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Cheesy O'Brien Egg Scramble Recipe
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Cheesy O'Brien Egg Scramble Recipe

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This breakfast bake is a snap to prepare. It's perfect for a brunch buffet or when out-of-town guests stay the night. Full of bacon, cheese, hash browns and eggs, the all-in-one dish is a hearty crowd-pleaser. —Margaret Edmondson Red Oak, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (28 ounces) frozen O'Brien potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cheddar cheese soup, undiluted
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 12 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 451 calories, 33 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 275 mg cholesterol, 1,101 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, prepare hash browns according to package directions. sprinkle with garlic salt and pepper. Transfer to a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Top with soup. Set aside 1/2 cup of bacon; sprinkle remaining bacon over soup.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs. In another large skillet, heat butter until hot. Add eggs; cook and stir over medium heat until eggs are nearly set. Spoon over bacon. Sprinkle with cheese and reserved bacon.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy O'Brien Egg Scramble in Quick Cooking November/December 2001, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 451 calories, 33 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 275 mg cholesterol, 1,101 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Aug. 11, 2014

"I really like this. I use half as much cheddar and it still tastes great. Next time I will try to save time by using pre-cooked hash brown patties to use as the crust. I also use a carton of egg beaters in place of about 7 of the eggs (again to save time). Still tastes great."

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Reviewed Jan. 7, 2012

"My girls request this as their special birthday food! I also make it every Christmas morning. This time I made it with the hash brown patties that you can put in the toaster, as the bottom layer. I toasted them up a bit and made a single layer in the bottom of the casserole dish, breaking up to fill in spaces. Turned out great and save cleaning up a frying pan!"

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Reviewed Jun. 7, 2010

"I actually made this for a dinner.

I used half a pound pork sausage instead of the bacon. It was awesome! All my kids loved it! My 4 year old, who I usually have to force feed asked for seconds. This is definitely a new fave."

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Reviewed Mar. 30, 2010

"I have also used smoked bacon with this and it's just great!!!!!"

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Reviewed Oct. 19, 2009

"i make this at least once a month, more if my family has their way. they are meat eaters so i add half pound bacon and half pound sausage to it i put it together the night before and all i have to do in the am is preheat the oven and cook!!!!! its great

i have even used left over baked chicken or roast beef chopped up and some peas and carrots. it is an easy dinner."

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