The Shady Porch: Crock Pot Morning Casserole

9.25.2011

Crock Pot Morning Casserole

This is a hearty morning meal to break the fast. It has all of the traditional elements of a big weekend breakfast, but the added convenience of the crock pot doing all the work! This is a large casserole and would serve 6-8.


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A great recipe to use when having overnight guests, the aromas of breakfast fill the house before anyone gets up after a late night together. Add a fresh pot of coffee and/or a batch of sausage gravy to the menu, and there is something for everyone in this big winner with friends and family.



Crock Pot Morning Casserole

Ingredients

1 32 oz. bag of frozen hash browns - shredded works best
1 lb of diced bacon (cooked & drained) or 1 lb. cooked ham, cubed (we did half ham & half bacon)
1 medium onion (optional)
1 green bell pepper, diced (optional)
1 1/2 c. shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
1 dozen eggs
1 C. milk (we used half & half)
1 t. salt

1 t. pepper or to taste


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Bacon, Ham, Onion and Green Bell Pepper layer

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Morning Casserole assembled and ready
to cook while you sleep!
Directions
Spray crock pot with butter cooking spray or line with crock pot liner. Place a layer of frozen hash browns on the bottom of the slow cooker. Then layer bacon, onion, green pepper and cheese. Repeat the layering process two or three more times, ending with a layer of cheese.
Beat the eggs, milk, salt and pepper together.

Pour over the layered crock pot mixture. Cover, and turn crock pot on low for 8-10 hours.

-adapted from  Recipe4Living.


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 Other great breakfast recipes for you -
  Buttermilk Waffles and  Baked Egg Muffins


D SteppAbout D Stepp
D is a lifestyle blogger who shares recipes, craft ideas, gardening information, and DIY projects from her home in Kentucky. D is the author of two blogs : The Shady Porch, which features easy-to-make recipes along with tips and tales from a home gardener, and Craft-D-ness, which displays a wide range of arts and craft ideas and DIY projects. She is the co-author of Bosco's Sammiches. Click here if you would like to follow D via, Twitter and Facebook.