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Amish Breakfast Casserole Recipe
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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 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

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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hchambers
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
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2016

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

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amsm
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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sdvitt
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2016

"I followed this recipe exactly and would never made this dish again. Everyone who tried it thought it was missing something and I agreed. Maybe green peppers or ground mustard?"

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Nanabug55
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2016

"The best ever! I add bacon and sausage this morning with onion and peppers. I used Jalepeno cheese and cheddar! Very moist too. A must try if you haven't!"

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Angelkd
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2016

"Easy casserole to make and excellent flavor."

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wintermom9597@yahoo.com
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2016

"Changed this up just a tiny bit. Used 8 eggs, 6 cups hash browns and diced ham instead of the bacon. It was a huge hit for the guys at the cabin - nice hearty breakfast before a day of snowmobiling in Wisconsin's north woods! And the leftovers were terrific the next morning."

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melindat09
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2016

"Delicious! I made 2 dishes of this, one with ham and one with sausage. Added a couple extra eggs to one dish. Next time I make this I will also add a couple extra egg giving the dish a little more fluff."

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linda1956
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2016

"Delicious!! I added a handful of diced ham along with the bacon- just because. Really liked the hash brown base. Quick and easy to prepare. The family loved it- multiple requests to for the recipe. Will definitely make this again!!"

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Cookiegirl40
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2016

"I prepare breakfast for 12-16 Methodist fellows once a month, and this particular recipe is their favorite. It contains all the ingredients in one place!!"

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