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Amish Breakfast Casserole

 Amish Breakfast Casserole
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
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sliced bacon, diced
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook bacon and onion until bacon is crisp; drain.
  • In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; stir in bacon
  • mixture. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife
  • inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes
  • before cutting. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 273 calories, 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 153 mg cholesterol, 477 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 18 g protein.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.