Cheesy Mashed Potato Egg Casserole ~ Perfect Breakfast or Brunch Casserole Loaded with Mashed Potatoes, Eggs, Cheese and Bacon! This Hearty Breakfast Recipe is Perfect for Entertaining!
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You are going to think I’m a slightly odd duck when I tell you this, but breakfast…breakfast gets me excited you guys! It’s so backwards because I really hate getting up in the morning and I don’t make a big breakfast very often but I love it all the same. I especially love it when I serve it for dinner! Luckily for me my girls and hubs love it too.
The girls are always requesting eggs, pancakes, waffles etc. I think I might love serving it for dinner because I feel like I’m daring and on the edge. Yes, in my life that’s about as daring as I get!
Also, another daring point in my life was using mashed potatoes in a breakfast casserole. I usually opt of hash browns like 99% of other people but I went out on a limb and decided that mashed potatoes were going to happen.
You guys, it was epic! We’ve made this multiple times already and that’s saying a lot! We’ve also mixed things up and substituted the Simply Potatoes® Mashed Potatoes our for their Simply Potatoes® Garlic Mashed Potatoes. Amazing! If you are a garlic lover like me then you need to try this option too!
Plus, Easter is right around the corner! Can you believe it? If you are looking to keep your holiday meal simple this is your ticket! This recipe comes together in minutes so you can spend time with your guests instead of slaving over the meal in the kitchen. Sounds like a win right? I’m practicing #SimplyHolidays and making it real and simple!
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For this delicious Cheesy Mashed Potato Egg Casserole I dressed up our Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes! I love that it’s the perfect quick and easy breakfast or brunch recipe for your family or when you have guests plus it would be great for breakfast for dinner because it’s so hearty!
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Cheesy Mashed Potato Egg Casserole
- 2 package Simply Potatoes® Mashed Potatoes, prepeared according to package directions
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 (16 oz) package bacon, prepared and crumbled, divided
- 1 1/2 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
- 6 eggs
- Green Onions, optional
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- In a large mixing bowl combine potatoes, garlic, pepper, salt, 1 c. cheese and half of the crumbled bacon. Mix until combined.
- Spray 2 quart casserole dish with non-stick spray. Spread mashed potato mixture in bottom of pan.
- Next, make 6 wells in the mashed potatoes for the eggs. Crack eggs into the wells.
- Sprinkle remaining bacon and cheese on top of potatoes.
- Baked 15-20 minutes or until the whites of eggs are just set but yolks are still slightly runny. If you prefer your eggs more done bake longer.
- Sprinkle with green onions and serve immediately.
by Julie Evink
|Amount Per Serving||As Served|
|Calories 549kcal Calories from fat 394|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 44g||68%|
|Saturated Fat 17g||85%|
|Dietary Fiber 2g||8%|
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
|Total Fat||Less than||65g|
|Sat Fat||Less than||25g|
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Simply Potatoes®. The opinions and text are all mine.