggs@aol.com User ID: 5811024 252766
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2016

"So simple and tasty!"

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daleylb User ID: 8555411 252281
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2016

"would prefer that people not preach their own opinions that refer to ingredients. all can read the recipe and understand and decide if it's to their liking."

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mlhawks User ID: 5429552 252125
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2016

"Very good. I added green chili's as well, and it was awesome.

I think the negative people are real downers and takes away from the fun of this site. Please everyone.....be positive."

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sheeleigh User ID: 6163781 252120
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2016

"My grandsons love this casserole. I have to make 2 for the 6 boys! Always a hit! I use 1 1/2 pound drained sausage, and a dozen eggs for each casserole and more cheese and potatoes. One casserole doesn't feed a dozen people."

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dknudson User ID: 3256388 252107
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2016

"Used sausage instead of bacon. Added mushrooms and green peppers. Love this recipe!"

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everly User ID: 619809 252100
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2016

"It looks good, but I can't have the cheese. Why does everything have to have cheese? What can I use in place of it?"

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hchambers User ID: 7140928 249692
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2016

"Really great breakfast dish! I like to add green chilies along with some salt and pepper."

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KarenKeefe User ID: 2062961 246788
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2016

"Added green chilis and chopped red pepper. It turned out really good!"

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amsm User ID: 8302234 246261
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2016

"I enjoyed this casserole and served it for Easter breakfast at my house. We really liked the combination of the cheddar and Swiss cheeses. I did add some seasoned salt and pepper to taste, as I thought it needed some seasoning."

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