Sunday Brunch Egg Casserole Recipe
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Sunday Brunch Egg Casserole Recipe

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My favorite brunch dish got a makeover with egg substitute and lower-fat cheese. The lightened-up version still tastes delicious, but it won't weigh you down! —Alice Hofmann, Sussex, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 6 bacon strips, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cartons (8 ounces each) egg substitute
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 4 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 181 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 122mg cholesterol, 591mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 16g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard drippings.
  2. In same skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pepper and onion; cook and stir until tender. Remove from heat.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, egg substitute, milk and seasonings until blended. Stir in potatoes, cheese, bacon and pepper mixture.
  4. Transfer to a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Sunday Brunch Casserole in Healthy Cooking October/November 2009, p20

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Emanon User ID: 1519129 255702
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2016

"To "hassal" who couldn't find shredded hash-browns., I always use the fresh, shredded hash-browns found on shelf, just above the eggs in every grocery store I shop in. I think they are much better than frozen and they also come in Southwestern (seasoned) style. Hope this helps those who didn't know they were available."

pudgeman User ID: 7087770 186158
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2014

"I like to make a brunch casserole each year for Christmas brunch. I like to try a new one each year. This year I chose this one and we really enjoyed this one a lot. I did use all egg substitute instead of eggs and the substitute. We all enjoyed this casserole and I will make it again."

njpodlesak User ID: 4012101 102805
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2013

"The recipe sounded very good. I decided to try. My family didn't particularly care for it since it was bland. Next time I may substitute sausage for the bacon. I also had to cook it almost an hour at eventually 400 degrees in order for it to set."

danielleylee User ID: 4484886 166957
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2013

"The hash browns kept this very moist. It was good breakfast dish for overnight guests."

SHOK User ID: 5616182 211177
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2013

"A question? Why do you have to use eggs AND egg substitute? Why can't you use all egg substitute and cut some cholesterol?"

ValerieMS User ID: 4364700 118306
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2012

"My husband is diabetic, but he hates knowing he's eating like it. He loved this casserole so it's a keeper in our house."

U R one hot mama User ID: 3160393 102804
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2012

"I followed directions to a tee. It was very bland. My family didn't like it."

hassall User ID: 4339582 168237
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

"Very good, added mushrooms & used ham instead of bacon. Nice to be able to make ahead. A keeper for sure. I had trouble getting the shredded home fries so I bought the big ones and cut them up."

cwbuff User ID: 441425 102783
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2011

"My husband gave this a thumbs up! I followed Zinna's suggestion of using fresh tomatoes and sausage, as I am not a fan of bacon and I used grape tomatoes, halved. Tomatoes work well with eggs. I mixed all the ingredients the night before and just put it in the pan the next day and baked it. Will definitely make again."

zinnas User ID: 1642082 186139
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2011

"instead of bacon,i used sausage and added fresh tomatoes.i cut the recipe in was delicious.will be making it for Easter sunday brunch."

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